Articles of Interest – January 25th, 2013

January 25, 2013 in Blog Post | Comments (0)

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QUOTE(S) OF THE WEEK

“Leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders.” – Tom Peters

 

“Everyone has at least one great idea for a patent, if you can just figure out which idea it is.” – Bob Friedlander + James Kraemer | 120+ patents, 350+ pending

 

“When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

“I never did very well in math — I could never seem to persuade the teacher that I hadn’t meant my answers literally.” – Calvin Trillin

 

“The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.” – Carl Jung

 

“No enemy is worse than bad advice.” – Sophocles

 

Innovation Quotes of the Week – Jan. 20, 2013
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

 

VIDEOS OF THE WEEK

How Imagination Changes the Brain
Blog: Mental Floss

 

8 Insights About The Coming Era Of Interactive Design
Co.Design: Fast Company

 

Hollywood: Through The Google Glass
The X-Change Files, The Science & Entertainment Exchange

 

J.U.S-Innovation (Official Music Video)
YouTube

 

FEATURED EVENTS

NCN Webinars
National Creativity Network
February 21, March 21

Missed January’s webinar? See it here.

 

South by Southwest Conference 2013
STEM to STEAM | RISD
March 4 – 7

 

Powering Student Learning Interactive Workshop
National Art Education Association, the National Association of Elementary School Principals, and Crayola
March 6

 

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

National Creativity Network Announces Dr. Dennis W. Cheek As Its Inaugural Executive Director
National Creativity Network

 

World Economic Forum – Innovation Imperative from Davos
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Also
The 2013 World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum

 

24/7: 10 most innovative companies in the world
USA Today

 

4 Good Ways to Get Great Ideas
Blog: Creating In Flow, Psychology Today

 

How to Increase Your Luck: Q&A with Frans Johansson
Blog: The Science of Luck, Psychology Today

 

Zen and the Art of Embracing Rejection
Blog: Sex, Murder, and the Meaning of Life, Psychology Today

 

How to sell to the man in the chair
Blog: Daniel Pink

 

GE Global Innovation Survey – Leaders Feeling Effects of Innovation Vertigo
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Interesting?
Seth’s Blog

 

Five New Lessons From Salman Khan On Reinventing Education
The Creativity Post

 

Carnegie Mellon Offers First-of-its-Kind Program In Learning Science and Engineering
The Creativity Post

 

Entrepreneur vs Wantrepreneur: Knowing When to Quit
Inc.com

 

The 1 Percent: How We’ve Engaged 15,000 Designers to Donate Their Services
Design on GOOD

 

Hack the Planet: Why Code Scouts is Helping Women Join the Tech Community
Technology on GOOD

 

Wisconsin scientists honored for records of invention
UW-Madison News

 

A Casualty on the Battlefield of Amazon’s Partisan Book Reviews
The New York Times

 

The School Principal as Leader: Guiding Schools to Better Teaching and Learning
The Wallace Foundation

 

American Innovation: Is the US Losing its Edge?
NBR | Nightly Business Report

 

Also
America Still Leading the Charge in Global Innovation
NBR | Nightly Business Report

 

How To Become An Entrepreneur In 12 Weeks: A Case Study
Forbes

 

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

 

Kid b
The Creativity Post

 

Is Innovation Part of Your Organization’s DNA?
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

How Technology Is Creating Blockbuster Hits
PSFK

 

Study Shows How Classroom Design Affects Student Learning
Co.Design: Fast Company

 

In Collaborative Project, Designers Create 50 New Logos For The Rolling Stones
DesignTAXI.com

 

U of A physics team cracks 100 year old science mystery
Faculty of Science – University of Alberta

 

Solving Problems The Square Way
Fast Company

 

Iowa Supreme Court gives speech protections to online publishing firms _ but not individuals
The Washington Post

 

Zombie Talk: The Night of the Living Dead
Blog: Digital Pandemic, Psychology Today

 

Daniel Burrus: There Is a Science and an Art to Every Profession
The Huffington Post

 

Bruce E. Whitacre: Theater Education Programs Are in Demand for Workforce Creativity
The Huffington Post

 

Elysabeth Alfano: Does Business Need the Arts to Be Innovative? Five Executives Weigh In
The Huffington Post

 

Colour Outside the Lines Launch Video
YouTube

 

One Man Makes His Medical Records Public to Cure His Brain Cancer
Living on GOOD

 

“Standardization” is not a dirty word
Blog: Sam Chaltain, Democracy. Learning. Voice.

