Articles of Interest August 16th, 2013

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QUOTE(S) OF THE WEEK

 

“What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

“When I was young I observed that nine out of every ten things I did were failures, so I did ten times more work.” – George Bernard Shaw

 

“The next time you see a person with a composed face and a soft voice, remember that inside her mind she might be solving an equation, composing a sonnet, designing a hat. She might, that is, be deploying the power of quiet.” – Susan Cain

 

“You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” – Jack London

 

“The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage.” – Mark Russell

 

“I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success… such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything.” – Nikola Tesla

 

“Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou

 

Innovation Quotes of the Week – August 11, 2013
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

VIDEO(S) OF THE WEEK

 

What Do You Teach?
Blog: Sam Chaltain, Democracy. Learning. Voice.

 

29 Ways to Stay Creative
TO-FU, Vimeo

 

Saki Mafundikwa: Ingenuity and elegance in ancient African alphabets
Video on TED.com

 

How Making Robots Captivates Kids’ Imaginations
Edutopia

 

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Beakerhead Blog: Where science meets art
Calgary Herald
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Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
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National Quality Education Conference: Connecting Creativity to Systems Thinking Benefits Today’s Learners
Digital Journal
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ARTICLES OF INTEREST

The World’s Most Innovative Companies
Forbes

 

American Education and the IQ Trap
The Creativity Post

 

The Amazing Scientific Experiment Guaranteed to Make You Happier
Living on GOOD

 

Innovation stories (1/2)
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

8 movies about memory manipulation, and how they inspired neuroscience
TED Blog

 

The Surprising Cities Leading America’s Start-Up Revolution
The Atlantic Cities

 

Project Profiles Play the Past — Reinventing the Fieldtrip for 21st Century Learners
Institute of Museum and Library Services

 

Autistic kids with math abilities show different brain patterns
San Jose Mercury News

 

Korea’s creative economy aims at venture ecosystem
Korea Herald

 

What We Should Be Talking About When We Talk About Innovation
Fast Company

 

Woman In Tech Gets Tired Of Explaining Herself, Creates This Hilarious Slideshow
Co.Labs | Fast Company

 

Innovation and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Blog: The Tao of Innovation | Psychology Today

 

How To Draw Out Your Worst Fears
Wisconsin Public Radio News

 

A Business Perspective: Golden Pond School Brings Ken Robinson’s Vision To Loudoun
Leesburg Today

 

Why People Blame Themselves
Boston Review

 

Micropayments now ready to slash price of online news
New Scientist

 

Taking the No Out of InNOvation – The Legacy of a “No” to Creativity
The Brainzooming Group

 

What Happens When Literature Enters the Public Domain?
Blog: Hyperallergic

 

Students Rap for (and About) Science
Blog: Mental Floss

 

The Chemistry Teacher Turned Sculptor
Blog: Mental Floss

 

A Vision for the Public Library of the Future
UpNext: The IMLS Blog

 

Characteristics of Creative Ideas
Blog: Inside The Box | Psychology Today

 

C’mon Mayor Bloomberg, Let’s Stop and Frisk Some Test Scores
Education on GOOD

 

How to Sail Through Creative Uncertainty
Blog: Design Thinking

 

Balancing Innovation via Organizational Ambidexterity – Part 2
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Why We Shouldn’t Be Surprised That Managers Don’t Embrace Complexity
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

An end of books
Seth’s Blog

 

Johns Hopkins unveils state of the art science facility
Technorati

 

More Brains? Teaching STEM by Studying Zombies
US News and World Report

 

How A Little Girl With Brain Cancer Inspired ‘Citizen Science’
HeraldOnline.com

 

8 New Jobs People Will Have In 2025
Co.Exist | Fast Company

 

Words prompt us to notice what our subconscious sees
New Scientist

 

When Failure of Imagination Holds Us Back
Leading for Social Good | The Chronicle of Philanthropy

 

The Theory of Self-Actualization
Blog: Theory and Psychopathology | Psychology Today

 

Today’s Most Creative People: The Scientists Behind The World’s First Working, 3-D-Printed Kidney
Fast Company

 

Goodbye, Spotify: Is This The Secret To Artist-Friendly Music Distribution
Co.Labs | Fast Company

