Articles of Interest – March 1, 2013

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Innovation Quotes of the Week – Feb. 23, 2013
Blog: Innovation Excellence


“Fortune befriends the bold.” – Emily Dickinson


“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs


“The impossible often has a kind of integrity which the merely improbable lacks.” – Douglas Adams


“I live not in dreams but in contemplation of a reality that is perhaps the future.” – Rainer Maria Rilke


“In the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein


“It’s quite fashionable to say that the education system’s broken — it’s not broken, it’s wonderfully constructed. It’s just that we don’t need it anymore. It’s outdated.” – Sugata Mitra, TED: Build a School in the Cloud




Sugata Mitra: We Need Schools… Not Factories
The Huffington Post


Sugata Mitra shares his 5 favorite talks about education
TED Blog


Why Great Ideas Get Rejected: From TEDxOU
The Creativity Post


Rube Goldberg Machine Separates Oreo Creme From The Cookie





NCN Webinars
National Creativity Network
March 21

Missed January’s webinar? See it here.


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




MIT report identifies keys to new American innovation
MIT News Office


The Innovation Efficiency Index
MIT Technology Review


Art’s New High-Tech Patrons
The Wall Street Journal


New Report on Entrepreneurship Reveals 5 Key Insights


Teachers Calculate Grades In Minutes With Their Phones


You already have permission
Seth’s Blog


Do Women Take as Many Risks as Men?
Harvard Business Review


Role Models In Science and Engineering: Dr. Sylvester James Gates
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog


New Research Suggests Two Rat Brains Can Be Linked
The New York Times


Cultivating Innovation Champions
Innovation Management


Is Samsung The New Apple?


The Learning Virtues
The New York Times


Does the America Invents Act Punish U.S. Innovators?
Corporate Counsel,


A new compact for innovation and economic growth
Iowa Now – The University of Iowa


Civic Report 75 | AMERICA’S GROWTH CORRIDORS: The Key to National Revival
Manhattan Institute for Policy Research


Reflecting on Encounters between Art and Science
At the Interface, PLOS Blogs


Why Innovation By Brainstorming Doesn’t Work
Fast Company


SEC Chair Says Crowdfunding Coming “Soon,” But When is That?


Here’s Who’s Already Doing Equity Crowdfunding in the U.S.


Regional Innovation Clusters Begin to Add Up
Brookings Institution


Digital Comics Publisher Breaks Away From the Print Model by Heading Back to Print


Don’t Touch That Dial! Low-Power Radio Is About to Make FM Hot Again
Gadget Lab |


Facebook, Google tech gurus to design cancer research game


Innovation REALLY Matters – Lessons Learned from Detroit
Blog: Innovation Excellence


What If Prius Was A Bike?
Blog: Innovation Excellence


You can’t change everything or everyone, but you can change the people who matter
Seth’s Blog


3 Paths Toward A More Creative Life
Co.Design: Fast Company


Movies make technology
TED Blog


Dive Into the Ocean and Learn the Secrets of the Brain
The Science & Entertainment Exchange


The 16-Year-Old Who Created A Cheap, Accurate Cancer Sensor Is Now Building A Tricorder With Other Genius Kids
Co.Exist: Fast Company


The Power of Art: Can creativity cure the sick?
BBC News


The Infinite Monkey Theorem
The Creativity Post


How To Create A Science Prodigy
The Creativity Post


The 6Ps of Radical Innovation for Large Companies


Make Something Awesome: Design Thinking and the Ivory Tower
Design on GOOD


Common Core Big Idea 4: Map Backward From Intended Results


Hearts of glass: Where medical science meets art


Authors: Develop Digital Games to Improve Brain Function and Well-Being
Science Daily


Patent Trolls: The Innovation Hijackers


Toni Morrison talks to Google about creativity, technology
CTV News


Just call NC State the ‘Innovation University’

WRAL Techwire


Why Brain Science Findings Change How We Should Communicate – Part 3


The Freedom of Interpretation: Building Creative Minds
ASCD Express


Assessing Creativity
Creativity Now!- Educational Leadership, ASCD


Creativity Requires a Mix of Skills
Creativity Now!- Educational Leadership, ASCD


The Art and Craft of Science
Creativity Now!- Educational Leadership, ASCD


Best Advice: The Ten Day Rule
Design Thinking


Role Models in Science and Engineering: Dr. Herman White
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog


Revealing the Innovator’s Code
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Beyonce 3.0: Inspiringly Innovative!
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Yes, Virginia, There Is Some Art Therapy Research
Blog: The Healing Arts, Psychology Today


The Beat Goes On – But How?
Blog: Why Music Moves Us, Psychology Today


Humanity’s deep future
Aeon Magazine


See Amazing Underwater Sculptures Made Of Our Marine Trash
Co.Create: Fast Company


Postcard from Intelligent Coalitions: Design & Social Impact
Blog: Art Works, National Endowment for the Arts


Calling All Youth Gamers: Contest for Original Video Games Now Open
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Deadline: April 24


Copyright Alerts to launch this week


Tinkering Towards a Definition of Tinkering
Blog: Making Thinking Happen


CultureLab: The man who’s crashing the techno-hype party
New Scientist


Proposed Brain Mapping Project Faces Significant Hurdles

The New York Times


Too Much of a Good Thing
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Three Obstacles to Innovation Diffusion
Blog: Innovation Excellence


How Small Innovation Teams Hit the Nail
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Innovation Eats Itself
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Joel Kotkin: America’s Red State Growth Corridors
The Wall Street Journal


CultureLab: First fruits of a groundbreaking art-science tie-up
New Scientist


Music Ability Helps Reading
The Wall Street Journal


Who Made That Pantone Chip?
The New York Times


Napster: the day the music was set free
The Guardian, UK


Creator of the Pentametron collaborates with Brooklyn Ballet
Brooklyn Daily


If You Want to Innovate, Collaborate!
The Heart of Innovation


9 Entrepreneur Lessons Not Taught in the Classroom


The Global Innovation Revolution
Project Syndicate


What Our Brains Can Teach Us
The New York Times


Putting the science spotlight on a Raleigh magnet school
Raleigh News and Observer


Making Time for Innovation
Blog: Innovation Excellence


9 Scientific And Technical Achievements To Be Honored With Academy Awards®
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences


The Science of the Movies
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences


Why Design Thinking Will Fail
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Design & Innovation with Robert Fabricant, frog design
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Pinterest Lets Post-Op Breast Cancer Survivors Reclaim Female Identity


This is Your Brain on Test Scores
Blog: Sam Chaltain, Democracy. Learning. Voice.


The Virtues of Confusion
The Creativity Post


Role Models in Science and Engineering: George Washington Carver
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog


How to Get the Wrong Answer
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Scientific Innovation The Main Driver of Economy Threatened by Cuts
Science World Report


Why This Oscar-Winning Disney Short Looks Like Nothing Made Before
Co.Design: Fast Company


McKay: Hail to the Humanities


‘The Einstein Project’ makes science into art
Bozeman Daily Chronicle


Turning Print into an Interactive Storefront
Publishers Weekly


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