Articles of Interest – February 22, 2013

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“Mechanization best serves mediocrity.” – Frank Lloyd Wright


“Dreams are today’s answers to tomorrow’s questions.” – Edgar Cayce
“Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.” – R. Buckminster Fuller


“In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.” – Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra


“What’s dangerous is not to evolve.” – Jeff Bezos




Honoring Science, Technology & Innovation Achievements


John Cleese – a lecture on Creativity
You Tube


Mind mapping: Inside the brain’s wiring
BBC News


How neuroscientists are hacking into brain waves to open new frontiers
Cosmic Log,




NCN Webinars
National Creativity Network
March 21

Missed January’s webinar? See it here.


Beauty and the Brain, February 22
The Artful Manager
February 22


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


NYLA – Live Ideas
New York Live Arts
April 17 – 21


Creativity Event
NZ Creativity Challenge
April 27 – 28


Why Won’t You Let Me Innovate?
Front End of Innovation Blog
May 6 – 8


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


State of Creativity Forum

Creative Oklahoma
November 19


CreativeMornings | a monthly breakfast lecture series





Most Innovative Companies 2013
Fast Company


Nine Practices to Help You Say No
Harvard Business Review


Actually, it goes the other way
Seth’s Blog


3D-printing pen turns doodles into sculptures
New Scientist


High School Engineering Class Lesson Plan: Design An iPad Case


Weak Canadian Retail Sales, Soft Inflation Underscore Faltering Economy
Canada Real Time, The Wall Street Journal


The American Association for the Advancement of Science: mapping the brain: Only connect
The Economist


Engineering Creativity on Display at UK’s E-Day
UKNow, University of Kentucky
February 23


Single patent takes another step forward


Designing creative spaces for idea generation and start-up experiments -The role of university ecosystems
Montana Associated Technology Roundtables News


Innovation is now a strategic priority for China
People’s Daily Online


Apple Releases Patent For Flexible iWatch


From Star Trek to Tupac: How Holograms Are Changing Communication


A Beautiful, 10-Meter High Sculpture Made Of Thousands Of Plastic Bags


Creatives, Are You Paying Enough Attention?


Quality is the Key Issue in the Software Patent Debate, Executives Say in Capitol Hill Briefing
BSA | The Software Alliance


Breakthrough Prize announced by Silicon Valley entrepreneurs
The Guardian, UK


Do Prizes For Technology Development Really Spur Innovation?


Public School Utopia? Let’s Make This Vision for Education a Reality
Education on GOOD


Kibera: Nairobi’s Biggest Slum Challenges the Development Narrative
Business on GOOD


Tech is Destroying the Line Between Manufacturing and Services
Blog: It’s Saul Connected


Europe strives to hold back ‘digital brain drain’


Why doing more with less is the new norm
BT Let’s Talk


Writing Without Keyboard: Handwriting Recognition On the Wrist
Science Daily


How can we boost economic development?
URBACT The blog


Scientists use 3-D printing to help grow an ear
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter, AP


Theatre Brings New Perspective to Global Health Issues (from The pARTnership Movement)
ARTSBlog, Americans for the Arts


Central Park Five Documentary Subpoena Rejected


4 surprising lessons about education from data collected around the world


How Innovation Happens (And Why It Doesn’t, When It Doesn’t)
Bryan Cheung – Voices – AllThingsD


‘Bookshop of the future’ one step closer to realisation
The Telegraph, UK


Job Pressure, Priority and Innovation
Blog: Innovation Excellence


The Higher-Education Lobby Comes to Madison
Blog: The Conversation |The Chronicle of Higher Education


5 Ways to Harness Innovation Tools
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Innovating the Weakest Link
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Dripping and syncing the buzz
Seth’s Blog


In London, A Secret Lullaby Factory Hidden In A Children’s Hospital


Twenty Movies Every Educator Should See


Strategic National Arts Alumni Project February DataBrief


Renaissance brains: William Shakespeare and Galileo Galilei
Carole Jahme | Science |


Go Beyond Analysis Paralysis
The Heart of Innovation


Where are the U.S.’s fastest-growing companies? Many aren’t where you’d expect (infographic)
Med City News


