Articles of Interest – March 15, 2013

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“Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


“An education isn’t how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It’s being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don’t.” – Anatole France


“So many new ideas are at first strange and horrible, though ultimately valuable that a very heavy responsibility rests upon those who would prevent their dissemination.” – John Haldane


Innovation Quotes of the Week – March 9, 2013
Blog: Innovation Excellence





Where art meets science: Who will produce the next da Vinci?
BBC News




Educating for Creativity
National Creativity Network
March 21

Missed January’s webinar? See it here.


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




Word ‘Innovate’ Said 650,000 Times At SXSW So Far
The Onion


Report: Chinese Third-Graders Falling Behind U.S. High School Students in Math, Science
The Onion


How to Increase the Quality of Ideas?
Blog: Innovation Excellence


A Hole in the Wall, or Our Heads in the Cloud(s)?
Blog: Sam Chaltain, Democracy. Learning. Voice.


Learning Made Easy with Painting Portal for iPad
Blog: Technology in the Arts


The 10 most popular TED-Ed lessons so far
TED Blog


Ideas Trump Resources When it Comes to City Growth
Richard Florida – The Atlantic Cities


Suppressing Brain’s ‘Filter’ Can Improve Performance in Creative Tasks
Science Daily


Unleashing Engineering Creativity


Taking Sides: Are the humanities in danger?
Brown Daily Herald


Method and madness in science and art
At the Interface, PLOS Blogs


Six Sigma ‘killed’ innovation in 3M


Creativity, Trained Through The Senses


Role Models in Science and Engineering: Dr. Penelope Boston
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog


Copyright Protection That Serves to Destroy


Take heed, O inventor: Beware the Ides of March!
Wisconsin Technology Network News


Measuring Creativity: We Have the Technology
Harvard Business Review


Yes, You Can Teach and Assess Creativity!


The Psychology of the Creative Class: Not as Creative as You Think
New Geography


SXSW 2013: Self-Publishing, David Carr and the ‘Theology of Free’
Publishing Weekly


Raise Your Left Hand for Greater Creativity!
Blog: Zig Zag, Psychology Today


Manifesto/Polemic:Best Teacher Corps Wins!


Arts and Sciences Challenge Promotes Brain Awareness
Blog: Brain Sense, Psychology Today


Giftedness Should Not Be Confused With Mental Disorder
Blog: Saving Normal, Psychology Today


CultureLab: It took more than inspiration to spawn Frankenstein
New Scientist


Anyone Can Innovate, But Not Everyone Can
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Creative Cooperation Across Borders
Blog: Innovation Excellence


The Brain and Why Innovation Gets Rejected
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Time For An Education System Makeover
Blog: Innovation Excellence


24 Canadianisms Way More Interesting than “Eh?”
Blog: Mental Floss


11 entertainers who found creative ways to make a living
TED Blog


The Albatross and the Chameleon
The Creativity Post


Double Helix Water
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog


Where Do You Put The Creativity?
Design Taxi


You Only Need an Idea and Imagination: Why Kids Should Do Science Research
Education on GOOD


Google Concedes That Drive-By Prying Violated Privacy
The New York Times


Cellphones: A Teen’s Lifeline to the Internet


Put A Brain On It! How The Gush Of Stories About Neuroscience Softens Our Brains
Fast Company


Mentorship is Vital to Driving Innovation


Four Things I Learned From Studying Innovation in 3 U.S. Cities


Live Chat: Do the Arts Make Us Smarter?
March 14, 3 pm EDT


Creative Industries connecting the creative dots
Global Business Hub –


Authors and publishers objects to Amazon’s “.book” and “.read” names; future process unclear


These Crazy Science Experiments Are Actually Gorgeous Abstract Art
Co.Exist: Fast Company


10 Entrepreneurial Lessons From the ‘Gang of Four’
Start Up Professionals Musings


The Music of Business
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Intel Science Talent Contest Nurtures Spirit of Inquiry
The New York Times


Your Education Stories (for a price)
Blog: Sam Chaltain, Democracy. Learning. Voice.


Diane Ravitch Launches New Education Advocacy Counterforce
Politics K-12 – Education Week


The top women innovators of all time
Blog: Scott Berkun


Never enough
Seth’s Blog


Great minds think alike when it comes to funding brain research


Role Models in Science and Engineering: Gae Aulenti
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog


Steve Jobs Had It Wrong: Why You Should Look To Consumers For Product Innovation
Co.Create: Fast Company


China to enhance innovation capacity
People’s Daily Online


What’s The Roadmap For Innovation In China?
Co.Design: Fast Company


How to Get Anti-Innovators Up and Running?
Blog: Innovation Excellence


4 Steps For Combining The Hacker Way With Design Thinking from Google Ventures
Business on GOOD


How to Know if You Know
The Creativity Post


The 6 Most Important Steps to Building an Internal Innovation Culture
Blog: Front End of Innovation


What You Can Learn About Innovation By Taking The Trash Out
Fast Company


Hiring Creative Employees
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Gamification projects, What games fit what demographics? Gamification part 2
Blog: Technology in the Arts


Innovation is Business at its Best
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Twinkle, Twinkle Musical Star
The Creativity Post


Does Design + Celebrity = Innovation? [infographic]
Blog: Innovation Excellence


There Are No Best Practices
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Marvel Comics Introduces Redesigned Apps and New Video Programming
The New York Times


Teaching ‘By Hand’ in a Digital Age
The Conversation – The Chronicle of Higher Education


Lincoln v. Lincoln
The X Change Files, The Science & Entertainment Exchange


Boost Your Creativity By Listening To Coffee Shop Noises At Your Work Space
Design Taxi



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