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Articles of Interest – May 26, 2017

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QUOTE(S) OF THE WEEK

“Our wretched species is so made that those who walk on the well-trodden path always throw stones at those who are showing a new road.” – Voltaire

“The role of a creative leader is not to have all the ideas but to create a culture in which everyone can have ideas and feels valued.” – Sir Ken Robinson

“The greatest use of a life is to spend it on something that will outlast it.” – William James

“My transition from scientist to entrepreneur? Some would say that I still haven’t made that transition.” – Robert Moog

“At first, dreams seem impossible, then improbable, and eventually inevitable.” – Christopher Reeve

“In an increasingly crowded, noisy global marketplace, innovation is not optional.” — Tom Peters

“The happiness of the bee and the dolphin is to exist. For man it is to know that and to wonder at it.” – Jacques Yves Cousteau


VIDEO(S) OF THE WEEK

Forget Computers. Design Is the New King of Tech
Fast Forward | OZY

Morgan Dixon and Vanessa Garrison: Walking as a revolutionary act of self-care
TED Talk | TED.com

These Toys Provide Amazing Physics Lessons
Video | Mental Floss


FEATURED EVENTS/OPPORTUNITIES

NEW Leading for Creativity
IDEO U
Through July 2

“A Spark of Genius” Photo Assignment
National Geographic Your Shot
Deadline: May 30

Renée Fleming and Joshua Bell to Unite for Science
The New York Times
May 30 – June 4

Also
World Science Festival Kicks Off 10th Anniversary Festival with TIME, CREATIVITY, AND THE COSMOS
BroadwayWorld.com
May 30

World Science Festival Events to Feature NYU Faculty
New York University
May 30 – June 4

Festival of Big Ideas
ABCTech.ca
June 9

Apply Now! 2017 Winston-Salem Program
Creative Startups
Deadline: June 11

Creative Problem Solving Institute 2017
Creative Education Foundation & International Centre for Creativity and Imagination
June 13 – 18 

Return of ‘Best and Brightest’ Ideas for 2017 Edition of EAA Founders’ Innovation Prize Competition
Aviation Pros
Deadline: June 15

Maine Startup & Create Week Answers the Gender-balanced Event Challenge
MarketWired
June 19 – 23

Girls In Tech Announces ‘TED-Style’ Presentations With Return of Catalyst Conference to San Francisco
Girls In Tech, PR Web
June 20 – 22

Crayola Now Accepting Applications for Champion Creatively Alive Children® Grant Program
PRNewswire
Deadline: June 23

NEW Regional Innovation Strategies 2017 funding available
SSTI
Deadline: June 23

Applications Open! 2017 Albuquerque Program
Creative Start Ups
Deadline: July 9

2017 Open House, Scientific Delirium Madness
Djerassi Resident Artists Program
July 16

$17 Million Available to Spur Regional Innovation
US Economic Development Administration
Deadline: July 23 

Speakers announced for RISE conference
Textile Evolution
September 12 – 14

European Congress on Cultural Management and Policy
ENCATC
Sept 27 – 29 

Canada Makes International Design News with Launch of EDIT: Expo for Design, Innovation & Technology
PRNewswire
September 28 – October 8

Join Us at the Inaugural AIGA Eye on Design Conference
Eye on Design | AIGA
October 11

Music Cities Convention
Sound Diplomacy
October 26 | Nashville, Tennessee

2017 Wisconsin Science Festival
Wisconsin Science Festival
November 2 – 5 

2017 Global Entrepreneurship Week
Global Entrepreneurship Network | Kauffman Foundation
November 13 – 19

Also
Global Entrepreneurship Week: 10 Years of Unleashing Ideas
Global Enterpreneurship Network | Kauffman Foundation
November 13 – 19

CreativeMornings | a monthly breakfast lecture series
CreativeMornings
Various


ARTICLES OF INTEREST

‘Searching For Syria’ Is Google’s Innovative Response To The Refugee Crisis
GOOD

Mossberg: The Disappearing Computer
Recode

‘Focus on creativity, not maths and physics,’ to open up engineering
Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Lessons in Collaboration & Creativity from Thomas Edison
The Creative Mind – Medium 

Three Keys to Unlock Your Thinking
The Creativity Post 

Cultural value of natural world doesn’t depend only on species diversity

Phys.org 

The Supreme Court’s big ruling on ‘patent trolls’ will rock businesses everywhere
The Switch | The Washington Post 

How Women Mentors Make a Difference in Engineering
The Atlantic 

Yves Behar: Why California is the home of US innovation
CNN.com 

Hair Clip Lets Deaf People Sense Sound
PSFK 

Device Turns Any Piece Of Wood Into A Set Of Custom Chopsticks
PSFK 

No Evidence that “Stronger” Patents Will Mean More Innovation
Electronic Frontier Foundation 

Why Richard Branson Is the Most Important Living Entrepreneur
Inc.com 

What Does an Entrepreneurship in Residence Program Look Like in Higher Education? UMSL Shows Us A Way
EQ 

How The Female Mind Can Bring Innovation To Established Industries
Forbes  

Algae can do pretty much anything
Innovators magazine 

Stop Calling Everyone an Entrepreneur –They Aren’t
Entrepreneur

How will IoT change the lives of our aging population?
Read Write 

Live Free or Die: A Look at New Hampshire’s Medical Technology Sector
Medgadget 

Connect to compete: Philadelphia’s University City-Center City innovation district
Brookings Institution 

Researchers Wield New Technology to Preserve Old Places and Cultural Heritage
Wisconsin Institute for Discovery 

UChicago Innovation Fest’s Hidden Figures Panel Talks Women in STEM
Chicago Inno 

3 Things Women Should Look for in a New Company
Fortune.com

Give the public technology to drive innovation
Information Age 

Why Chief Innovation Officers Must Bridge The Collaboration Gap
Forbes

Microsoft President Brad Smith on why life sciences should buy into the ‘Cascadia Innovation Corridor’
GeekWire

Connecting science, technology, engineering, arts, and math
Shelton Herald 

Ottawa unveils ‘supercluster’ innovation plan
Toronto Star 

‘We were completely blown away:’ Google Canada praises Moncton fourth-grader’s Google doodle design
New Brunswick – CBC News

Entrepreneurship Is Not What You Think — It’s 100% About Serving Others
Forbes 

You are never too young to be an innovator – Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains speaks to students
Newswire.ca 

Learning to Read Can Dramatically Change the Adult Brain
Newsweek 

IBM Just Committed Cultural and Creative Suicide
Inc.com 

The future of the modern car is actually digital
Recode 

How To Work With Innovation Killers
Forbes 

How Google Street View Became An Art Form
Fast Company 

How Google’s Music-Making AI Learns From Human Minds At Festivals
Fast Company 

Meet Disney’s philosopher king: the brain behind ‘Avatar’s’ Pandora and Marvel’s ‘Guardians’ ride
LA Times 

Strategic Thinking Exercise – 17 Questions to Find Innovation Case Studies
The Brainzooming Group 

