Articles of Interest October 11, 2013

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“Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.” – Miles Kingston


“Engineering is a great profession. There is the satisfaction of watching a figment of the imagination emerge through the aid of science to a plan on paper. Then it moves to realization in stone or metal or energy. Then it brings homes to men or women. Then it elevates the standard of living and adds to the comforts of life. This is the engineer’s high privilege.” – Herbert Hoover


“We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.” – President Franklin D. Roosevelt


“Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.” – Franklin P. Jones


“When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.” – George Washington Carver


“No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.” – Helen Keller


Innovation Quotes of the Week – October 6, 2013
Blog: Innovation Excellence




Hip Hop Artist Makes Learning Science Fascinating
Education on GOOD


STEMconnector: Math, science “indispensable for innovation”
The Washington Post


Note to Self: Architect Frank Gehry shares challenges of growing up
CBS News Video




Game Changers: Women Game Artists Discuss Life in the Industry
Moore College of Art & Design

October 17 – 18


National Innovation Summit for Arts And Culture | The Virtual Summit
October 20 – 22


Innovators to Educators
The Creative Education Foundation
November 2 – 3


The Close It Summit
November 5 – 7


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


“Science in Fiction” Kavli Science Video Contest!
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog
Deadline: March 24


USA Science and Engineering Festival
USA Science and Engeineering Festival
April 26 – 27


CreativeMornings | a monthly breakfast lecture series



The Ars Frontrunners: 15 companies that led and still lead tech innovation
Ars Technica


Ex-NSF director calls for more innovation


How I Taught Steve Jobs To Put Design First
Co.Design | Fast Company


How might we inspire young people to cultivate their creative confidence?


A Jeffersonian Approach to Innovation: Blending Science, the Arts, and Cultural Understanding in the Information Age | Ravi Chaudhary
The Huffington Post


What Is Creativity? Cultural Icons on What Ideation Is and How It Works
Creativity on GOOD


Latino Hackers: Encouraging Innovation
Wisconsin Public Radio News


Who’s Afraid of Peer Review?
Science Magazine


10 massive tech trends that will hit us by 2020


In Digital Era, What Does ‘Watching TV’ Even Mean?
The Wall Street Journal


You Don’t Have to be a Geek to Create a Successful Start-up
Design Thinking Blog


Why the Empowered Patient is the Key to Med Tech Innovation
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Einstein’s brain a wonder of connectedness
The Los Angeles Times


Using science of creativity to make engineering work
The Oxford Times


Pittsburgh Technology Council’s Tech 50 awards celebrate innovation
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


U. of C. to open business incubator to spur innovation
Chicago Sun-Times


University of Hawaii Makes Key Innovation Initiative Hire


The Biggest Idea Bill Gates Ever Had
Fast Company


What Is an Entrepreneur in Residence and Why You Need One


Education Is Good, But What Kind?


The Economic Value Of A Learning Society


Poetry Is Like Music To The Brain, Say Neuroscientists
Science News | redOrbit


Action Project Learning Uncovers Innovative Solutions for Nike, GE and other Global Leaders

Blog: Innovation Excellence


My Little Man
The Creativity Post


Kickstarter Campaign Aims To Turn Funeral Homes Into Coworking Spaces


Hoping Others Fail Is Not a Strategy
Blog: Awake at the Wheel | Psychology Today


Number Crunching Shows Old Movies Are More Creative Than New Ones – Wired Science


Politics makes our basic research ecosystem increasingly fragile
Wisconsin Technology Network News


Next Generation: 5 Ways Science Classes Will Change


When You’re Innovating, Think Inside the Box
Harvard Business Review


EU urges ‘closer ties’ between science and industry
CORDIS | European Commission


Al Bunshaft at STEMconnector: Math, science ‘indispensable for innovation’
The Washington Post


Building STEAM: Philadelphia Program Uses Art to Teach Science
Keystone Edge


Listening In: World Science Festival Presents “The Art of the Score”
MetroFocus | THIRTEEN


An Innovation For Pain Relief That’s Worthy Of Some Buzz
Wisconsin Public Radio News


Poetry is like music to the mind, scientists prove
Science Codex


Your guide to the 2013 Nobel Prizes: Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, Literature, Peace and Econ
The Washington Post


The Value of “Line” Thinking
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Portable Lab Toolbox Generates Excitement Around Genetic Testing


Shaping Design Education at LEAP Symposium
Social Innovation on GOOD


New Site Helps Artisans Launch Products
Design on GOOD


Rise and shine: the daily routines of history’s most creative minds
Health on GOOD


