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QUOTE(S) OF THE WEEK

 

“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

 

VIDEO(S) OF THE WEEK

 

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

 

FEATURED EVENT

 

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
CreativeMornings
Various

 

ARTICLES OF INTEREST

 

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
DesignTAXI.com

 

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
OPB

 

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

 

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

 

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
Gigaom

 

E-Books Strain Relations Beween Libraries, Publishing Houses
NPR

 

The flattening of e-book sales
ROUGH TYPE

 

Monet Amazon reviews.
Slate

 

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

 

Prejudgment
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
Forbes

 

“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

 

Also
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
PRWeb

 

Ricky Gervais on the Secret to Creativity
Living on GOOD

 

Schumpeter: Crazy diamonds
The Economist

 

Scaling Up Female Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship.org

 

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

 

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
DesignTAXI.com

 

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
Gizmag

 

Leveraging Anxiety
The Creativity Post

 

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

 

Also
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
CNN.com

 

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

 

Five Strategic Reflections For Your Innovation Ecosystem
Forbes

 

Why the Most Innovative Companies Aren’t
LinkedIn

 

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
unctad.org

 

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
TriCities.com

 

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

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