Why The Future Of Innovation Is Open
Inc.com 

How can CIOs drive innovation?
Computer Weekly  

Next? How to Convert Emerging Tech into Next Practices
Innovation Excellence 

What Dubai Gets Right About Innovation
Innovation Excellence 

These 5 Questions Might Boost Your Curiosity—and Make You Happier
National Geographic 

Much of What We Thought About Jupiter Is Wrong
Mental Floss 

10 Everyday Words ‘Star Wars’ Gave Us
Mental Floss 

Amazon’s Grip On The Book World Could Silence The Stories That Matter
HuffPost 

Is Jeff Koons ‘Seated Ballerina’ A Copy of This Ukrainian Sculpture?
www.artdependence.com

Arizona Commission on the Arts getting new executive director
Phoenix Business Journal

Seattle Climbs but Austin Sprawls: The Myth of the Return to Cities
The New York Times 

Why terrorists attack concert halls
The Washington Post 

Beleaguered Canadian music festivals struggle to fill fields
British Columbia – CBC News

Curiosity is Better Than Knowledge
The Mission

Book order boost: Writer’s tweet bests bookstore’s annual orders
USA Today 

Attention, “Disrupters”: Art Is Not #Content
Flavorwire 

Google’s AlphaGo Defeats Chinese Go Master in Win for A.I.
The New York Times 

Cyberattacks once again roil Hollywood, but can anything be done about it?
LA Times 

Why This ‘Big Bang Theory’ Star Got a Ph.D. in Science
National Geographic 

Trump Budget Proposes to Eliminate the NEA
artnet News 

Network Solutions For Cultural Cooperation In Europe
Creative Ideas Bank, Europe 

Supreme Court Changes Where Patent Lawsuits Can Be Filed
Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 

Marvel Science: Meet The Physicist Called In To Consult On Superhero Movies
Village Voice 

Bitcoin-Inspired Computer Algorithms Could Help Save the Planet
WIRED 

The Relationship Between Brands And Music Needs To Evolve
Fast Company

This New Cheap Method Of Generating Hydrogen Could (Maybe?) Make Fuel Cell Cars Feasible
Fast Company 

How The Internet Has Helped Creative Industries Flourish
Business Computing World

Wellbeing in the City: The Impact of Culture, Heritage and Community on Healthy Cities
Spacing Vancouver

How 3D Printing Is Set to Disrupt the Aviation Industry
Fast Forward | OZY

Bringing Poetry Outside
Edutopia

6 Traits of Life-Changing Teachers
Edutopia

To Safely Dispose Of Chemical Weapons, The U.S. Army Has Developed Some Next-Level Tools
Fast Company

A Top Mathematician Dives Into the Mysteries of Time, Chaos, and Consciousness
Heleo

Why the Chinese Will Pay for Content That Americans Won’t
Digital – AdAge.com

Writers Guild overwhelmingly ratifies new 3-year contract
WQOW TV, AP

The Socioemotional Benefits of the Arts: A New Mandate for Arts Education
William Penn Foundation

Vans Custom Culture Announces Finalists for $50,000 Arts Education Prize
Americans for the Arts

The Crisis Of The Super Star City
The Huffington Post

“What about endogeneity?”
Seth’s Blog

App Turns Your Photos And Videos Into Illustrated Art
PSFK

What is Innovation?
Reinventing Class

3,900 Pages of Paul Klee’s Personal Notebooks Are Now Online, Presenting His Bauhaus Teachings (1921-1931)
Open Culture

By 2060, this country will have the world’s largest population
World Economic Forum

This Blockchain Startup Wants to End Corporate Dominance of the Internet
Motherboard

Next? How to Convert Emerging Tech into Next Practices
Innovation Excellence

Innovation is the Most Potent Form of Leadership Development
Innovation Excellence

When the Blockchain Meets the Road I
nnovation Excellence

The Power of Anytime Access
Innovation Excellence

“I Don’t Have the Bandwidth for That”
Your Personal Renaissance | Psychology Today

Scientist Found The One Job Robots Will Never Be Able To Take From Us
GOOD

Google Explains One Of Humanity’s Most Complex Issues
GOOD

Chance The Rapper to Chicago’s Students: Make My Next Music Video
GOOD Education

600 Questions for a Storm of Innovation and Extreme Creativity Ideas
The Brainzooming Group

Abused and told by the nuns that their culture was “evil”
Irish Times

Online top ranking: what does Amazon Charts mean for the book industry?
Books | The Guardian

There Is a Secret Villain Threatening the World’s Masterpieces. It’s Soap.
artnet News

Music Teachers Believe a Lot of Myths
Pacific Standard

Man Buys Two Metric Tons of LEGO Bricks; Sorts Them Via Machine Learning
Mental Floss

Meet The Man Bringing Slam Poetry To The Deaf Community
HuffPost

Making sounds with Suzanne Ciani, America’s first female synth hero
Music | The Guardian

The ABCs of Innovation: E is for Empathy
Innovation Excellence

In ‘Enormous Success,’ Scientists Tie 52 Genes to Human Intelligence
The New York Times

How Does Creativity Really Work? I’m Going Inside IDEO to Find Out
Medium

This Innovation Researcher Built a Wrist Gadget That Stopped Her Co-Worker’s Parkinson’s Tremors
Reader’s Digest

Harnessing the Secret Structure of Innovation
MIT Sloan Management Review

Filter Polluted Air Just By Riding A Bike
PSFK

You’re just 22 months away from being an Elon Musk-level Super-Innovator
Udacity | Medium

As Machines Take Jobs, Companies Need to Get Creative About Making New Ones
Harvard Business Review

Betsy DeVos: School choice opponents have ‘chilled creativity’ C
NNPolitics.com

Learning Trajectories in Early STEM
Joan Ganz Cooney Center

A Checklist for Evaluating Diverse Children’s Media
Joan Ganz Cooney Center

‘Under-connectedness’ hurts students with only mobile internet access at home
Education Dive

How to Get Kids Excited About Math
Motto

Innovation Team unveils 11th little library
News – The Dedham Transcript

The best new technology in search — a human brain
The Hustle

Former NFL Player Myron Rolle Begins His Neurosurgery Residency at Harvard
News One 

40 more ‘intelligence’ genes found
Science News

How neuroscience and haptic tech could drastically change the way we learn an instrument | Musical instrument industry news
MI Pro

Why I love the Detroit startup scene
VentureBeat 

Gov. Hogan wants a plan to grow Maryland startups in these two fields
Technical.ly Baltimore

10 Cities With the Hottest Startup Activity
Entrepreneur

Immigrant entrepreneurship is the highest it’s been since 1996
Fast Company

Here’s Why Brookings Thinks Philly’s Innovation Scene Isn’t Competitive Enough
Biz Philly

Your Team Is Brainstorming All Wrong
Harvard Business Review

Is The Internet Killing Creativity?
HuffPost UK

Functional Discontentment or Why Artists Can’t Be Satisfied
Fstoppers

U.S. top court tightens patent suit rules in blow to ‘patent trolls’
Reuters

Google Is Building the Future, and the New York Times Is Depressed
RealClearMarkets

