Articles of Interest May 24, 2013

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“Both humanity’s capacity to innovate and the incentives to innovate are greater today than at any other time in history.” – Ben Bernanke


Bernanke: Human capacity for innovation at high
The Fed | MarketWatch


“Frugality without creativity is deprivation.” – Amy Dacyczyn


“Art upsets, science reasures.” – Georges Braque


“Creativity is not a talent. It is a way of operating.” – John Cleese


“You don’t just luck into things as much as you would like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it is friendships or opportunities.” – Barbara Bush


“The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The one who walks alone, is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.” – Albert Einstein


“The creative person wants to be a know-it-all. He wants to know about all kinds of things-ancient history, nineteenth century mathematics, current manufacturing techniques, and hog futures. Because he never knows when these ideas might come together to form a new idea. It may happen six minutes later, or six months, or six years. But he has faith that it will happen.” – Carl Ally


“Upon the progress of knowledge the whole progress of the human race is immediately dependent: he who retards that, hinders this also.” – Johann Gottlieb Fichte


Innovation Quotes of the Week – May 18, 2013
Blog: Innovation Excellence





An in-office TED all about design
TED Blog


16-year-old finds a new way to detect cancer
CBS News


David Foster Wallace’s Advice for Graduates
Blog: Mental Floss





Flying Car
Innovation in Milwaukee
June 1 – 10


On June 3, National Creativity Network Executive Director Dennis Cheek will present “Creative economies, innovative cities, entrepreneurial hubs, and imagination destinations: Can cars really fly?”  The program is presented by Creative Alliance Milwaukee.


Announcing the Inaugural Playful Learning Summit – GLS Conference 9.0
The Learning Games Network
June 11


Games For Change Festival
Games for Change
June 17 – 19

Designed Future 2013: Design Education Conference
The DESIGN-ED Coalition
June 28 – 29


State of Creativity Forum

Creative Oklahoma
November 19


CreativeMornings | a monthly breakfast lecture series


Sir Ken Robinson on His New Book, Finding Your Element
Vanity Fair


Finding Your Element
Sir Ken Robinson


To encourage creativity, Mr Gove, you must first understand what it is
Ken Robinson | The Guardian


The Future Of Technology Isn’t Mobile, It’s Contextual
Co.Design | Fast Company


The Truth About Kids And Social Media
Fast Company


Teens Getting Tired of Facebook Drama, Pew Survey Finds


Opinionator: A By-the-E-Book Education, for $5 a Month
The New York Times


Innovation Lessons from the Rise of Tesla Motors
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Outdoor Space Is A Parking Lot, Classroom & Movie Theater [My Ideal City]


Top Ten Urban Trends From BMW Guggenheim Lab


Overcoming the impossibility of amazing
Seth’s Blog


Grassroots Creativity, Fresh and Local
The Creativity Post


Memo to Yahoo: Focus on Innovation
Intersections | The Medici Group Blog


The Culture of Possibility: Art, Artists & The Future
International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies


The Economics of Uniqueness: Investing in Historic City Cores and Cultural Heritage Assets for Sustainable Development
International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies


Commercializing university research a tricky process
Edmonton Journal


Patent and Immigration Reform Activities
Blog: Feld Thoughts


Are Americans Overly Confident About Entrepreneurship?


Millennials Have Their Own Definition of Entrepreneurship
SFGate | San Francisco Chronicle


The Quest For The Essence Of Entrepreneurship


Soul-searching through humanities
The Korea Herald


What Darwin Can Teach Government


Engineers See a Path Out of Green Card Limbo
The New York Times


Canada falling behind on innovation: Report
Sun News


Canada Competes: Oklahoma’s lessons for teaching creativity. Hint: don’t kill the arts
The Globe and Mail


China to deepen reforms to boost innovation


Innovation to lead the way in European job creation, conference told
Irish Times


A new iOS game looks to kickstart neuroscience education


How To Talk Like A Most Creative Person
Fast Company


A Line or Two: Minneapolis’ Creative Economy by the Numbers
The Line Media


The Minneapolis Creative Index 2013
City of Minneapolis program on the Arts, Culture, and Creative Economy


Measuring Minneapolis’ creative vitality
Twin Cities Daily Planet


Why You Should Care about Pentagon Funding of Obama’s BRAIN Initiative
Blog: Cross-Check | Scientific American


Thoughts on education and the burgeoning trophy shortage
Seth’s Blog


The Phosphorous Atom Quantum Computing Machine
MIT Technology Review


What Colleges Can Learn From K-12 Education
The Conversation | The Chronicle of Higher Education


Opinion: Long may science continue to inspire poetry
New Scientist


Creating Your Own Innovation Garden


The Creative Class is Flunking Out. What’s Next?
Intelligent Community Forum


Unleashing Breakthrough Innovation in Government
Stanford Social Innovation Review


US mayors group holds technology summit in Philly
San Francisco Gate | San Francisco Chronicle


NASA helps 3D printing expand into the culinary world


Engineering collaboration sparks award-winning JouleJack
Wisconsin Institute for Discovery


