Articles of Interest September 13, 2013

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QUOTE(S) OF THE WEEK

 

“If you hear a voice within you say “you cannot paint,” then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” – Vincent Van Gogh

 

“To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.” – Nicolaus Copernicus

 

“The most difficult subjects can be explained to the most slow-witted man if he has not formed any idea of them already; but the simplest thing cannot be made clear to the most intelligent man if he is firmly persuaded that he knows already, without a shadow of doubt, what is laid before him.” – Leo Tolstoy

 

“The most important failure was one of imagination.” – The 911 Commission

 

“Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere.” – Carl Sagan

 

“You can’t use up creativity.  The more you use, the more you have.”  – Maya Angelou

 

“I am among those who think that science has great beauty. A scientist in his laboratory is not only a technician: he is also a child placed before natural phenomena which impress him like a fairy tale.” – Marie Curie

 

VIDEO(S) OF THE WEEK

 

How technology is changing blindness
TED Blog

 

Anna Deavere Smith: Being Broke Might Improve Your Acting
The Atlantic

 

Anthony Cerniello Brilliantly Captures the Unseen Process of Aging in Danielle
Video | Creativity Online

 

Ricky Gervais Tells A Story About How He Learned To Write
Co.Create | Fast Company

 

FEATURED EVENT

 

Beakerhead Blog: Where science meets art
Calgary Herald
Through September 15

 

World Maker Faire Returns to the New York Hall of Science September 21 & 22, 2013
MarketWatch
September 21 – 22

 

Wisconsin Science Festival
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
September 26 – 29

 

The Nature of Creativity
International Centre for Creativity and Imagination
September 28

 

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
CreativeMornings
Various

 

ARTICLES OF INTEREST

 

Ray Dolby, Who Put Moviegoers in the Middle, Is Dead at 80
The New York Times

 

Soft skills and hard
Krypton Community College

 

Everything You’ve Ever Been Told About How You Learn Is A Lie
Popular Science

 

Clutter Drives Creativity, Study Says
The Creativity Post

 

How Social Networks Drive Innovation
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

To Win the Innovation Race
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Reading For Pleasure Can Boost Children’s Math Scores
Education on GOOD

 

Anatomy of the Mind 2
Blog: The Modern Mind | Psychology Today

 

Sony, Universal, Warner sue SiriusXM for royalties
Yahoo News

 

Copyright infringement a “minor activity” online
Ofcom report – News – The Stage

 

Can Emotional Intelligence Be Taught?
The New York Times

 

When Memorization Gets in the Way of Learning
The Atlantic

 

First Native American in space took the long way around
Calgary Herald

 

20 Awe-Inspiring Quotes for Teachers and Parents
Blog: The Moment of Youth  | Psychology Today

 

This 15-Year-Old’s Science Project Will Light Up Your World
Mashable

 

Google Hangout 2: From Thomas Edison to Steve Jobs: Innovation from the Arts, Humanities and STEM
Humanities Insights | National Endowment for the Humanities

 

Art and the Right-Brain Fallacy
Walker Art Center

 

How Did Our Brains Get So Brilliant?
Pacific Standard

 

China’s innovation engine
China Daily

 

WID collaboration builds video games aimed at teaching pro-social skills
Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

 

Announcing The 54 Finalists In Our Innovation By Design Awards
Co.Design | Fast Company

 

Competitiveness, Innovation and Productivity: Clearing Up The Confusion
The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

 

The Case for Breakthrough Innovation
Innovation Insights | Wired.com

 

Guest Post: Creativity – Why do some places have it and others don’t?
Museum 2.0

 

Thinking in Numbers
Blog: Tasting The Universe | Psychology Today

 

How Civic Innovation Fellowships Can Go Global
Technology on GOOD

 

How to Make a Business Meeting Sing
Design Thinking Blog

 

How Small Businesses Can Spot Innovation
Innovation Excellence

 

Edgecraft instead of brainstorming
Seth’s Blog

 

Common Core Math: Best Resources for High School Educators
Edutopia

 

