Articles of Interest August 16th, 2013

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“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




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


How Making Robots Captivates Kids’ Imaginations




2014 National Forum
Arts Education Partnership
September 11 – 12


Beakerhead Blog: Where science meets art
Calgary Herald
September 11 – 15


Wisconsin Science Festival
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
September 26 – 29


National Quality Education Conference: Connecting Creativity to Systems Thinking Benefits Today’s Learners
Digital Journal
November 17 – 18


State of Creativity Forum

Creative Oklahoma
November 19


CreativeMornings | a monthly breakfast lecture series


The World’s Most Innovative Companies


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


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


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


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’


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


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


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]


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


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


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 |


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


Students urged to use creativity to solve problems


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


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


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