The Fragility of Intelligence
The Creativity Post


3D Printed Photos Can Be Seen By The Visually Impaired


Thinking About User Participation in Terms of Negotiated Agency
Blog: Museum 2.0


Innovation: Lost in Translation
Blog: Innovation Excellence


FEI 2013: Where the Trillion Dollar Opportunities Lie
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Era of Dying Places
Pacific Standard


Responding to Yesterday’s Tragedy in Oklahoma
ARTSblog | Americans for the Arts


Innovation Isn’t ‘Creativity,’ It’s a Discipline You Manage


Class of 2013: Start Designing Your Life
Blog: Design Thinking


When an Army of Artists Fooled Hitler


Innovation? Make It Someone Else’s Problem
Blog: Inside the Box | Psychology Today


Fuel cell symphonies and gift bag wrapper art: The Reimagine Project
TED Blog


Gorillas Agree: Human Frontal Cortex is Nothing Special
The Creativity Post


Immigration Overhaul Wins Panel’s Backing in the Senate
The New York Times


Education Spending Per Student Fell For First Time in 2011
Governing Magazine


Robert Hormats: The Road to an Effective Innovation Diplomacy
The Huffington Post


You’re Going To Need More Than New Packaging To Call It Innovation
Fast Company


7 Ways to Spark Your Creativity Without Leaving Your City


Opinion: Montreal can be a world leader in engineering innovation
Montreal Gazette


Rise of the Non-Network Originals Gives TV Nets Cause for Concern
Special Report: TV Upfront | Advertising Age


‘Arrested Development’ Leads The Charge For Old Brands In New Media
Wisconsin Public Radio News


2013/05 Seth Godin
Q&A on Vimeo


How to Pitch Better: The Question Pitch
Blog: Daniel Pink


The Power of Glamour: Now Available for Pre-Order
Blog: Deep Glamour


Stunning Images Reveal Unpredictability of Science


Innovate Your Process
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Free, a radical story turning disruptive (1/3)
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Lynda Barry helps us imagine the future of education
Wisconsin Institute for Discovery


Have Faith in Innovation, Fed Chairman Tells Graduates


Bernanke Argues Innovation Could Salvage U.S. Economy
24/7 Wall St.


Cesare Mainardi: The Patent System Isn’t the Problem
Wall Street Journal


David Karp Quit School to Get Serious About Tumblr
The New York Times


Video-on-Demand Viewing Is Gaining Popularity
The New York Times


Using the arts to promote healing and well-being, even in a hospital setting
Arts Sarasota


In Praise of Unsung Heroes in Science at the USA Science & Engineering Festival
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog


Thought Experiment: Build a Supercomputer Replica of the Human Brain
Wired Science |


Infographic: Inside The Brain Of An Entrepreneur


Will ‘Digital Ethnic Cleansing’ Be Part of the Internet’s Future?
The Atlantic


Training creativity
Blog: Mr. Personality | Psychology Today


Creative People Say No
Thoughts on creativity | Medium


Will San Francisco’s Kindergartener Bank Accounts Catch On?
Governing Magazine


May Art Talk will bridge gap between art and medicine
The Park Record
May 20

Look For Next In The Creative Economy


Breaking Down Generational Silos
Blog: It’s Saul Connected


Video games a gateway to creativity
Other Views |


Innovation impact
The Star Phoenix


Nine Lessons for Innovators from a Nobel Prize-Winning Psychologist


When ‘innovation’ isn’t enough
Innovations | The Washington Post


The Humor in Innovation
Blog: Inside the Box | Psychology Today


5 Trends That Will Drive The Future of Technology
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Collaborative Platforms Empower Citizens To Shape Their Communities [My Ideal City]


Slang: Linguistic Creativity at Work, Not Linguistic Corruption?
Decoded Science


Innovation Isn’t Working At 4 Out Of 5 Companies
Global Cio | InformationWeek


The Experts: Does the Patent System Encourage Innovation?
The Wall Street Journal


The Epic Battle Between Apple & Google Is All But Over – Who Won?


Paul Davies: Clashes and collaboration a part of mix to tackle life’s ‘big questions’
Wisconsin Institute for Discovery


Corporate-Driven Data Projects Find Home in Academia
DataWorks | Advertising Age


What The WSJ’s Portrait Artist Can Teach You About Innovation
Co.Design | Fast Company


UW-Madison researchers journey deep into the brain via the science of imaging
Wisconsin State Journal


Target Opens Tech Innovation Center in SF
Wall Street Journal


Sales Taxes and the Internet
The New York Times


Innovation Talk: Sacrificing ease of use on the altar of design
Business News | The Irish Times


Retailers Turn ‘Showrooming’ Into Innovation Opportunity


Learning by analogy
Seth’s Blog


How Connected Cars Will Change The Future Of Driving [PSFK 2013]


Amid Netflix Buzz, Amazon Quietly Readying Pilots


A Watchmaking Renaissance Is Yielding the Most Complicated Timepieces Ever
Wired Design |


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