Articles of Interest July 12, 2013

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“The artist has a special task and duty; the task of reminding men of their humanity and the promise of their creativity.” – Lewis Mumford


“Man lives by imagination.” – Havelock Ellis


“One person with a belief is equal to a force of 99 who have only interests.” – John Stuart Mill


“You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.” – Mary Pickford


“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” -  Maya Angelou


“Let’s make math fun and sexy and glamorous. Smart is sexy, that’s one of my main messages.” – Danica McKellar


“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities. In the expert’s mind there are few.”

– Shunryu Suzuki



President Obama Awards the 2012 National Medals of Arts and Humanities
The White House


Honoring a nation’s creativity
The Washington Post


Jinha Lee: Reach into the computer and grab a pixel
Video on


Academic Freedom & Innovation-Introduction & Opening Remarks
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery


Multimedia Ballet Features Melting Walls & A Projected Dreamscape



Music education and neuroscience take center stage at the latest public webinar from the NEA Interagency Task Force on the Arts and Human Development
National Endowment for the Arts
July 25


State of Creativity Forum

Creative Oklahoma
November 19


CreativeMornings | a monthly breakfast lecture series


President Obama to Award 2012 National Medal of Arts Awards Ceremony will be Live Streamed at
National Endowment for the Arts
July 10


How Science Supercharges Creativity
Fast Company


Make Yourself Irrelevant: How Engineers Can Really Spur Innovation


Learning in Hyper-linked World


Innovation and the Base Rate
Blog: Inside the Box | Psychology Today


Artists and Scientists: More Alike Than Different
Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network


STEM and STEAM Boosted by U.S. and U.K. Reports
The Huffington Post


The Two Questions to Ask Before You Innovate
Harvard Business Review


The real villain in the ebooks case isn’t Apple or Amazon — it’s publishers’ addiction to DRM


Fallout From Apple’s Loss on E-Books
The New York Times


The Two Life Cycles of Creativity: The New York Times Gets It Right
The Huffington Post


Physics And Poetry: Can You Handle The Truth?
Cosmos And Culture : NPR


Is American Education as Bad as They Say?
The Creativity Post


The high schooler who created a test for pancreatic cancer: A Q&A
TED Blog


Your Personality, Creativity and Innovation

Blog: Innovation Excellence


Balancing Innovation via Organizational Ambidexterity
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Cross-Disciplinary Howard Team Wins First Place in Innovation Contest
The Afro-American Newspapers


Philips teams with Indiegogo for health innovation contest
mobi health news


Funny Comic Shows Why The Media Should Stop Hating On The Internet Generation


Why Innovate: The Link Between Strategy and Innovation
Innovation Management


How Intelligent Cities Are Engaging Citizens With Gaming


Springwise: QR Code Graffiti Can Be Read By Viewer’s Phones


Art for Art’s Sake? | OECD Free Preview
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development


Brain mapping gets a reality check
Science a Go Go


18 Reasons The American Dream Is Still Alive
Fast Company


The Rise Of The DIY Data Scientist

Co.Labs | Fast Company


Getting ready to steam


Girls (Who Code) Rule The World
Fast Company


Women Entrepreneurs Walk an Historic Path in Canada


3 Women Who Used Innovation To Disrupt the Market


Celebrating Role Models in Science & Engineering Achievement: Clara Barton!
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog


Sensitive piano keys let pianists create new sounds
New Scientist


Musicians jam long-distance on superfast networks
New Scientist


Microsoft’s next 12 months: A year of innovation ahead


Three Innovation Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make
Blog: Innovation Excellence


What if We Taught Kids About Skin Color and Racism The Way We Teach Math?
Education on GOOD


Creativity and the Art of Annoyance
Blog: Life Is Art | Psychology Today


The Nature of Childhood
UpNext: The IMLS Blog


Music Groups Threaten to Pull Gifts Over Buffalo School Cuts
Philanthropy Today | The Chronicle of Philanthropy


Why public libraries should follow Chicago’s lead and build maker labs


9 Fresh Ways NOT to Suffer Creative Block
Blog: Creating In Flow | Psychology Today


A New Use for MOOCs: Real-World Problem Solving


Audio Recorder Keeps Songwriters Organized


Choosing the Right Role Model
The Creativity Post


Opinion: Book Publishing’s Big Gamble
The New York Times


What Aging Population? 5 Areas Getting Younger
Governing Magazine


Soren Petersen: Design, Technology & Innovation Management – Korean Style
The Huffington Post


Citizen Science and Art: Exploring biohackers and bioartists
Blog: CitizenSci |


Is There A Scientific Definition Of “Design”?
Co.Design | Fast Company


Europe must close the gap between science and business


Gulliver’s Eco-Cooker team wins Spirit of Innovation Challenge
Cutler Bay News


Computers and Fabrication: Revolutionizing the Art World


The Art Elements of Work
Blog: Innovation Excellence


4 Innovation Tactics to Adopt – KANE’s Exponential Power of an Idea
Blog: Innovation Excellence


AC/DC: The Tesla–Edison Feud
Blog: Mental Floss


Ecosystems at Risk
ARTSblog | Americans for the Arts


Chinese investment in Hollywood? Be careful what you wish for.


A Different Deal Mania Grips TV
The New York Times


How Some Cities Are Creating Permanent Pipelines of Innovation
Governing Magazine


The Innovation Trail of Boston & Cambridge: See the past, present and future of science and technology, on foot
Innovation Economy |


Creativity in the social sciences
Oxford University Press blog


Stimulating creativity and innovation across borders
European Commission | CORDIS


Platform Summit, Inaugural Innovation Economy Gathering, Starts Friday at MIT Media Lab
July 12 – 14

Obama Welcomes Second Class Of Silicon Valley Whiz Kids To Streamline Washington
Buzz Feed


Google and Maker Faire’s annual summer camp returns to promote science and creativity to teens
The Next Web


6 Ways To Smash Your Creative Block And Launch Your Dream Project
Fast Company | Business + Innovation


Companies must innovate or die
Business Insider


Forget social and mobile: Our economy needs more “white space” innovation
Tech News and Analysis


What’s the Next Big Thing after Open Innovation?
Blog: Innovation Excellence


4 Ways Open Innovation Can Drive Your Business Forward
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Work Habits Versus Creative Flow
Blog: The Human Beast | Psychology Today


Can Creativity Be Boosted?
Blog: The Human Beast | Psychology Today


MOOCs and Economic Reality
The Conversation | The Chronicle of Higher Education


Tech Talent Recruiting Geography: How Silicon Valley Will Compete
Pacific Standard


China Entertainment Sector Up 20%
The U.S. Education System is Broken: A Perspective of an American Ph.D.
Blog: Next Generation Consulting


High-tech jobs that don’t require college degree
USA Today


National Medal Of Arts & Humanities Goes To George Lucas, Tony Kushner & More
The Huffington Post, AP

The Humanities: What Went Right?
The Conversation | The Chronicle of Higher Education


An Artist Paralyzed By ALS Inspires Others To Fulfill Their Creative Potential


What’s the Secret to Finland’s Education Success?


Who Are My BEST Innovators?
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Ideation and the 90:10 Rule
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Going Against the Crowd
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Welcome home: ‘Made in USA’ on the rise


Brain Epigenome Changes Throughout Developmental Years
Science News | redOrbit


Our Brains Act As Information DJs
Science News | redOrbit


India plans big to make this the decade of innovation
The Economic Times


Steve Cerocke: Leverage technology to compete in ‘new normal’


Benjamin Franklin’s Inventions and Improvements
Accelerating IT Success


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