Articles of Interest – January 18, 2013

January 18, 2013 in Blog Post | Comments (0)



“To be able to ask a question clearly is two-thirds of the way to getting it answered.” – John Ruskin


“The imagination of a boy is healthy, and the mature imagination of a man is healthy; but there is a space of life between, in which the soul is in a ferment, the character undecided, the way of life uncertain, the ambition thick-sighted: thence proceeds mawkishness.” – John Keats


“Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.” – Peter Marshall


“Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.” – Auguste Rodin


“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – St. Francis of Assisi


50 Awesome Quotes on Possibility
The Heart of Innovation



Google + PSFK: Creative Innovation @ CES [Video]


Virtual Choir 4: Eric Whitacre Creates Awesome Kickstarter Campaign (WATCH)
The Huffington Post



NCN Webinars
National Creativity Network
February 21, March 21


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



Innovation in China
Blog: Innovation Excellence


David Galenson: The Wisdom and Creativity of the Elders in Art and Science
The Huffington Post


Understanding idea adoption (you’re not a slot, you choose a slot)
Seth’s Blog


Hiring Creative Employees
The Creativity Post


Does Human Capital Tend to Cluster in Center Cities or the Suburbs?
Jobs & Economy, The Atlantic Cities


‘Bookless Libraries’ Lends E-Readers Instead Of Books: The Future?


Drivers With Hands Full Get a Backup – The Car
The New York Times


AT&T Seeks Innovation in Internet-Based Telephone Services
MIT Technology Review


MIT Brain Scans Show That Entrepreneurs Really Do Think Different
Fast Company


Entrepreneurship: A Working Definition
Harvard Business Review


State Broadband Index


We Aren’t Preparing Young People for Careers at Disney or Apple
ARTSblog, Americans for the Arts


Information In America Moves 33,480,000 Times Faster Than It Did 200 Years Ago


Bexar set to turn the page on idea of books in libraries
San Antonio Express-News


What’s it for?
Seth’s Blog


Contest: Design a Trillion Dollar Coin


Global Agenda Council on the Role of the Arts in Society 2012
World Economic Forum


How To Solve Problems Like Sherlock Holmes
Co.Create: Fast Company


Nurture 5 Top Entrepreneur Success Characteristics
Business Insider


Time Zones, the Metric System, & Temperature: The Importance of Standards


The Onion Expertly Satirizes Panic Over International Test Results
Education on GOOD


Jörg Friedrich | The Digital Archive – The Importance of Being Forgetful
European Magazine


Smithsonian’s 2012 American Ingenuity Award Winners
Smithsonian Magazine


Why musical genius comes easier to early starters
New Scientist


To Make Open Access Work, We Need to Do More Than Liberate Journal Articles
Wired Opinion |


Looking Beyond Our Borders for National Arts Education Policies
Blog: Createquity


Piers Fawkes: 6 Tech Trends Shaping Creative Business In 2013


CES 2013 Innovation Design and Engineering Awards
CanoeTech Blog


Smithsonian to reopen 1 of Mall’s oldest buildings
La Crosse Tribune, AP


CultureLab: Tinkerers are the real movers and shakers
New Scientist


Harvard Professor Finds That Innovative Ideas Spread Like The Flu; Here’s How To Catch Them
Fast Company


Who Owns the Words That Come Out of Your Mouth? A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast
Freakonomics Blog


TED teams up with PBS to talk education
TED Blog


Characteristics Of Highly Creative People


Strong loonie, surging production costs prompt 400 layoffs at Cirque du soleil


Massive layoffs and mediocrity: How Cirque du Soleil tied itself in knots
The Globe and Mail


Stanford Study Finds Companies Get Less Innovative Post IPO


Tim Brown: The New Design Thinking for Educators Toolkit


Measuring the Success of Online Education
The New York Times


Nine Rules for Stifling Innovation
Harvard Business Review


Neil Young: Waging Heavy Innovation


Why Emerging Markets Are More Innovative Than America


Charles Evered: Violent Hollywood and the Death of Creativity


IDEAS Academy of Sheboygan Recognized in New Book Featuring Innovation in Education
Ideas Academy


Global Innovation Barometer 2013
Ideas Lab


Why innovation is so hard
Fortune Management


7 Massive Ideas That Could Change the World
Wired Business |


The Global DIY Movement: Together We Really Can Be Superheroes
Living on GOOD


Why a Glimpse Behind the Curtain Can Enhance the Magic
Blog: Design Thinking


Behance: A Redesigned Middle School, Stop Motion Chalk Drawing & More Creative Inspiration