The 6 (Concrete) Rules of Fostering Creativity
Inc.com

Walter Isaacson on Whether Bezos, Musk Can Be Considered ‘Genius’
Inverse

Researchers develop a way to take pictures through walls using Wi-Fi
Mashable

Movie Ticket Sales Sagging? Time to Bring Out the Toys
The New York Times

Madison video game industry alliance goes statewide
The Capital Times

Facts are not the antidote for doubt
Seth’s Blog

Public Library Commissions Projection-Mapped Artwork For Special Series
PSFK

Reverse Vending Machine Pays Money For Old Batteries
PSFK

The Design of Value Proposition Design with Alex Osterwalder
Innovation Excellence

Ten Signs You Need an Innovation Intervention
Innovation Excellence

Do You Learn More When You Make Your Notes Beautiful?
Everybody Is Stupid Except You | Psychology Today

Sci-fi doesn’t predict the future. It influences it.
Slate.com

Frank Lloyd Wright: fantasist or genius?
Art and design | The Guardian

What Happens When Your Car Gets Hacked? The New York Times

Revealed: Facebook’s internal rulebook on sex, terrorism and violence
News | The Guardian

CRTC leaves Canadian television to fend for itself in Netflix age
The Globe and Mail

PBS’ ‘American Epic’: The 1920s Technology That Changed Popular Music Forever
WIRED

CRTC licence renewals threaten Canadian programs, say critics
Entertainment – CBC News

Museum of Science’s Ioannis Miaoulis: Engineering as Important as Science and Math
STEM Solutions | US News

How to Stay Innovative Amid the Fastest Pace of Change in History
Singularity Hub

To Innovate, Invest (USA, UK, listening?)
Gregg Fraley Blogg

Is Creativity Overrated?
The Creativity Post

Just words
Seth’s Blog

How The Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper” Was Retooled To Sound Fresh 50 Years Later
Fast Company

Trump Wants Science Cuts, and Congress Responds With a Portrait
Bloomberg

How Creative Expression Enhances Civic Engagement
Burning Man Journal 

3 Creative Problem Solving Strategies You Should Steal from the MoMa
Inc.com

Neurodiversity: the key to corporate creativity
Open for Ideas

MATRIXX Software Founder Jennifer Kyriakakis Receives Woman of Influence Award
Business Wire

What’s behind the myth that you only use 10 percent of your brain?
The Verge

‘Innovation Places’ contest draws millions in private investment
HartfordBusiness.com

The Stuart Art Collection: Creativity in a Scientific Setting
UCSD Guardian

Music and arts should be taught in elementary schools: Editorial
Toronto Star

When scientists saw the mouse heads glowing, they knew the discovery was big
The Washington Post

Video game speeds up neuroscience research
Science | Daily UW, University of Washington 

Power of play: Kids use creativity, science to race pushcarts
Pantagraph

Today At Apple: How Angela Ahrendts Imagined A New Apple Retail Experience
Forbes

The Curious Case of Phineas Gage’s Brain
Shots – Health News : NPR

The Amazing Ways Your Brain Determines What You See
National Geographic

Mark Kvamme to emcee leadership conference on fostering innovation
The Columbus Dispatch  

Canada needs an innovative intellectual property strategy
The Globe and Mail

Michale Fee receives Fundamental Science Investigator Award
MIT News

Here’s The Science Behind The Fidget Spinner Craze
Forbes

This car built by college students gets 2,713 miles per gallon
Business Insider

Today, Kids Need To Learn More Than Facts, But To Solve Problems And Innovate
Inc.com

Why personas stop innovation—what to do next.
Muzli – Design Inspiration

Scientists Sneak A Peek At How Ladybugs Fold Their Wings
The Two-Way : NPR

This Week in Making: Make: books, Learning to Cope with A.I., and More
Make:

How to Become More Creative and Free Your Mind
The Mission | Medium

Jump Start the Creative Process by Using a Sense Other Than Sight F
stoppers

Pittsburgh Welcomed Uber’s Driverless Car Experiment. Not Anymore.
The New York Times

7 Design Podcasts That’ll Get the Creative Juices Flowing
HubSpot

Scientists May Someday Fight Infertility With 3-D Printed Ovaries
Shots – Health News : NPR

Why We Need More Innovators, Now
HuffPost UK

How one entrepreneur is building bridges to help spur American innovation
VentureBeat

Connect the Dots to Find That Next Creative Breakthrough
Inc.com

Use This Model to Find the Opportunities for Innovation That Everyone Else Misses
Inc.com

Science Says You Can Boost Your Creativity and Performance With These Habits
Inc.com

Measure the wrong thing and get the wrong results. | Rethinking Creativity
LinkedIn

Breaking Down Diversity and Inclusion — Another Reason Why We Desperately Need Creative and Mindful Leadership
LinkedIn

Podcast #014 Tendayi Viki – What is Lean Innovation
Idea to Value

Say one thing at a time
Seth’s Blog

Filmmaker Jen Brea gets a Sundance fellowship, Pamela Ronald makes the case for engineered rice, and more
TED Blog

Inside Facebook’s plan to eat another $350 billion IT market
Business Insider

Snap Vs. Facebook: Lessons We Can Learn About The Mobile Economy In 2017
Forbes

A Framework for Building a Design Thinking Culture
Sara Coene – Medium

Top 5 Ways to Protect Your Ideas
KaliqRay.com

How IBM’s Watson Could Improve Your Health, Your Work, and Your Love Life
Inc.com

How to Visualize the 4 Essentials of #DesignThinking – How to be a leader in #service: #servicedesign and #designthinking
Fred Zimny

America’s patent system favors low tech, not groundbreaking innovation
IPWatchdog.com | Patents & Patent Law

Why You Should Quit Predicting What’s Going to Happen
Innovation Excellence

User-centered design: how to merge it with a design thinking program
Innovation Excellence

Comic Books Used to Help Special-Needs Students Succeed
The Atlantic 

An AI invented a bunch of new paint colors that are hilariously wrong
Ars Technica 

Also
AI is absolutely horrible at naming paint colors
Mashable

Solange Knowles Tears Down Barriers at the Guggenheim
The New York Times

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Articles of Interest – May 19, 2017

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QUOTE(S) OF THE WEEK

“You can’t do it unless you can imagine it.” – George Lucas

“I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.” – Albert Einstein

“I always love to quote Albert Einstein because nobody dares contradict him.” – Studs Terkel

“Passion is one great force that unleashes creativity, because if you’re passionate about something, then you’re more willing to take risks.” – Yo-Yo Ma

“Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.” – Jane Jacobs

“My mother gave me a bumblebee pin when I started work. She said: “Aerodynamically, bees shouldn’t be able to fly. But they do. Remember that.”” – Jill E. Barad

“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” – John Quincy Adams

“Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.” – Jonathan Swift

“Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” – Gloria Steinem

VIDEO(S) OF THE WEEK

Spouts of Hope
National Geographic

Seeing sound and hearing color
Playlist | TED.com

The Creative Economy: An Economy of Failure: John Howkins
TEDxAlvaPark 2012 

Wisdom in the Age of Information and the Importance of Storytelling in Making Sense of the World: An Animated Essay
Brain Pickings