The Neuroscience Revolution Will Be Crowdsourced
MIND Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network

 

More states should copy Wisconsin’s dairy innovation.
Slate.com

 

Art aids better industrial operations
Columbus Telegram

 

Some ideas take time…
Engineering Materials

 

Apple’s new strategy: Trickle-down innovation
The Washington Post

 

How the ‘Failure’ Culture of Startups Is Killing Innovation
Wired Opinion | Wired.com

 

Dennett On Wieseltier V. Pinker in the New Republic
Edge.org

 

Lee Smolin Encourages Graduate Student To Stay In Science
Blog: Finding The Next Einstein | Psychology Today

 

Going Public Makes Companies Less Innovative
Forbes

 

Women triumph in engineering accolades
Eureka Magazine, UK

 

Let’s See What You Think
The New York Times

 

Modeling Inspiration: Where Data Science and Creativity Meet
Innovation Insights | Wired.com

 

Body Hacking: Exploring The Quantified Self
The XChange Files | The Science & Entertainment Exchange

 

Lockheed Martin Sees Festival As Critical To Inspiring Future Engineers
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

 

The Innovation Box
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Open Innovation for Government: Need for Fresh Ideas (1/5)
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Teamwork by Design: Four Ways to Better Collaborate
Business on GOOD

 

Our Education-to-Jobs System is Broke. It’s time to Fix the System, not Just the Parts.
Next Generation Consulting

 

Elderly Acting Just Might Improve … Line, Please!
The New York Times

 

The Ongoing Importance of Libraries
Blog: Hyperallergic

 

A Copyright Victory, 35 Years Later
The New York Times

 

Trance Wants To Make It Easy For Great Dancers To Show Off Their Moves
TechCrunch

 

First-rate field trip: Student presents game research at Chicago’s Field Museum
The Dunn County News

 

Should Higher Education Be Free?
Harvard Business Review

 

Doctor turns to singing and social media to change medical practice
Science Codex

 

What Is Creativity? Cultural Icons on What Ideation Is and How It Works
Blog: Brain Pickings

 

50 Creative Ideas To Make Better Cities, Presented On Gorgeously Designed Posters
Co.Exist | Fast Company

 

An Oral History Of Apple Design: 2001
Co.Design | Fast Company

 

Also
An Oral History Of Apple Design: 2004
Co.Design | Fast Company

 

An Oral History Of Apple Design: 2010
Co.Design | Fast Company

 

Can Creativity Protect Against Alzheimer’s?
Co.Create | Fast Company

 

Technology Sheds Light on 6 Great Art Mysteries
National Geographic Daily News

 

Highlights of 2013 U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference!
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

 

Elephants in the Room of Creativity and Innovation Talk
The Creativity Post

 

System Uses Hand Gestures For Mobile Payments
PSFK

 

Disruptive Innovation: Moving at the Speed of People
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Secret to Innovation Success Revealed!
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

The Innovator’s Temptations
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Develop a language arts curriculum for computer programming.
Schools on GOOD

 

Manipulating Language to Be More Creative
Blog: Inside The Box | Psychology Today

 

The networks’ House of Cards: Kevin Spacey’s salvo and the new “Netflix effect”
Tech News and Analysis, Gigaom

 

The New Science of Mind
The New York Times

 

Can the multiverse explain human history?
Aeon

 

Stem Cell Treatments Overtake Science
The New York Times

 

Latest Overhaul of the MGM Studio Appears to Be a Moneymaker
The New York Times

 

Rana Florida: Workplaces need diversity to drive innovation
The Globe and Mail

 

5 innovation must reads of the week: Why bigger is no longer better
Blog: Game-Changer

 

8A Cognitive Approach to Innovation

Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Business lessons from David Bowie – creativity, collaboration & innovation
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Fear to Innovate
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

7 Steps for Building a Top 100 Innovation Company
Blog: Innovation Excellence

 

Maslow on Creativity
Blog: One Among Many | Psychology Today

 

This Rock Climbing Gym Stimulates Innovation and Creativity
Sports on GOOD

 

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