Articles of Interest August 9, 2013

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“Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.” – George E. Woodberry


“A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a joke or worried to death by a frown on the right person’s brow.” – Charles Brower


“A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.” – Maya Angelou


“Science does not know its debt to imagination.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


“To err is human, but when the eraser wears out ahead of the pencil, you’re overdoing it.” – Josh Jenkins


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


“When I look at the success I have, it’s because of my creative-thinking skills. And I would extend that out to anybody in any field who is immensely successful, like Steve Jobs. What breaks my heart is that it’s the first thing [to go when] public school budgets get cut. Art, music, theater, shop–anywhere where kids learn to do things with their hands and be creative goes away. And in my mind, it should be the last thing.” – John Lasseter


Innovation Quotes of the Week – August 4, 2013
Blog: Innovation Excellence




JR appears on Charlie Rose, talks about his artistic process
TED Blog


Phil Hansen channels your limitations into art
TED Blog


A Google Designer Visualizes The Beach Boys’ Pop Ecstasy
Co.Design | Fast Company




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


Wisconsin Science Festival
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
September 26 – 29


State of Creativity Forum

Creative Oklahoma
November 19


CreativeMornings | a monthly breakfast lecture series




A Fix For The Homogenous Tech Industry: Black Girls Code
Co.Exist | Fast Company


Every Child Is An Artist
Fast Company


Science is not the Enemy of the Humanities
New Republic


Why Work For A Company That Promotes Creativity


Five Ways Organizations Lose When They Cover Up Innovation Failures
Blog: Innovation Excellence


For Small Business, Innovation Comes from Within
Blog: Innovation Excellence


BCG Names the World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies
Industry Today


Finding the Joy to Fuel Creativity
The Creativity Post


Celebrating Role Models in Science & Engineering Achievement: Kristin Laidre
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog


Can Chocolate Boost Brain Health? Don’t Binge Just Yet


How Does Silicon Valley Teach Its Children? With A FabLab!


Algorithms Are the New Content Creators, and That’s Bad News for Humans
Wired Opinion |


South Korea Sees Creativity as Key to Growth
Korea Real Time – WSJ


The World’s Best (And Worst) Scientific Institutions Ranked By Discipline

MIT Technology Review


Copyright Lawsuit Targets Cover Songs on YouTube
The New York Times


Publishers protest DOJ’s proposed punishment for Apple, saying it hurts them too


E-Books Strain Relations Beween Libraries, Publishing Houses


The flattening of e-book sales


Monet Amazon reviews.


Theatre Arts Education Programs Create Innovative Thinkers and Workers
The Huffington Post


A Plug and Play T-Shirt Designed to Boost Creativity in Kids
Kids on GOOD


Be Really Glad Bezos Bought The Washington Post
Blog: Innovation Excellence


China’s innovation prowess looms large
China Daily


25 songs to celebrate innovators: A TEDWomen Spotify playlist
TED Blog


Learn These 5 Techniques To Make A Scientific Discovery
The Creativity Post


Why San Francisco May Be the New Silicon Valley
The Atlantic Cities


6 Reasons Why Ballet Dancers Make Awesome Employees
The Partnership Movement | Americans for the Arts


Experiencing Art: It’s a Whole-Brain Issue, Stupid!
Blog: In the Brain of the Beholder | Psychology Today


10 Things We Can Learn From Street Artists
Creativity on GOOD


Blog: Innovation Excellence


Need Radical Ideas? Don’t trust the experts!
Blog: Innovation Excellence


The New Innovation Battlegrounds Are City Hall And The State House


“Oh, that’s just a hack someone put together…”
Seth’s Blog


Integration is the New Specialty
The Creativity Post


Bezos Brings Promise of Innovation to Washington Post
The New York Times


Jeff Bezos Bought The Washington Post For One Thing: Distribution
Co.Labs | Fast Company


CEOs, math geniuses vie to solve ‘nearly impossible’ puzzle
MSN News


American Universities: Unsung Heroes in the Economic Recovery, According to New Report by AUTM


Ricky Gervais on the Secret to Creativity
Living on GOOD


Schumpeter: Crazy diamonds
The Economist


Scaling Up Female Entrepreneurship


The Personal Television Revolution Is Horrifying — And Brilliant
Wired Business |


Study: Why We Evolved to Love Music
Pacific Standard


I Am TOM. I Like to TYPE. Hear That?
The New York Times


A Bible Of Color Theory Is Now An App
Co.Design | Fast Company


How to Nurture Your Creativity
Blog: Get Some Headspace | Psychology Today


Curiosity Didn’t Really Kill the Cat


Re-imagining the World
Blog: Harvard AiE CtC


Obstacles to Artistry
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Innovation Travels on Two Legs
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Scientists make “Impossible Material” … by accident


Leveraging Anxiety
The Creativity Post


Amazon’s Founder to Buy The Washington Post
The New York Times


A Mogul Gets a Landmark in the Capital
The New York Times


Mars Art: Rarely Seen Gems From Curiosity Rover’s Raw Image Collection
Wired Science


How African innovation can take on the world


Search Begins for Virginia’s Top Scientists and Science Innovators
Deadline: November 1


Five Strategic Reflections For Your Innovation Ecosystem


Why the Most Innovative Companies Aren’t


From recession’s wake, education innovation blooms
Chicago Sun-Times, AP


Colors or numbers?
Seth’s Blog


Re-imagining National Labs in today’s innovation economy
R&D Magazine


Global Innovation Index 2013 – where the winners are
The Big Picture | Andrew Horvath


Top 20 Innovation Articles – July 2013
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Rewarding Innovation
Blog: Innovation Excellence


How to Assess Your Organisation’s Capability to Innovate
Blog: Innovation Excellence


5 Best Practices to Drive Innovation
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Tales from the Tinkering Table Part Four: Scaling Up at “FOL”
Blog: Making Thinking Happen


Spotlight on X-STEM Speaker: Dr. Francis Collins
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog


Experts discuss challenges of implementing science, technology and innovation policies


Federal cuts to science threaten Canadian growth
The Canadian National Newspaper


Viewpoints: Government should invest more in scientific research
The Sacramento Bee


Northeast Tennessee has become a respected leader in STEM education


GM’s plan to turn the car into a smartphone on wheels
Tech News and Analysis

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