Failure is good
Blog: Busting Myths About Human Nature | Psychology Today


Why Life Is Really The Ultimate IQ Test
Blog: Finding the Next Einstein | Psychology Today


How Local Government Will Devolve…and Become Much, Much Better
Next Generation Consulting


Women in Science (or Not)
The Conversation – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Give me your innovators yearning to breathe free
Business on GOOD


Discovery Education And 3M Announce 2013 Science Competition Winner


Smart Learning Strategies
The Creativity Post


What makes some towns boom in the new economy
Video on


The Right Ingredients for Innovation


The Real Lessons From the Fates of BlackBerry and Nokia


What Can We Expect from the Next Decade of Technology?
Blog: Innovation Excellence


To Innovate We Must be Willing to Learn a Lot!
Blog: Innovation Excellence


How Businesses Innovate Through Accessibility
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Radioscopy of an Innovation Shortcoming
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Billionaire Philanthropists Keep Head Start Afloat During Shutdown
Governing, The Huffington Post


8 Tips For Creating Great Stories From George R.R. Martin, Junot Diaz, And Other Top Storytellers
Co.Create | Fast Company


What Multitasking Does To Your Brain
Fast Company


These Eye-Popping Photos Show How They Get The Minerals That Power Your Gadgets
Co.Exist | Fast Company


Technology innovation center THINKspot opens at Mesa library branch


Who’s Leading The World Of Innovation?


For 3 Nobel Winners, a Molecular Mystery Solved
The New York Times


Tiny Particle Looms Large on Eve of Top Physics Prize
The New York Times


The Missing Half of the Education Debate
Harvard Business Review


How 142 Nations Capitalize on Science
Scientific American


Science Proves That Dancing Is Good for Your Brain
Living on GOOD


Is Your CEO Serious About Innovation? 10 Questions to Ask.
Blog: It’s Saul Connected


Nathan Heller: How San Francisco’s Entrepreneurial Culture Is Changing the Country
The New Yorker


If the 1% stifles New York’s creative talent, I’m out of here
David Byrne | Comment is free |


The Tech | MIT


Studying The Science Behind Child Prodigies
Shots – Health News | NPR


Steve Strauss: Why I Hire English Majors
The Huffington Post


Digital piracy not harming entertainment industries: study
Business | CBC News


A Good Reason to Pick Up a Book: Literary Fiction Helps Us Read People
Pacific Standard


Intelligence, Spatial Ability, and Creativity
Blog: Ulterior Motives | Psychology Today


multitasking is a hoax
Science on GOOD


Using art to preserve an endangered language
Braniac |


Middle School Innovators Vie to Be America’s Top Young Scientist


Spark of Innovation: Jim Kamke
Opinion | The Orange County Register


A call for innovation


EYVoice: The Innovation Revolution


If You Want Innovation, You Have to Invest in People
Harvard Business Review


The Unrise of the Creative Working Class
New Geography


GE Ecomagination Challenge: More than Just Challenge Driven Innovation in Action – InnoCentive Blog
InnoCentive Blog


Imagination stimulates the scientific mind
The Galveston County Daily News | Education


Nielsen to Measure Twitter Chatter About TV Shows
The New York Times


The Hult Innovation Olympics: How Verizon, Natura, and others are Tapping Student Teams to Innovate
Blog: Innovation Excellence


China Focus: Is imagination too expensive for Chinese
Xinhua |


Positivity – The Endangered Species
Blog: Innovation Excellence


Watch My Shorts
The XChange Files | The Science & Entertainment Exchange


Understanding Agency Part II: Putting an Abstract Concept into Action
Blog: Making Thinking Happen


Understanding the brain and mind: science’s final frontier?
Science Alert


What Would School Look Like if Every Student Built Caine’s Arcade?
Education on GOOD


The Waste of Art and the Art of Waste
Blog: Greening the Media | Psychology Today


15 of Psychology’s Greatest Masterpieces
Blog: Fulfillment At Any Age | Psychology Today


New E-Book Lending Service Aims To Be Netflix For Books
All Tech Considered | NPR


How Endeavour Press has profited from out-of-print books
Books | The Observer


Why the Music Industry Doesn’t Care About Selling Music Anymore…
Digital Music News


Why tablet magazines are a failure
Tech News and Analysis | Gigaom


Rise and shine: the daily routines of history’s most creative minds
Science | The Guardian

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