Articles of Interest – January 11, 2013

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QUOTE(S) OF THE WEEK

“Nothing is inevitable until it happens.” – A. J. P. Taylor

 

“What was given to us by the past is adapted to the possibilities of the future.” – Carl Jung

 

“We must not say every mistake is a foolish one.” – Cicero

 

“Next time someone complains that you have made a mistake, tell him that may be a good thing. Because without imperfection, neither you nor I would exist.” – Stephen Hawking

 

“To be alive at all involves some risk.” – Harold MacMillan

 

“Our fears are an amazing gift of the imagination … a way of glimpsing what might be the future when there’s still time to influence how that future will play out.” – Karen Thompson Walker

 

Innovation Quotes of the Week – Jan. 6, 2013
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

 

VIDEOS OF THE WEEK

David Kelley of IDEO talks “design thinking” on 60 Minutes
TED Blog

 

A crash course in creativity: Tina Seelig at TEDxStanford
You Tube

 

New York City’s Next Great Poet
The Creativity Post

 

 

FEATURED EVENTS

NCN Webinar | Meet NCN’s New ED!
National Creativity Network
January 17

 

Global Grand Challenges Summit Announced
National Academy of Engineering
March 12 – 13

 

RISD President John Maeda to Deliver a Keynote Address at AEP National Forum
Arts Education Partnership
April 4 – 5

 

The National Innovation Summit and Showcase jointly announces its call-for-innovations with TechConnect World 2013 in Washington D.C.
PR Newswire – The Sacramento Bee
May 12 – 16

 

CreativeMornings | a monthly breakfast lecture series
CreativeMornings
Various

 

ARTICLES OF INTEREST

In Brief …
tompeters!

 

27 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts In 2012
Blog: MyScienceAcademy

 

Five Questions to Ask about the Common Core*
Blog: Yong Zhao

 

The Science of Creativity in 2013: Looking Back to Look Forward
Moments of Genius | Big Think

 

National STEM Video Game Challenge
Joan Ganz Cooney Center

 

Local Doctor Blends Medicine And Music
WAMU 88.5 – American University Radio

 

Google Wins an Antitrust Battle
The New York Times

 

Online Learning, En Masse
Video – The New York Times

 

12 States Get Failing Grades on Public School Policies From Advocacy Group

The New York Times

 

Toontastic Jr. and the Brave New World of Online Creative Co-Play
Joan Ganz Cooney Center

 

The Top 10 Challenges for Brain Science in 2013
Forbes

 

Your Brain On Big Bird: Sesame Street Helps to Reveal Patterns of Neural Development
Science Daily

 

Does the “school cliff” matter more than the fiscal cliff?
Blog: Daniel Pink

 

In Defense of Equal Tuition for All Majors
Commentary – The Chronicle of Higher Education

 

Don’t Let Idiots Squash Your Great Ideas
Next Generation Consulting

 

Myths About Our Right and Left Brains
Blog: Am I My Genes? – Psychology Today

 

Lawrence Lessig: Online Artists Share Work—Tyrants Would Prefer They Share a Cell
WSJ.com

 

Key Takeaways From PSFK’s Future Of Work Report
PSFK

 

Overcoming Artist’s Block (Part 2)
DesignTAXI.com

 

More Creativity, Less Standardization: Why You Should Support National Opt Out Day
Education on GOOD

 

Mobile Apps Drive Rapid Changes in Search Technology
The New York Times

 

Five innovation predictions for 2013
The Washington Post

 

Jon Kolko: Now Hiring: The Most Liberal Art
The Huffington Post

 

Top 100 Innovation Articles of 2012
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Role Models in Science & Engineering Achievement: Jane Goodall – Primatologist and Conservationist
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

 

Innovating the Toyota, and YouTube, Way
Harvard Business Review

 

Design Trends for 2013
The Meme

 

Social Entrepreneurship: A Fundamental Game Changer
Forbes

 

5 Trends Entrepreneurs Will See in 2013
BusinessNewsDaily.com

 

Never Mind E-Books: Why Print Books Are Here to Stay
WSJ.com

 

A Visit to the New Museum of Math in Manhattan
The New Yorker

 

As the Battle for the Online Art World Sharpens, How the Players Are Adapting
Artinfo

 

Melinda Gates: Without Teachers, the Classroom Is Just a Room
The Huffington Post

 

Innovation – what’s that?
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Could Better Designed Schools Increase Student’s Performance?
PSFK

 

Humanities Aren’t a Science. Stop Treating Them Like One.
The Creativity Post

 

7 Seven Characteristics Of Innovative Companies
DesignTAXI.com

 

NIH Scientists Identify Molecule That Restores Memory In Mice With Alzheimer’s
Blog: InventorSpot

 

How Free Online Courses Are Changing the Traditional Liberal Arts Education
PBS NewsHour

 

Innovation pessimism: Has the ideas machine broken down?
The Economist

30 Ways To Promote Creativity in Your Classroom
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Closing the Disconnect on Innovation
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Funding Innovative Science
Science Magazine

 

Sum Times: Math for Urban Walls
Design on GOOD

 

Michelle Rhee, Education and the Inputs-Outcomes Trap
Governing Magazine

 

America’s Next Manufacturing Boom In One Word: Plastics
Fast Company

 

A $1 Billion Project To Remake The Disney World Experience, Using RFID
Co.Design: Fast Company

 

To Increase Innovation, Take the Sting Out of Failure
Harvard Business Review

 

Iowa View: STEM classes are incubators for Iowa’s future innovators
The Des Moines Register