 

How Academia Betrayed and Continues to Betray Aaron Swartz
The Creativity Post

 

Role Models in Science & Engineering Achievement: Neil deGrasse Tyson — Astrophysicist and Science Communicator
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

 

Op Ed: How to Get America Online
The New York Times

 

Boeing Shows How Innovation Can Be Messy
The Wall Street Journal

 

Cartoonist Barry urges adults to use creativity
Appleton Post-Crescent

 

Company Creates Google Docs For Engineering And Design [Future Of Work]
PSFK

 

Radical openness: Q&A with authors Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams
TED Blog

 

A Collection Of Hilarious Wrong Test Answers From Creative Students
DesignTAXI.com

 

This ‘Wonderbag’ Could Keep Women Safer and Limit Millions of Tons of Carbon
Creativity on GOOD

 

Adaptive Innovation: Launch, Learn, Repeat
Blog: Design Thinking

 

Art and science collide for CASE event
The Independent Florida Alligator
January 25 – 26

 

Science Art Cabaret
UB Reporter
January 30

 

Tech experts in public and private sector convene for first ‘Data Innovation Day’
Blog: Ideas@Innovations, The Washington Post

 

Internet’s Pace Of Innovation Will Force The Data Center To Open Up
TechCrunch

 

Cool Friends: Ed Michaels
tompeters!

 

Sell Microsoft NOW – Game over, Ballmer loses
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Increasing Luck for Businesses and Introverts
Blog: The Science of Luck, Psychology Today

 

National Cultural Policy will ‘drive economy’, says Simon Crean
The Australian

 

Rage Against the Machine
The Smart Set, Drexel University

 

Patent Pools: Do They Kill Innovation?
Forbes

 

SNAAP DataBrief
Strategic National Arts Alumni Project

 

Illiteracy Costs The Global Economy $1 Trillion
Business on GOOD

 

A Look At The New “Kinect” For Smartphones
Co.Design: Fast Company

 

Redesigning ‘Service’: Why I Started a Design Group That Gives Away Half Its Work for Free
Design on GOOD

 

Jon Schwartz & The Kids Like Blues Band Program: How technology and music help children learn
Blog: Technology in the Arts

 

More Than Words: Teaching Black Students About the Achievement Gap
Education on GOOD

 

The Pricing of Social Innovation
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

How Dreamworks, LinkedIn and Google Build Intrapreneurial Cultures
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

The Fabulous Five and the Scramble for Territory
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Go Full Frontal to Be Smart
Blog: Make Your Brain Smarter, Psychology Today

 

Peter Thiel Talks The Future Of Education, The Need For Innovation And Why Facebook Won At DLD
TechCrunch

 

Great Innovators Are Great Communicators
15inno

 

12 Great Motivational Quotes for 2013
Inc.com

 

6 Startup Lessons From Designers At Pinterest, Fuseproject, And Behance
Co.Design: Fast Company

 

I Am a Princess: Disney Redefines the Term With Real Girls
Education on GOOD

 

Participation, Not Marginalization: Using People’s Stories for Social Good
Creativity on GOOD

 

Mathematical Algorithm Claims To Predict A Movie’s Success
[Video] – PSFK

 

Your Electrifying Creative Destiny
Blog: The Gift of ADHD, Psychology Today

 

Why Couldn’t Jean Valjean Have Been More Creative?
Blog: And All That Jazz, Psychology Today

 

Dish closing 35% of Blockbuster stores
Variety

 

Nearly Half of the World’s Entrepreneurs Are Between The Ages Of 25-44 According To Global Entrepreneurship Report
Babson College

 

Dogfish Accelerator Launches the First Business Development Lab for Independent Film
PRWeb

 

The Future Of Coworking And Why It Will Give Your Business A Huge Edge
Fast Company

 

Doctor’s hands serve science and art
Lake Forester

 

Scientists awarded top prize, Xi urges innovation-driven growth
Global Times, China

 

New Leaders Inc. C.E.O. on Giving Children a Chance
The New York Times

 

Why You Should Invest in the Front End of Innovation
Front End of Innovation Blog

 

Do Less: A Short Guide
DesignTAXI.com

 

Exactly the same vs. exactly different
Seth’s Blog

 

Why You’ll Never Send Another Email [Future Of Work]
PSFK

 

Wrong Way Innovation
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

2013 Innovation WIsdom – Make Mistakes
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Igniting the Invisible Tribe – designing an organization that doesn’t suck
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Want More Innovation? Establish Investments & Priorities
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Secret Ingredient for Success
The New York Times

 

College students develop apps to help kids with algebra
The Oshkosh Northwestern, AP

 

 

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