FEATURED EVENTS/OPPORTUNITIES

NJ Tech Council Announces First Ever Statewide Innovation Week
Denville NJ News
Through May 20

66 Brilliant Women in Creative Technology
Digital Journal
Through May 21

ON VIEW: Fermilab’s “50 Years of Science & Art”
SciArt Magazine
Through May 22

CreativeXchange – Leadership Development and Team Design Workshop
Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia
May 19

Halcyon Awards
S+R Foundation
May 20

IEEE Women in Engineering Conference Returns in May
Light Reading
May 22 – 23

NEW Destination Imagination Global Finals to Return to Campus Next Week
Tennessee Today | University of Tennessee-Knoxville
May 22 – 25

Bravo! Entrepreneur and I.Q. (Innovation Quotient) Awards
BizTimes Media
May 24

NEW “A Spark of Genius” Photo Assignment
National Geographic Your Shot
Deadline: May 30

Renée Fleming and Joshua Bell to Unite for Science
The New York Times
May 30 – June 4

Also
World Science Festival Kicks Off 10th Anniversary Festival with TIME, CREATIVITY, AND THE COSMOS
BroadwayWorld.com
May 30

NEW World Science Festival Events to Feature NYU Faculty
New York University
May 30 – June 4 

Festival of Big Ideas
ABCTech.ca
June 9

Apply Now! 2017 Winston-Salem Program
Creative Startups
Deadline: June 11

NEW Creative Problem Solving Institute 2017
Creative Education Foundation & International Centre for Creativity and Imagination
June 13 – 18

Return of ‘Best and Brightest’ Ideas for 2017 Edition of EAA Founders’ Innovation Prize Competition
Aviation Pros
Deadline: June 15

Maine Startup & Create Week Answers the Gender-balanced Event Challenge
MarketWired
June 19 – 23

Girls In Tech Announces ‘TED-Style’ Presentations With Return of Catalyst Conference to San Francisco
Girls In Tech, PR Web
June 20 – 22

Crayola Now Accepting Applications for Champion Creatively Alive Children® Grant Program
PRNewswire
Deadline: June 23

Applications Open! 2017 Albuquerque Program
Creative Start Ups
Deadline: July 9

NEW 2017 Open House, Scientific Delirium Madness
Djerassi Resident Artists Program
July 16

NEW $17 Million Available to Spur Regional Innovation
US Economic Development Administration
Deadline: July 23

Speakers announced for RISE conference
Textile Evolution
September 12 – 14

European Congress on Cultural Management and Policy
ENCATC
Sept 27 – 29

Canada Makes International Design News with Launch of EDIT: Expo for Design, Innovation & Technology
PRNewswire
September 28 – October 8

NEW Join Us at the Inaugural AIGA Eye on Design Conference
Eye on Design | AIGA
October 11

Music Cities Convention
Sound Diplomacy
October 26 | Nashville, Tennessee

2017 Wisconsin Science Festival
Wisconsin Science Festival November 2 – 5

2017 Global Entrepreneurship Week
Global Entrepreneurship Network | Kauffman Foundation
November 13 – 19

Also
Global Entrepreneurship Week: 10 Years of Unleashing Ideas
Global Enterpreneurship Network | KauffmanFoundation
November 13 – 19

CreativeMornings | a monthly breakfast lecture series
CreativeMornings
Various


ARTICLES OF INTEREST

Most Creative People in Business 2017
Fast Company

Also
12 Lessons From The 100 Most Creative People Of 2017
Fast Company

Why “Atlanta” Creator Donald Glover Is One Of The Most Creative People In Business In 2017
Fast Company

California’s creative economy is booming (and it’s our duty to help it stay that way)
The Blog: California Arts Council

Also
Creativity Abounds in California’s Economy
California Apparel News

4 Ways MIT Advanced Campus Entrepreneurship This School Year
Xconomy

Creative Class: How rap music, Headspace and GIFs spur ideas at Onion
Blue Sky Originals | Chicago Tribune

Yale announces Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking
YaleNews

Fewer startups, more diversity in Kauffman Foundation’s 2016 entrepreneurship report
Bizwomen

Liquid 3D Printing Can ‘Grow’ Pieces Of Furniture In Just Minutes
PSFK

UCAR to co-anchor Colorado’s Innovation Corridor
UCAR – University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

Cardboard Regatta puts advance math skills to the test
Naperville Sun

Solar Innovations Mean We Can Bring Power To The 1 Billion Who Still Live Without It
Fast Company

Kickstarter Wants To Help Gadget Crowdfunders Keep Their Promises
Fast Company

How WNYC Continues to Innovate and Create Social Change
Fast Company

Incentives evaluation – progress and challenges
Smart Incentives

Creativity and conservation combine in new arts scheme
Entertainment – NZ Herald News

Data sharing can offer help in science’s reproducibility crisis
ScienceDaily

Newly discovered brain network offers clues to social cognition
EurekAlert! Science News

Babson Faculty Discuss Entrepreneurship Research: Past, Present & Future
Faculty & Leadership Blog | Babson College

How Do You Build a Genius?
Fast Forward | OZY

A Real-Life Education in Protecting Your Creative Work In a Digital Age
99U

An open letter to everyone who uses the internet
TechCrunch

Industrial Design is Key to Growth of Manufacturing Sector
International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies

Fostering Giftedness
The Creativity Post

Discarded Plastic And Fabric Waste Turned Into Building Materials P
SFK

Knight Foundation Grants $1.87 for Museums to Step Up Technology
artnet News

J&J’s Disease Interception Accelerator
Innovation Leader

Has This Silicon Valley Startup Finally Nailed The Indoor Farming Model?
Fast Company

Organizational Creativity, A Practical Guide for Innovators & Entrepreneurs
Gregg Fraley Blogg

Medics prescribe dose of dance and music in cultural manifesto
News | The Stage

What know-it-alls don’t know, or the illusion of competence
Aeon Ideas

Down With Little Free Library Book Exchanges!
CityLab

How the Getty Trained a New Generation to Save Masterpieces Like the Mona Lisa
Artsy

Creativity and imagination are more important than ever
Port Huron Times Herald

Google, Not the Government, Is Building the Future
The New York Times

The Future of Media is Here, And I Was There
Tablet Magazine

Harnessing Serendipity
Observations | Scientific American

Portraits Of Librarians Celebrate America’s Bookish Unsung Heroes
HuffPost

The Most Important Scientist You’ve Never Heard Of
Mental Floss

This First-Grade Math Problem Is Stumping the Internet
Mental Floss

The Republican push to repeal net neutrality will get underway this week
The Washington Post

Twin Peaks – Reporting from the world’s highlines and highlands
Smarty Pants Podcast | The American Scholar

World Cities Culture Finance Report 2017
World Cities Culture Forum

Beethoven’s Advice on Art: His Touching Letter to a Little Girl Who Sent Him Fan Mail
Brain Pickings

Wesleyan University Awards Inaugural HAMILTON Prize for Creativity
BroadwayWorld.com