 

It’s time to address Minnesota’s ‘innovation deficit’
MinnPost

 

Irish Innovation: Evidence of science policy failure mounts
Finfacts Ireland

 

Innovation and technology at the forefront of new iPad initiative
The Explorer: Aging Well

 

New State “Technology Tax” Is Really a Tax on Innovation
Xconomy

 

Norwin School District plans STEM Innovation Center
Pittsburgh Business Times

 

Robotics camp promotes hands-on approach to math and technology
Blog: Innovation Trail

 

New Tools Invented to Manage ‘Information Overload’ of Researchers, Threatening Neuroscience
Science World Report

 

6 Questions States Need to Ask About Self-Driving Cars
Governing Magazine

 

Are We Ready For A Massive Aging Population?
On Aging | NPR

 

Beyond Sheer Brainpower
The Creativity Post

 

Maker Movement in the Media
Blog: Making Thinking Happen

 

How the iPhone and Bad Decisions Killed BlackBerry
The New Yorker

 

What Sort of Questions Should You Ask of Big Data?
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

50 Ideas To Bring Entrepreneurship Into The Classroom
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Guest Post: A New Role for Science Museums–Playground for Scientists
Blog: Museum 2.0

 

Motion Picture Chief Says China Will Pay Studios for Film Distribution
The New York Times

 

The Picasso Effect
Medium

 

Active Teens Work and Learn in the Garden
UpNext: The IMLS Blog

 

Infographic: How Gaming is Affecting Our Culture and Health
Culture on GOOD

 

Why the Most Important Back-to-School Supply’s Not Available in Any Store
Education on GOOD

 

Does Copyright Make Books Disappear?
Blog: Freakonomics

 

The Cascading Effect for Innovation Success
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

The Open Innovation Business Model
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Innovation Lessons from Amazon’s Shareholder Letters
Blog: Innovation for Growth

 

Video Killed the PowerPoint Star
The Creativity Post

 

Neuroscientists Identify Protein Linked To Alzheimer’s-Like Afflictions
Health News | redOrbit

 

With Help From Silicon Valley, America To Dominate The 21st Century
Blog: Tech.pinions 

 

The Write Stuff for Mission Impossible
Blog: Radical Sabbatical | Psychology Today

 

High-tech women in Milwaukee get a group of their own
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

 

Question Of The Week: What Are The Best Apps For Making Music?
Wisconsin Public Radio News

 

Why Living in a City Makes You More Innovative
Innovations | Smithsonian

 

Apps Are The Epic Poems Of Our Time [Future Of Entertainment]
PSFK

 

The Most Famous Models for How Cities Grow Are Wrong
The Atlantic Cities

 

World’s Most Influential Thinkers Revealed
MIT Technology Review

 

The Zeitgeisters: Sir Ken Robinson
Money-MarketUK.com

 

Inclusion Versus Innovation | Yana Watson Kakar
The Huffington Post

 

Where Are All the Female Developers?
Fueled | The Huffington Post

 

Snakes on the brain
Harvard Gazette

 

Killing creativity in our kids, just when we need it
azcentral.com

 

River Trail mural ties together importance of arts, sciences
Lansing State Journal

 

DuPont debuts new innovation center in Iowa
The Messenger

 

Is Neuroscience Really Too Small?
Neuroskeptic | DiscoverMagazine.com

 

San Miguel students learn about engineering with help from NASA
Education | SanLuisObispo.com

 

Students urged to use creativity to solve problems
News-Gazette.com

 

Penn State launches new entrepreneurship and innovation minor
Penn State University

 

UK investing less in technological innovation than the US and China
Business Technology

 

Artists as Healers
The Creativity Post

 

Acting on Early Signs
The Creativity Post

 

The Two Most Challenging Innovation Times
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

What South Chicago Teaches Us about Ideas, (Power of Conversation and Change)
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Why Are So Many Students Bored?
Blog: Your Personal Renaissance | Psychology Today

 

Florence tomb opened in quest to find ‘Mona Lisa’
BBC News

 

At Libraries Across America, It’s Game On
NPR

 

The Arts Are Extra-Curricular and Disposable. NOT.
ARTSblog, Americans for the Arts

 

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