Teenage Tablet Owners Are Reading More News


Role Models in Science & Engineering Achievement: Norman Borlaug — American Agricultural Scientist and Humanitarian
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog


How To Re-Enter The Creative Process


Why I started Litterati
The Creativity Post


Are you the puppet or the puppeteer?
Blog: The Artful Manager


Leaders Need to Drive Innovation
Blog: Innovation Excellence


15 Reasons Why Daydreamers are Better Learners
Blog: Innovation Excellence


The Children’s Digital Market: Still Uncharted Territory
Publishers Weekly


Reich and Ohanian Say Immigration Reform Critical for Tech Innovation
The CIO Report – WSJ


More Questions about the Common Core: Response to Marc Tucker
Yong Zhao: Creative, Entrepreneurial, and Global: 21st Century Education


When Small Businesses Put a Premium on Innovation Big Things Happen
A Smarter Planet Blog


Innovation Leading Indicators? The Network
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Leaders – Stop Trying to Be Efficient
Blog: Innovation Excellence


A New Chapter? A Launch Of The Bookless Library


Video games take off as a spectator sport
New Scientist


USVP’s Emily Melton Foresees Period of ‘True Technology Innovation’
Venture Capital Dispatch – WSJ


Five Tips from Top Innovators
Business 2 Community


The Art of Saying No
Innovation Insights |


From Facebook To Pixar: 10 Conversations That Changed Our World
Fast Company


Disney Unites Toys And Games With Massive New Multi-Franchise Launch, Infinity
Co.Create: Fast Company


Role Models in Science & Engineering Research: Eva Crane — World-Authority on Bees
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog


This is what an American revolutionary looks like
Blog: Sam Chaltain, Democracy. Learning. Voice.


Do You Care Enough To Be Lonely?
Blog: Innovation Excellence


How Is Early-Childhood Intervention Like Compound Interest?
Freakonomics Blog


Find the Sweet Spot Of Blissful Challenge
Blog: Open Gently, Psychology Today


The 11 Most Generous Designers
Co.Exist: Fast Company


Driving Innovation by Corporate Venturing: How to Master Governance and Culture Challenges
Innovation Management


Parkinson’s treatment can trigger creativity
e! Science News


C. M. Rubin: The Global Search for Education: What Will Finland Do Next?
The Huffington Post


Samsung: How the Korean firm got to be the biggest tech company in the world.
Slate Magazine


Open House Do’s and Don’ts
Blog: Sam Chaltain, Democracy. Learning. Voice.


Learn The ABC Of Famous Architects [Video]


The Value Elevator Speech for your Innovation
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Innovate by Design
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Crowdfunding: Being the Change You Want to See in the World
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Are Online Friends as Valuable as Real Ones?
Freakonomics Blog


The secret to feeling like you have more time
Blog: Daniel Pink


CultureLab: Selling the appeal of statistics
New Scientist


The Art of Hearing Feedback
Blog: Open Gently, Psychology Today


Why do people give on crowdfunding sites?


Five tips to help you succeed at crowdfunding


Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught?
Ryerson DMZ


Why Writing With Our Hands Is Still Important


The Elevator Pitch Is Dead
Business Insider


Apple and the Trend of Reshoring Manufacturing Jobs
MIT Technology Review


A Moon With Two Suns: Making Art from Science
Universe Today


The 2012 Patent Rankings: IBM on Top (Again), Google and Apple Surging
The New York Times


Google Gains From Creating Apps for the Opposition
The New York Times


Will Grocery Stores Go the Way of Video Stores?
Health on GOOD


ADP’s Three Steps to Facilitating an IT Culture of Innovation


Productivity Tip: Crank That Music!


How Industrial Light & Magic Created the Visual Effects in the “The Avengers”
Blog: Mental Floss


Why Jeff Bezos Is Our Greatest Living CEO
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Managing Innovation in the Trenches
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Idea Challenges – you get what you give
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Removing Risk from Bold Aspirations
Blog: Innovation Excellence


2012 Contest Winners – Top 40 Innovation Bloggers

Blog: Innovation Excellence


4 Innovation Leadership Strategies for 2013
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Do Better-Looking Musicians Make Better Sounding Music?
Psychology Today


Women pry open door to video game industry’s boys’ club
WTAQ, Reuters



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