Stephen Wolfram’s Bestseller, A New Kind of Science, Now Free to Read/Download Online
Open Culture

UW researchers recognized for smartphone app aimed at preventing substance abuse relapse
UW-Madison News

Tech and Innovation Awards winner Electronics For Imaging continues to revolutionize the printing world
San Francisco Business Times

China, U.S. enjoy potential for cooperation through tech innovation
Xinhua

Algorithms Make Surprisingly Good Creative Directors
Co.Design | Fast Company

Annan, Gordon capture national innovation award
IT World Canada News

Report: Canada has no problem securing patents, but struggles with commercialization
BetaKit

$20,000 ONtrepreneurs Pitch Challenge Winner Announced
Newswire.ca

ARM Wants to Put Its Chips Inside Your Brain
MIT Technology Review

Best and Worst of Neuroscience and Neurology – April 2017
Brain Blogger

How to bring humanity and tech together: Innovators and advocates on hope for the future
Mashable

Lessons from history’s great innovators that you should never forget
freeCodeCamp – Medium

Manual Thinking: An Effective Way To Brainstorm, Using Hands Over Speaking
Forbes

Evaluating ideas you’ve brainstormed? Here are 6 questions to ask
Poynter

How A Poor Culture Can Kill Innovation
Forbes

MindBlower: Disrupting Crowdfunding To Create The Next Big Consumer Products Company
Forbes

More tech giants have joined a powerful group set up to ensure that AI benefits people and society
Tech Insider | Business Insider

3 Keys For Cultivating Genius
Big Think

Talent Alone Will Never Be Enough
iamwire.com

3 Apps For Creatives: iOS And Android
BuzzFeed

The World’s Most Innovative Growth Companies 2017
Forbes

Innovation is About Changing Perspectives
Inc.com

Walking Promotes Divergent Thinking, Find Stanford Scientists
Big Think

Elon Musk Just Unveiled Breakthrough AI Research. Here’s What You Need to Know.
Futurism

The 5 Best Online Resources to Learn Arts and Crafts
My Modern Met

Stop Saying AI Can’t Replace Humans
Digital Next | Advertising Age

Scientists 3-D Print Mouse Ovaries That Actually Make Babies
WIRED

From ‘The Martian’ to Mars: How Hollywood Aids Space Exploration
Space.com

Sector67 hackerspace prepares to expand
Madison Magazine

Why flowers need winter
UWMadScience

The bar for digital experience is rising in exponential times
ZDNet

How to Reduce Your Innovation Risk
Innovation Excellence

3 Ways to Measure Success of Your Business Innovations
Innovation Excellence

Coaching for Innovation Agility to Affect Profound Change
Innovation Excellence

Accidental Innovation? How to Harness Discoveries!
Innovation Excellence

Shazam Started Forgetting Song Titles To Raise Awareness For Alzheimer’s Disease
DesignTAXI.com

Do You Know More Geography Than a Fifth Grader?
National Geographic

The Death of One of the Oldest Shows on Earth
National Geographic

The 10 Inventions that Changed the World
National Geographic

Why Scientists Tried to Bring Extinct, Baby-Belching Frogs Back to Life
Mental Floss

Wrongfully Incarcerated Artist Finished Grad School Wearing An Orange Jumpsuit
HuffPost

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee insect motels aim to foster survival
TMJ4 Milwaukee

David Letterman Wins Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
The New York Times

What Does Buying Art Have to Do With Organic Produce? A Lot.
Observer

VR Opportunities
AMT Lab @ CMU

Can Ticketmaster’s Anti-Bot Assault Fix Its Most Infuriating Problem?
Fast Company

The Ridiculously Easy Way to Become an Innovative Thinker
Feeling It | Psychology Today

Einstein’s Relativity Explained in 4 Simple Steps
National Geographic

51 Spectacular Photos of Our World
National Geographic

How AI And Deep Learning Are Now Used To Diagnose Cancer
Forbes

Canada’s uniquely co-operative culture is a boon to tech innovation
The Globe and Mail

Ron Howard is on a mission to make science sexy
WeAreGreenBay.com, CNN Money

Immigration Is at the Heart of U.S. Competitiveness
Harvard Business Review

‘Moral enhancement’ technologies are neither feasible nor wise
ScienceDaily

Quiz: Mysteries of the Mind: brain quiz with Cheltenham Science Festival – Gloucestershire culture
SoGlos

A young hockey player, a brain surgeon, and futuristic technology work a miracle on ice
NorthJersey.com

Governor General’s Innovation Awards celebrates Canadians using tech to improve quality of life
BetaKit

Biopharma Innovation — Value At Any Price
Life Science Leader

Lithium Exploration Ongoing In Desert Southwest
Arizona Science and Innovation Desk | KJZZ

Kennedy Center seeks creativity. Making artists into administrators may not be the answer.
The Washington Post

Nurturing the biomedical ecosystem
The Boston Globe

How To Make An Ad For The Marines Aimed At Recruiting Women
Fast Company

Luke Robitaille named 2017 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS National Champion
PRNewswire

Oil won’t last forever, so Dubai is betting big on science and tech
Popular Science

After Lots Of Talk, Microsoft’s Bots Show Signs Of Life
Fast Company

This 25-Year-Old Moroccan Helped in NASA’s Craziest Ever Planet Discovery
Rising Stars | OZY

Could 3D Printing Make Your Next Surgery Safer?
Fast Forward | OZY

This Tiny 3D Printed Jet Engine Could Have Big Promise
Fast Forward | OZY

Director Fahey draws inspiration from Alzheimer’s PSA
ReelChicago.com

Program Director, Creative Communities | William Penn Foundation
Americans for the Arts

Switzerland proves that everything we thought we knew about innovation and VC is wrong
LinkedIn

At schools in Maine and beyond, ‘Hamilton’ becomes a class act
Portland Press Herald

Leveraging Change: Increasing Access to Arts Education in Rural Areas
Working Paper | Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Why the Netflix-Cannes Clash Couldn’t Be Avoided
The New York Times

We asked 3 experts: How will AI change our lives in the near future?
TED Blog

What Henry Ford understood about wages
Seth’s Blog

Origami-Like Utensils Morph Into Multiple Kitchen Tools
PSFK

Ford Envisions Future Car Interiors Made Of Bamboo P
SFK

Bran Ferren on the Art of Innovation
Strategy+Business

6 Absurd (And Kinda Brilliant) Design Details From Apple Park
Co.Design | Fast Company

How do we know when innovation is necessary?
The Open University Business School

Why Amazon is eating the world
TechCrunch

Mapping Innovation: Playbook for navigating a disruptive age [book review]
Innovation Excellence

Labour manifesto promises £1bn windfall for the arts
The Stage, UK

Conan O’Brien to Face Joke-Theft Allegations in Court
The New York Times

“Sgt. Pepper’s” at 50: was it a concept album or an identity crisis?
Salon.com

X-rays reveal lost treasures beneath paintings
The Washington Post

Brenda Milner, Eminent Brain Scientist, Is ‘Still Nosy’ at 98
The New York Times

Creative Minnesota: another story of Minnesota exceptionalism
MinnPost

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden tells MICA graduates to use creativity to help others T
he Baltimore Sun