Why Equity Crowdfunding Won’t Happen This Year


Killer Beats: Why I’m Making a Film About the Pursuit of Silence
Health on GOOD


How Do You Design a Healthy School?
Blog: Sam Chaltain, Democracy. Learning. Voice


Numbers taking and passing AP exams move up again
La Crosse Tribune


Idea Generation Methods
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Should you work for free?
Seth’s Blog


A Sculptor’s Quest to Art-iculate His Community
The Creativity Post


Connecting neurons to fix the brain
MIT News


How Samsung is out-innovating Apple


EA Games Follows Its Audience for the Win


From Innovation to Marketing: Understanding Technology Cycles


Oscar Week Special: Seven Teaching Resources on Film Literacy


Art and science do mix — and can unlock new discoveries, UD scientist says
University of Delaware Daily


Obama confirms neuroscience is the coolest, most important technology on earth
Extreme Tech


Quick Note on the New Brain Science Initiative
National Review Online


Why Brain Science Findings Change How We Should Communicate – Part 1


Why Brain Science Findings Change How We Should Communicate – Part 2


The Danger of (Some) Creativity Advocates
Blog: All That Jazz, Psychology Today


How To Create a Mind: Can a marriage between man and machine solve the world’s problems?
The Globe and Mail


The Brain is Not Computable
MIT Technology Review


Why Kirk Beats Spock at Innovation
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Opinions: The humanities are just as important as STEM classes
The Washington Post


How Game-Based Learning Can Save the Humanities


The 3 Pillars Of The Innovation Economy
Fast Company


Why Managers Fear Innovation
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Hey! Innovation
Blog: Innovation Excellence


15 Education Technologies To Check Out in 2013
Blog: Innovation Excellence


These Five Seniors Prove It’s Never Too Late for a Great Idea


The Link Between More Creativity and a Stronger Economy
Blog: Creative Communities Conversation


How Neuroscience Will Fight Five Age-Old Afflictions
Popular Science


How researchers shaped the White House’s brain-mapping initiative
Cosmic Log,


Failure Happens: Innovation and Serendipity


Gray Matter: Why We Love Beautiful Things
The New York Times


The Quest for Permanent Novelty
The Chronicle of Higher Education


Four companies that are changing digital reading in Africa


Becoming a Creatively Entreprenuerial High School Student


These Videogame Sites Are for ‘Mature’ Audiences Only
The Wall Street Journal


Reader’s Digest parent company files for bankruptcy again
WTAQ, Reuters


Mitch Ditkoff: Why You Need to Ask Why
The Huffington Post


How to Unparalyze Us
The New York Times


Project Seeks to Build Map of Human Brain
The New York Times


Filmmakers hope ‘Won’t Back Down’ inspires reform
Green Bay Press Gazette | USA Today


S.E.C. Inquiry Into China Film Trade Unnerves Hollywood
The New York Times


Seth’s Blog


AAAS: Science and Social Media RECAP!
The Scicurious Brain, Scientific American Blog Network


Push for Good: This Week’s Guide to Crowdfunding Creative Progress
Culture on GOOD


Clay Christensen: First the media gets disrupted, then comes the education industry


Global Education Leadership: A Graduate Program for Educators and Education Leaders in the Age of Globalization
Blog: Education in the Age of Globalization


Getting Obama’s Preschool Education Plan Right
The New York Times


Research key to growing Wisconsin entrepreneurship
The Business Journal, Milwaukee


Kickstarter’s New Mobile App Feels Like Instagram For A Reason
Co.Design: Fast Company


Sustainable Innovation – Inspiration from a 7-year-old
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Jimi Hendrix for Innovators
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Will China 2.0 Out-Innovate Your Company?
Blog: Innovation Excellence


3D Printed Head Sent As Resume


KC high school program “accelerates” entrepreneurial, real-world education
Silicon Prairie News


The Maker Mind: Taking a Closer Look at the Way Makers’ Minds Work
Blog: Making Thinking Happen


MIT investigation finds former brain researcher falsified data
Science In Mind –


Science authors to explore art, politics at Tucson Festival of Books
Arizona Daily Star


Brain prostheses create a sense of touch
Science Codex


Math School Helps Kids Learn With Whole Brain


Botanical illustrations — where art meets science
Toledo Blade


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