Articles of Interest – February 1, 2013

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“Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.” – John Lennon


“I don’t live in the past at all; I’m always wanting to do something new. I make a point of constantly trying to forget and get things out of my mind.” – Brian Eno


“The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.” – Eden Phillpotts


“There are things which seem incredible to most men who have not studied Mathematics.” – Archimedes


Innovation Quotes of the Week – Jan. 27, 2013
Blog: Innovation Excellence




2012 Report on the Creative Economy
Share the Facts – YouTube


Caine Monroy of Caine’s Arcade on the TEDx Stage


Sivu MRI Video: British Musician Releases Mesmerizing Imagery Created Using A Hospital Scanner (VIDEO)
The Huffington Post




NCN Webinars
National Creativity Network
February 21, March 21

Missed January’s webinar? See it here.


“Educating for Creative Minds: Using Brain Science to Ignite Innovation and Imagination”
Learning and the Brain Society
February 14 – 16


South by Southwest Conference 2013
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


Global leaders issue 2013 predictions at Davos forum
USA Today


Americans for the Arts Salutes Launch of Congressional STEAM Caucus
Americans for the Arts


The 3 Leadership Habits of Innovation Heroes


Innovation is a Reason to Re-shore
Blog: Innovation Excellence


For Better Innovation, Fill The Gap
Blog: Innovation Excellence


This is what student determination looks like
Blog: Sam Chaltain, Democracy. Learning. Voice.


Beyond showing up
Seth’s Blog


Eleven things organizations can learn from airports
Seth’s Blog


Creativity War
The Creativity Post


Learn This Technique To Become More Productive
The Creativity Post


A More Resilient Species
The Creativity Post


Four (and a half) promising ideas from Davos
Fortune Management


Unlock Your Creative Secret Weapon


Clever Science Ads That Educate People


How Engineers Create New Markets
Blog: Innovation Excellence


New hardware may be game changer for video game sector
USA Today


Why Canada is beating the U.S. in startup visas
Venture Beat


The Practical Effect of Making Arts Education a National Priority
Pacific Standard


Streaming Shakes Up Music Industry’s Model for Royalties
The New York Times


Barnes & Noble will close up to a third of its stores over the next decade


Owning vs. Renting
Seth’s Blog


Designing Life-Changing Solutions


Think Like MacGyver: Lessons of Creative Resilience from the ‘Developing World’
Creativity on GOOD


An Inspiring Typographic Poster On ‘The Power Of Creativity’


I Am Innovation
Consumer Electronics Association


Escape from Tomorrow, Disney World, and the Law of Fair Use
The New Yorker


British Paintings, Great and Small, Gathered on New Web Site.
International Herald Tribune, The New York Times


Watching is not doing (confronting the spectator problem)
Seth’s Blog


More Losers Than Winners in America’s New Economic Geography
Jobs & Economy, The Atlantic Cities


Our Education System Isn’t Broken, It’s Designed to Create Winners and Losers
Education on GOOD


Obama Urges Speed on Immigration Plan, but Exposes Conflicts
The New York Times


It’s the P.Q. and C.Q. as Much as the I.Q.
The New York Times


Has technological innovation reached its final frontier?
Leading Company


Does Apple have an innovation problem?
The Washington Post


Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor…If There’s Room After More PhDs


8 Senators Unveil a Broad, Bipartisan Plan for Immigration Overhaul
Government – The Chronicle of Higher Education


Where Open Innovation Stumbles


Nonprofit Startups Are Just Like Their Counterparts
The Wall Street Journal


The 50+ Places Where Big Ideas are Born
Official LinkedIn Blog


Erskine Bowles: National Debt Threatens U. S. Innovation


Creative Intelligence
The Creativity Post


We Don’t Want to Innovate – why uncreative companies survive
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Reading This Article Will Change Your Brain!
Blog: Innovation Excellence


The social network that invented abstraction
Blog: The Artful Manager


Canadian Firms Failing to Explain the Benefits of Their Innovations to Investors
The Conference Board of Canada


CentUp: A Digital Tip Jar That Splits Proceeds Between Artists and Non Profits
Technology on GOOD


Creative Conversations
Fast Company


P&G Taps Crowdfunding Site to Scout for Startup Brands


Why Do Americans Hate Technological Change?


How Seemingly Irrelevant Ideas Lead to Breakthrough Innovation


Innovation in a Rapidly Changing World
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Has Testing Reached A Tipping Point?
Blog: Sam Chaltain, Democracy. Learning. Voice.


New TED Book: Save Our Science


Why Meetings Make Us More Creative
The Creativity Post


Measuring the Economic Contribution of Cultural Industries
International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies


Measuring Cultural Participation
International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies


These award-winning visuals turn solid science into crowd-pleasing art
Blog: Cosmic Log, NBC News


Will the Chief Innovation Officer Transform Government?
Government Technology


San Fran Mayor Says Governments Should Act Like Startups


VIDEO: See a Thought Move Through a Living Fish’s Brain
Surprising Science,


Finding New Beauty In Old Images, With Algorithms And Code
Co.Design: Fast Company


If Ideas are the Seeds of Innovation…
Innovation Management


What Darwin Can Teach Government
Governing Magazine


NAMM show features innovation, technology
San Gabriel Valley Tribune


Street Art Goes High Brow: Faile Teams Up With NYC Ballet
Creativity on GOOD


For the one person who didn’t get the joke
Seth’s Blog


Strategic Agility: The Antidote to a Hostile Business Environment
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Top 20 Innovation Articles – January 2013
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Ruling Deals Blow to Ray Charles Charity in Copyright Case
Philanthropy Today, The Chronicle of Philanthropy


CultureLab: How to explain the hardest things in the easiest words
New Scientist


When there’s money to be made, who owns the rights to your image on the Internet?
The Globe and Mail


Disc sales dip but dominate homevid revenues


Abolish Social Studies
City Journal


Patents make metro areas thrive, report finds
Stevens Point Journal, USA Today


The Disappearing Package: From Dissolving Wrappers to Products That Package Themselves
Design on GOOD


USA Science and Engineering Festival Mascot Contest
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog
Deadline: April 1


And the Winner Is – Netflix!
Blog: Innovation Excellence


What Separates a Good Data Scientist from a Great One
Harvard Business Review


Where I Work: Creative Serendipity
Blog: Design Thinking


Turn Empty Coca-Cola Bottles Into Musical Instruments


Who Needs Ideation Software?
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Culture, Growth or Both?
Blog: Innovation Excellence


16 Innovative Ways to Use Crowdfunding for Education
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Apple trademarks design of its retail stores


Health, Technology and the Forgotten Stepchild of Innovation


Our Talking, Walking Objects
The New York Times


How Movies Teach Manhood
The Creativity Post


Why Corporate Innovation Fails – Survey Insights
Blog: Innovation Excellence


The Productive Startup
Blog: Innovation Excellence


The Reverse Innovation Revolution
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Remember Your Peak Learning Experience? Pass It On!
Blog: Life Saving Philosophy, Psychology Today


Pete Townshend receives Les Paul Award
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune, USA Today


Tech and Biotech: Design-a-thon geared toward women entrepreneurs
Wisconsin State Journal
February 9 – 10



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