 

U.S. Immigration Policy Is Killing Entrepreneurship. Here’s What to Do About It
Forbes

 

America in Need of National and Local Bandwidth Initiatives
Voices – AllThingsD

 

Entrepreneur Manifesto – Another Look
CompanyFounder.com

 

Management Is (Still) Not Leadership
Harvard Business Review

 

Top 5 Companies for Open Innovation – Jan 2013
CustomerThink

 

Why The Next Social Media Frontier Is The Past
Fast Company

 

Women Who Changed the World Through Science & Engineering: Rita Levi-Montalcini — Renowned Italian-American Biologist and Neurologist
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

 

Four reasons your version of better might not be enough
Seth’s Blog

 

Create Now, Critique Later
Blog: Hollywood on the Couch, Psychology Today

 

Our Minds Wander At Least 30% Of the Time
Blog: Brain Wise, Psychology Today

 

E-book ‘buyers’ have few rights
Minneapolis Star-Tribune

 

Canadians back government support for arts in Heritage poll
Arts & Entertainment – CBC News

 

Mount Mary math professor in need of 50,000 business cards
BizTimes Daily

 

Where U.S. R&D Dollars Go
MIT Technology Review

 

17 Hot Industries to Watch in 2013
Small Business Trends

 

‘STEM To STEAM’ Uses Art To Teach Science Skills
Daily Astorian: Northwest

 

CES’s Biggest Miss: Marketing That Just Doesn’t Get Women
Special: CES – Advertising Age

 

Data King Nate Silver Isn’t Sold on Evaluating Teachers With Test Scores
Education on GOOD

 

Role Models in Science & Engineering Achievement: Farouk El-Baz — Geologist
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

 

Who goes first?
Seth’s Blog

 

7 Ways to Make it Safe for Others to Innovate
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Does Math Make Research “Better”?
Freakonomics Blog

 

Today’s Smile
Blog: The Flip Side, Psychology Today

 

Reworking Your Business Plan? Consider These Tips
Entrepreneur.com

 

A Pixar Animator’s Epic Quest To Create 365 Superheroes
Co.Design: Fast Company

 

5 Nonprofit Innovators to Watch in 2013
Outlook 2013, The Chronicle of Philanthropy

 

MOOCs
The Creativity Post

 

The First Mover Effect in Open/Business Model Innovation
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

If Scientists Had Super Powers…
Blog: The Prince of Evolution, Psychology Today

 

Is This the First Videogame About Battling Old Age?
Game|Life | Wired.com

 

Innovation, Consumer Reports, and the Prius: Why George Will Was Wrong
Forbes

 

Who Will Be The Next Iron Chef Of Innovation?
Forbes

 

2013: A Brain Wave Symphony?
Science with Moxie, Scientific American Blog Network

 

Modern parenting may hinder brain development, research suggests
Science Daily

 

The Fabulous Five
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Insanely Simple – Don’t Think Simplicity Is Easy!
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

For a Glimpse Of The Future, Try To Read A 3.5-Inch Floppy Disk
Fast Company

 

Citizen Science, Citizen Policy
The Scicurious Brain, Scientific American Blog Network

 

Western neuroscience study reveals new link between basic math skills and PSAT math success
Science Codex

 

Twitter’s Biz Stone And Ev Williams And Charlie Rose: The Long And Short Of Creative Conversations
Fast Company

 

Innovation Methods Based On Bad Neuroscience
Business Insider

 

The Rise of Post-Familialism: Humanity’s Future?
New Geography

 

Big Education Ideas in 2013
Edutopia News

 

Essential Creative Advice From Joss Whedon, Carrie Brownstein, Jim Stengel And 13 Others
Co.Create: Fast Company

 

17 Innovation Essays For Jump-Starting Your 2013
Co.Design: Fast Company

 

Innovation: Where Can We Go From Here? A Lot Of Places, Actually
TechCrunch

 

Mr. Rogers’ Lessons For A New Generation
Fast Company

 

Technology 2012: A Year of Innovation and Confrontation
Sci-Tech Today

 

Photos Of The Year 2012
Fast Company

 

Best of Edutopia: Staff Picks for 2012
Edutopia

 

Game Theory: A Playwright on the Art of Video Games
The New York Times

 

Natural Setting and Tech Break Boost Creativity
Scientific American Podcast

 

Pioneering Literacy in the Digital Wild West: Empowering Parents and Educators
Joan Ganz Cooney Center

 

Kids Online: A new research agenda for understanding social networking forums
Joan Ganz Cooney Center

 

Makers on the Move in Libraries and Museums
UpNext: The IMLS Blog

Connections – The Role of Art-Making and the Arts in the Research University
PND | Foundation Center

 

For Legacy Media Companies, a Lucrative Year
The New York Times

 

At Disney Parks, a Bracelet Meant to Build Loyalty (and Sales)
The New York Times

 

Are you Capturing the Value of Your Innovation?
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Matching Innovation Possibilities with Needs
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

McKinsey Innovation Report – what stands out
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Engineering Incantations
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

5 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Emotional Intelligence
Blog: Communication Success, Psychology Today

 

Saved by Art And Truth
Blog: Beyond Blame, Psychology Today

 

Spencer Hickman: Vinyl sales are on the increase
BBC News – Today

 

Inside The Library of Congress’s Mission To Organize 170 Billion Tweets
Fast Company

 

Who Made That Universal Product Code?
The New York Times

 

Exclusive: Disney looks for cost savings, ponders layoffs – sources
WTAQ, Reuters

 

 

 

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