Articles of Interest – April 19, 2013

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“The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards.” – Arthur Koestler


“The acquisition of any knowledge is always of use to the intellect, because it may thus drive out useless things and retain the good. For nothing can be loved or hated unless it is first known.” – Leonardo da Vinci


“The more circumspectly you delay writing down an idea, the more maturely developed it will be on surrendering itself. Speech conquers thought, but writing commands it.” –  Walter Benjamin


“Here is one of the biggest innovation obstacles around: the need for certainty.” – Tim Kastelle


“Strive for excellence, not perfection.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.


“I would rather regret the things I have done than the things that I have not.” – Lucille Ball


“Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.” – Kahlil Gibran


“The only risk of failure is promotion.” – Scott Adams


Innovation Quotes of the Week – April 13, 2013
Blog: Innovation Excellence





Constance Steinkuehler on Interest-Driven Learning (Big Thinkers Series)





NYLA – Live Ideas
New York Live Arts
Through April 21


Join Lynda Barry, Matthieu Ricard, James Fadiman, David Krakauer and Other Experts at the 12(th) Annual International Bioethics Forum: Creative Insight
The Wall Street Journal
April 25 – 26

Creativity Conference
Motion Picture Association of America, TIME, and Microsoft
April 26


Creativity Event
NZ Creativity Challenge
April 27 – 28


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


Innovation Master Class
The Conference Board
May 7 – 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


Flying Car
Innovation in Milwaukee
June 1 – 10


State of Creativity Forum

Creative Oklahoma
November 19


CreativeMornings | a monthly breakfast lecture series



Role Models in Science and Engineering: Les Paul
USA Science and Engineering Festival Blog


Engineering Creativity Peaks in Kindergarten
Design News


10 great places to be inspired by innovation
USA Today


A Point of View: Science, magic, and madness
BBC News


All I need to innovate is…
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Forget the Elevator Pitch – it’s so 20th century!
Blog: Innovation Excellence


There’s No Substitute for Doing the Work

Blog: Innovation Excellence


Kickstarter For Kids Teaches Them How To Be Entrepreneurs


Learning Strategies and Achievement
The Creativity Post


Tales from the Tinkering Table, Part Two: Ask the Kids
Blog: Making Thinking Happen


OP ED: Stop dissing the humanities
The Los Angeles Times


The Trouble With Crowdfunding


‘Making Scientists’
Inside Higher Ed


Meet the First Digital Generation. Now Get Ready to Play by Their Rules


More Than 50 Years Of Putting Kids’ Creativity To The Test


Women in Science: Einstein’s Advice to a Little Girl Who Wants to Be a Scientist
Blog: Brain Pickings

 New Publisher Authors Trust: Themselves
The New York Times


Developmental Play for All
Blog: A Conceptual Revolution, Psychology Today


Think Tangerine Trees (Not Pink) for Breast Cancer Centers
Blog: Design On My Mind, Psychology Today


Is your focus prevention or promotion? 5 questions for Halvorson & Higgins
Blog: Dan Pink


Majora Carter and Josh Hanagarne: leading underserved tribes
Seth’s Blog


Intuition as the Basis for Creativity
The Creativity Post


Role Models in Science and Engineering: Bonnie Dunbar
USA Science and Engineering Festival Blog


Warren Buffett’s Son Peter Uses Music And Philanthropy To Fight Human Trafficking


OPINION: Stacey Childress on Teachers, Ed-Tech Conferences and Innovation
Blog: edSurge


Is Canada Short of Engineers or Entrepreneurs?
The Huffington Post Canada


Breaking the Code for Creative Ecosystem
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Implement Big Ideas with Baby Steps
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Crowd Psychology: What Comes After Boston for Mass Public Events?
Talking back, Scientific American Blog Network


MOOCs and other education technologies require better broadband infrastructure.
Slate Magazine


Video: Why does Canada let other countries define its cultural tastes?
The Globe and Mail