Let’s not take the art out of coding
Information Age

How School Of Doodle Is Paving The Way For Gen Z Women
Fast Company

Bright ideas for Hopkins: Health hackathon, science camp for city kids, free food fridge, and more
Hub | Johns Hopkins University

This woman wants to see more people of colour shape Toronto’s tech world
Toronto – CBC News

NYCxDesign: Why all-female shows are popping up all over New York
CNN

Want to Be More Creative? Do Something Mindless
Inc.com

Ann Arbor is 1st in U.S. for clean technology ‘innovation density’
MLive.com

The hidden sides of NAEP: girls, art, and empowerment
Economic Policy Institute

Want To Innovate? Science Says, Be Playful!
The Creativity Post

5 machine learning trends that will define 2017
CIO

RichTech gala recognizes nine individuals, companies
Richmond Times-Dispatch

How Will Millennials Transform Organizational Change?
Change Management Review

Leadership’s Most Important Secret
Innovation Excellence

Allocating Innovation: The 10% Myth
Innovation Excellence

Designer Goes To Museum, Uses FaceApp To Turn Artworks From Somber To Stoked
DesignTAXI.com

Appleton inventor uses Fab Lab to bring ideas to life
WisBusiness.com

Amazon Steps Up Its Battle With the Book Industry
New Republic

Qingdao in the spotlight: Hollywood descends on China’s east coast city
Cities | The Guardian

What Plato knew about behavioural economics. (A lot) Aeon Essays

Jonathan Kay resigns as editor of The Walrus amid cultural appropriation controversy
The Globe and Mail

Ransomware’s Aftershocks Feared as U.S. Warns of Complexity
The New York Times

Also
‘Accidental hero’ halts ransomware attack and warns: this is not over
Technology | The Guardian

How Google Took Over the Classroom
The New York Times

Creativity: Making us healthier, safer, and smarter
Creating Connection

Winning at Spinning
Creating Connection

Modes to protect university research for tech transfer have shifted dramatically
Mississippi Business Journal

Starbucks’ Howard Schultz to college grads: ‘My generation has not made it easy for you’
Business Insider

Boy Genius Boyan Slat’s Giant Ocean Cleanup Machine Is Real
Fast Company

Greater Cleveland Entrepreneurs Receive a JumpStart
The Cleveland Foundation

4 Steps To Better Entrepreneur Mojo
Nutshell Blog – Nutshell

‘Vroom’ can help with your child’s brain development: “His mind is processing these things”
Fox6Now.com

GeekWire Calendar Picks: Explore art and science at Consilience; get feedback on your next great startup idea; and more
GeekWire

Utah Technology Council Honors CEO of the Year and Tech Champions
BWW Geeks, BroadwayWorld.com

5G: Next-generation tech for long-term economic growth
The Hill

A shattered brain creates a new life with art
Houston Chronicle

FCC chairman who voted to sell your browsing history won’t release his
The Next Web

Meet the Technocrats of 2017
Entrepreneur

Where do I start if I want to learn about design thinking?
Medium

Behind Hawaii’s push to be a startup paradise
VentureBeat | Entrepreneur

5 Rules That Will Make You Instantly Suck Less at Design
Inc.com

Are Female-Only Networks Hurting Women in the Workforce?
Fast Forward | OZY

Techniques for Formulating Creative Problem Statements
Think Jar Collective

Groucho runs deep
Seth’s Blog

“It’s not my problem”
Seth’s Blog

Mapping Innovation: A Playbook for Navigating a Disruptive Age
The Creativity Post

Amazon Is Building A Homeless Shelter Within Its Own Office Walls
PSFK

Home Textiles Based On The Patterns Of Frank Lloyd Wright
PSFK

This Startup Could Have The Key To Making Dairy Milk Without Cows
PSFK

NBCUniversal is buying an arts and crafts tutorial site
Mashable

Can Google’s 20% time really work for your startup?
Venture Beat

Think there aren’t qualified women in tech? Here are 1,000 names. No more excuses.
MIC.com

Creativity is overrated
TechCrunch

Real Magic: The Power of Words
Innovation Excellence

Best Logos Ever Designed And How They Were Brought To Life
DesignTAXI.com

The Subtle Impact of “Pomp and Circumstance”
Your Musical Self | Psychology Today

Want to Come Up With Brilliant Ideas? Do This 1 Thing First
Adaptation | Psychology Today

The Radical Notion of Returning to Handwriting
Mental Wealth | Psychology Today

11 Hacks for Strengthening Your Brand’s Visual Vocabulary
The Brainzooming Group

Why Everyone Stopped Asking Jeeves
Mental Floss

They filmed the opera ‘Vireo’ on Alcatraz. Soon you can stream it on your iPad or phone
Los Angeles Times

How Pixar Lost Its Way
The Atlantic

Cultural appropriation and the privilege of creative assumption
The Globe and Mail

TV Ratings Are Way Down, But Does It Even Matter?
Vulture

How real books have trumped ebooks
Books | The Guardian

Accelerationism: how a fringe philosophy predicted the future we live in
World news | The Guardian

What Skills Are Rated Most Difficult When it Comes to Innovation? (The Answer Might Surprise You)
Innovation Management

How Our Reignited Love Affair with Cities Created an Urban Crisis
Knowledge@Wharton

The New Mothers of Technology: 6 Women Who Have Led in Tech Since 2010
BizTech Magazine

Here’s the Unofficial Silicon Valley Explainer on Artificial Intelligence
Fast Company

This Futuristic Brand Is Obsessed With High-Tech Fabrics (& Actually Looks Good, Too)
Refinery 29

Virginia to Open Autonomous Technology Center
Government Technology

The MP3 Is Officially Dead, According To Its Creators
The Record | NPR

Also
The MP3: A History Of Innovation And Betrayal
The Record

OneEleven, Canada’s Largest Scaleup Innovation Hub, Celebrates Grand Opening with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Toronto Mayor John Tory
Market Watch

Also
Pm Justin Trudeau Says STEM Ability, Education Will Help Canada Succeed During Oneeleven Launch
BetaKit

Why your brain thinks these identical lines are different lengths
Popular Science

Your Brain Can Take Only So Much Focus
Harvard Business Review

Big Winners and a Shared Vision at the Yale Innovation Summit
Office of Cooperative Research | Yale University

Seeing With Your Tongue
The New Yorker

Creative Class Who needs brainstorming? Brainwriting gets way more ideas, this prof says
Blue Sky Originals | Chicago Tribune

Entrepreneur Jimmy Odom leaves government, says Illinois isn’t committed to minorities
Blue Sky Originals | Chicago Tribune

Podcast #013 Takashi Kudo – How an artist collective is creative as a team
Idea to Value

When to Call an Innovation Firm
Idea to Value

Women’s Perspective: Filmmaker focuses on female creative energy
Albuquerque Journal

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QUOTE(S) OF THE WEEK

“The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.” – B. F. Skinner

“Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response.” – Arthur M. Schlesinger

“Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.” – Viktor E. Frankl

“I doubt that the imagination can be suppressed. If you truly eradicated it in a child, he would grow up to be an eggplant.” – Ursula K. Le Guin

“The only means of strengthening one’s intelligence is to make up one’s mind about nothing – to let the mind be a thoroughfare for all thoughts.” – John Keats

“[T]here shall be love between the poet and the man of demonstrable science. In the beauty of poems are the tuft and final applause of science.” – Walt Whitman

“The goal of science and engineering is to build better mousetraps. The goal of nature is to build better mice.” – Unknown

“Imagination should be used, not to escape reality, but to create it.” – Colin Wilson


VIDEO(S) OF THE WEEK

Things to do to make STEAM learning (more!) fun
Playlist | TED.com

Air Swimmers
Innovation Nation | The Henry Ford

What is water scarcity?
Morgridge Institute for Research

Creating The Never-Ending Bloom: The Amazing Mathematical Wonders of John Edmark
Colossal

Giorgia Lupi: Bringing A Human Touch To Data [PSFK 2016]
PSFK

Watch ‘Dot of Light,’ inspiring documentary on female astronauts
Boing Boing


FEATURED EVENTS/OPPORTUNITIES

ON VIEW: Fermilab’s “50 Years of Science & Art”
SciArt Magazine
Through May 22

CreativeXchange – Leadership Development and Team Design Workshop
Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia
May 12, 19

A Groundbreaking New Exhibition of Tech Art, Maker Workshops and Electronic Music Performances
Yahoo! Finance
May 12 – 13

NEW Project Zero will help teachers encourage creativity and “maker thinking” in their students
NEXTpittsburgh
May 12 – 13

66 Brilliant Women in Creative Technology
Digital Journal
May 12 – 21

NEW Science Rendezvous celebrates 10 years with hundreds of events across Canada
Global Newswire
May 13

Call for Abstracts & Thematic Sessions!
8th Annual ENCATC Research Session
Deadline: May 15

NEW UO to host forum on science advocacy and public engagement
Around the O | University of Oregon
May 15

NEW NJ Tech Council Announces First Ever Statewide Innovation Week
Denville NJ News
May 15 – 20

Innovation Series – Terry Neese
Creative Oklahoma
May 16

FC/LA
Fast Company
May 16 – 17

From Benchtop to Big Time What university technologies need to make it to market
WARF (WI Alumni Research Foundation )
May 17

Life science researchers across Michigan to pitch innovation ideas at 2017 Biomedical Innovation
PRNewswire
May 17

Halcyon Awards
S+R Foundation
May 20

IEEE Women in Engineering Conference Returns in May
Light Reading
May 22 – 23

Bravo! Entrepreneur and I.Q. (Innovation Quotient) Awards
BizTimes Media
May 24

Renée Fleming and Joshua Bell to Unite for Science
The New York Times
May 30 – June 4

Also
NEW World Science Festival Kicks Off 10th Anniversary Festival with TIME, CREATIVITY, AND THE COSMOS
BroadwayWorld.com
May 30

Festival of Big Ideas
ABCTech.ca
June 9

NEW Apply Now! 2017 Winston-Salem Program
Creative Startups
Deadline: June 11

Return of ‘Best and Brightest’ Ideas for 2017 Edition of EAA Founders’ Innovation Prize Competition
Aviation Pros
Deadline: June 15

NEW Maine Startup & Create Week Answers the Gender-balanced Event Challenge
MarketWired
June 19 – 23

Girls In Tech Announces ‘TED-Style’ Presentations With Return of Catalyst Conference to San Francisco
Girls In Tech, PR Web
June 20 – 22

Crayola Now Accepting Applications for Champion Creatively Alive Children® Grant Program
PRNewswire
Deadline: June 23

NEW Applications Open! 2017 Albuquerque Program
Creative Start Ups
Deadline: July 9

NEW Speakers announced for RISE conference
Textile Evolution
September 12 – 14

European Congress on Cultural Management and Policy
ENCATC
Sept 27 – 29

Canada Makes International Design News with Launch of EDIT: Expo for Design, Innovation & Technology
PRNewswire
September 28 – October 8

Music Cities Convention
Sound Diplomacy
October 26 | Nashville, Tennessee

2017 Wisconsin Science Festival
Wisconsin Science Festival
November 2 – 5

2017 Global Entrepreneurship Week
Global Entrepreneurship Network | Kauffman Foundation
November 13 – 19

Also
NEW Global Entrepreneurship Week: 10 Years of Unleashing Ideas
Global Enterpreneurship Network | Kauffman Foundation
November 13 – 19

CreativeMornings | a monthly breakfast lecture series
CreativeMornings
Various


ARTICLES OF INTEREST

The Wonder Wall: Leading Creative Schools and Organizations in an Age of Complexity
Amazon

Congratulations to NCN Board Member Peter Gamwell on the launch of his new book!

What Inspires Creativity? 6 Tips That Might Spark Yours
National Geographic

The future of net neutrality might rest on this obscure court case
The Washington Post

How to Patent Your Business Idea: A Step by Step Guide
Small Business Trends

Walter Isaacson Awaits Tech’s Next Big Innovation
Bloomberg

Android Warhol? Robot Painters Take Part in Art Contest
Newsweek
Winners announced May 15

Expertise and innovation: what UK must do to develop its Blue Economy
The Conversation UK

Tulane School of Science and Engineering dean to step down
Tulane News

Report: KC is a tech hub but labor shortage is hampering growth
Startland News

New images could show us how babies’ brains grow
Science | AAAS

Your nose knows more than scientists thought
Science | AAAS

Immanuel Kant was Right: Beauty Requires Thought
Neuroscience | Sci-News.com

Weaponizing the Brain: Neuroscience Advancements Spark Debate
National Defense Magazine

The Traditional Lecture Is Dead. I Would Know—I’m a Professor
WIRED

These conservatives want to convince you that climate change is real
Popular Science

How a Humble Pineapple Became Art
The New York Times

To Simulate Climate Change, Scientists Build Miniature Worlds
The New York Times

Battling Ideas
Creative Jeffrey (Baumgarnter)

Mexico City students introduce new ‘Green Vehicle’ prototype
CDMX News

Predicting Movie Taste
The Creativity Post

Why Coca-Cola takes a marathon approach in the race to innovation
The Drum

Innovation Pays – More and More
Innovation Management

This Startup is the Airbnb of Warehouses and Has Amazon in Its Sights
Bloomberg

7 Hacks For Maximizing Your Creativity In The Morning
JeffBullas.com

The Autism-Genius Connection
The Human Beast | Psychology Today

NH tech entrepreneur completes Presidential Innovation Fellowship
New Hampshire Business Review

Artists’ commissions, tech gifts and guns: the legal issues facing US museums
The Art Newspaper

Chuck Berry’s Old Brick House in St. Louis Eyed for Cultural Museum
Billboard

Writers’ Union of Canada editorial sparks outrage, resignations
The Globe and Mail