Library Group Lists Frequently Challenged Books
The New York Times


Twitter in TV Content Deal Talks With Viacom, NBCUniversal (Report)
The Hollywood Reporter


If Netflix is an enemy, why is Hollywood happy to arm it?
Los Angeles Times


Dealing with Fast Change in the Context of Innovation
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Innovation versus Product Development
Blog: Innovation Excellence


My video gamer is smarter than your honor roll student
ReadWriteWeb, Wisconsin Technology Network News


European Commission opens €175k contest targeting women innovators
Irish Innovation News |


Science Behind Making Content go Viral Online
Technology Personalized


Nest, Jawbone Founders On Why Creating Something Simple Is Really Hard
Fast Company | Business + Innovation


How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance
Fast Company | Business + Innovation


Arts Education and Advocacy: An Investment in Every Child’s Future Blog


What Fuels Innovation: Tools or Creativity?


Bill T. Jones and Oliver Sacks Connect at Live Arts
The New York Times


Hiring Brilliant Women Engineers Starts With The Job Listing
Co.Labs: Fast Company


In A Fragmented Cultureverse, Can Pop References Still Pop?


Obama’s BRAIN gets hammered


Society for Neuroscience quashing dissent on BRAIN Initiative, critic complains
Nature News Blog


A Leader of the BRAIN Project Explains Why It’s Important to Map the Human Brain
MIT Technology Review


Creative Writing and Your Brain
Blog: Trouble in Mind, Psychology Today


State Technology and Science Index
Milken Institute


Bridging Canada’s innovation gap
the record


Eyes Wide Open: Innovation in Unexpected Places
Skoll World Forum


Dealing with Fast Change in the Context of Innovation
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Mindfulness: Observing Without Questioning
The Creativity Post


Coming to BelieveManifesto X 3


10 Surprising Assertions From Elite Entrepreneurs


The Human Genome Project, Then and Now
The New York Times


How A Technological Investor Realized His Most Revolutionary Innovation: Put Woman In Charge


What Spanx Teaches Us About Innovation


When Teased Children Grow Up
Blog: Creative Synthesis, Psychology Today


All PCs great and small: how competition and collaboration is driving tech innovation
PC Advisor


TEDsters, get ready to play Brain Games
TED Blog


Office Building Encourages Exercise By Creating More Appealing Stairways


CultureLab: What outsiders can teach us about creativity
New Scientist


What is Innovation?
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Why Mark Zuckerberg Wants To Overhaul Immigration


Bruce Nussbaum: Creative Innovation Through Meaningful Design
PSFK 2013


How to Stimulate Curiosity
The Creativity Post


Reactions to Obama’s Science Budget


Why STEM Should Care About the Humanities
The Conversation | The Chronicle of Higher Education


Teachers – Will We Ever Learn?
The New York Times


Editorial: Are Human Genes Patentable?
The New York Times


Making great decisions
McKinsey Quarterly


Steal Like Picasso: How Outside Inspiration Can Fuel True Innovation
Fast Company | Business + Innovation


What’s The Secret To Design Innovation? Extreme Immersion
Co.Design: Fast Company


Innovation is key to sustainable business and country’s economy
People’s Daily Online, China


N.C. Science Festival embraces innovation
The Technician: News


What is San Diego’s innovation DNA?


How To Tell If You’re Creative (Hint: You Might Be A Bit Of A Jerk)
Co.Create: Fast Company


Baldwin: Field of digital humanities important but threatening to traditional research
The Pitt News


1 | The 11 Winners Of Our 2012 Innovation By Design Awards
Co.Design: Fast Company


Tales from the Tinkering Table, Part One: Variations on a Theme
Blog: Making Thinking Happen


Prototyping: Engage in a (Buckminster Fuller) Dialogue With Reality
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Brain’s Music Pleasure Zone Identified With Reward System Activity In New Study
The Huffington Post


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