Deutsche Mega-phon
Van

Is exempting Cancon from data charges the best way to promote it?
The Globe and Mail

Even if the story of art has died, does art still live on?
Aeon Essays

How to Succeed as an Entrepreneurial Senior
Inc.com

What a Renaissance artist taught Freud about memory
The Art Newspaper

A ‘History-Friendly’ Way to Look at Tech Innovation
Knowledge@Wharton

Science can tell us only so much about Stradivarius violins
Nature News & Comment

America has become so anti-innovation – it’s economic suicide
Technology | The Guardian

Teen Invents A Bra That Can Detect Breast Cancer
PSFK

Exclusive: Google’s New AI Tool Turns Your Selfies Into Emoji
Co.Design | Fast Company

Smart Sensors: Paul Allen Goes Digital to Save World’s Most-Endangered Animals
Internet of Things Institute

Discussion of plant science innovation district to be held at Danforth Center
St. Louis Public Radio

Innovation summit speakers say anyone can learn anything
ASU Now

People, not machines, will drive 21st Century innovation
The Engineer

Pairing business and neuroscience
Penn Current

Are Common Learning Myths Holding You Back? This Quiz Will Tell You
Inc.com

3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Tampa’s Quest to Become a High-Tech City
Inc.com

Inside The Creative Problem Solving Of Broadway Film Adaptations
Fast Company

As tech startups surge in cities, inclusive economic growth must be a priority
TechCrunch

How Pixar’s Billions Mock Fear of IP Theft, Robots, and Recessions
Real Clear Markets

The shift away from bimodal is already happening and CIOs need to get on board — fast
ZDNet

Robots Have Started Teaching Other Robots New Skills
Gizmodo

To Be More Creative, Schedule Your Breaks
Harvard Business Review

Drawing the Creative Process
Electric Literature

Apple isn’t working on a car — it’s working on something much bigger
Business Insider

50 Books Recommended by This Year’s TED Speakers
Inc.com

Google just acquired one of the most successful VR game studios
The Verge

The Data Scientist Taking on America’s Urban Decay
Rising Stars | OZY

Why Innovation Is Crucial To Your Organization’s Long-Term Success
Forbes

What Skills Are Rated Most Difficult When it Comes to Innovation? (The Answer Might Surprise You)
Innovation Management

Weighing the Ethics of Artificial Wombs
The New York Times

This Synthetic Bone Implant Could Replace Painful Marrow Transplants
Gizmodo

’Hello Alice’ … Meet the World’s First AI-based Virtual Advisor for Women Entrepreneurs
PRNewswire

Bringing Joy to Math Class
Edutopia

Also
The Student-Centered Math Class
Edutopia

Eva Longoria Latina Women In STEM Career Inequality
Refinery 29

Harvard President’s Innovation Challenge creates answers to future needs
Harvard Gazette

Inclusive Illustrations, By Design
The WordPress.com Blog

Define Customer “Needs” as Constants and Solve the Innovation Equation
@ulwick | Medium

Solving Business Problems with Artificial Intelligence
Innovation Excellence

The Very Strange and Fascinating Ideas Behind Quantum Computing
Innovation Excellence

The Blind Can Now ‘See’ Priceless Paintings—Here’s How
National Geographic

David Byrne on Virtual Reality and ‘Being Barbie’
National Geographic

Peabody Essex Museum hires neuroscientist to enhance visitor experience
The Boston Globe

Reality Check — You May Be Undermining Women Leaders (And Profitability)
Forbes

The Art of the Hologram
AMT Lab @ CMU

Online marketplace – Verona man creates platform to connect people with autism to employers
Isthmus | Madison, Wisconsin

How Scientists Can Make Facts Great Again
Pacific Standard

EU accepts Amazon e-book commitments to settle antitrust case
Reuters

7 Discoveries That Started as School Assignments
Mental Floss

These Women Of Color Are Striving To Redefine STEM Careers
EurWeb

Q&A with Greg Dunn, neuroscientist turned artist
PLOS Neuroscience Community

Different Ideas Emerge From Different Doing
Gregg Fraley Blogg

In memory of Benjamin Barber
TED Blog

Canada Wants Silicon Valley’s Tech Employees
The Atlantic

Gloria Gaynor Performs ‘I Will Survive’ In The Library Of Congress
Wisconsin Public Radio

How We Can Help Empower Mexican Girls
HuffPost Canada

A Trump Dividend for Canada? Maybe in Its A.I. Industry
The New York Times

Project to map human brain from womb to birth releases stunning images
Science | The Guardian

Elon Musk Wants to Connect Your Brain to the Internet. Here’s Why That’s Both Scary and Brilliant
Inc.com

Startup Canada Podcast: Leveraging startup communities for global innovation
BetaKit

Hackers, Empathy And Neuroscience: A Conversation With Moran Cerf
Forbes

‘I blew it’ on tech: Warren Buffett
TechCentral

Clayton Christensen’s Theory of Disruption
The New Yorker

Activists Are Pushing Back Against Tech Platforms That Quietly Empower Hate Groups
Fast Company

Wheelchairs Become A Fashion Statement With These Designer Covers
PSFK

Workers in These Five Industries Will Be the First to Lose Their Jobs to Automation
Futurism

Designing Purpose
IDEO Stories – Medium

Soft skills, partnerships needed to bridge economic divide
MIT Sloan School of Management

Try the Gestures Icebreaker for More Creative Ideas
Innovation Excellence

Obama’s Presidential Library Olmsted’s Jackson Park
CityLab

Man who made Michigan must-stop for classical music tours leaves legacy of inclusion
MLive.com

‘Common Ground’: Canada Council and Its Two Official Languages
Publishing Perspectives

Disney Parks and Movies Soar, but ESPN Is a Concern
The New York Times

Debunking the Myth of the Miraculous Stradivarius
Pacific Standard

Art + Tech = Fashion at the Carnegie Museum of Art
AMT Lab @ CMU

Why idle moments are crucial for creativity
BBC – Capital

7 Creative Thinking Skills Important for You to Have
The Brainzooming Group

Listening to a Recording Before Practicing May Help Us Learn Faster
The Creativity Post

Virtual Statues Of Women Are Being Placed In Public Spaces
PSFK

Upgrading IVF With the Help of Artificial Intelligence
Fast Forward | OZY

Brainstorming is not the way to discuss scientific issues
Nature News & Comment

Building the Brain Maps of the Future While Studying for My College Exams
True Story | OZY

Design Thinking as a backbone for the Knowledge Management Industry
The International Foundation for Information Technology

Meet Microsoft’s ‘Chief Literary Officer’ Scripting Cortana’s Charisma
Rising Stars | OZY

The Made In America Movement Driven By Innovation, Not Nationalism
Fast Company

Q&A: Navdeep Bains on selling ‘superclusters’
Macleans.ca

HoloLens inventor declares ‘the phone is already dead’
The Next Web

Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs Eyes Toronto for Its Digital City
Bloomberg

EPA dismisses half of key board’s scientific advisers; Interior suspends more than 200 advisory panels
The Washington Post

Boston Mayor Walsh on Tech Innovation, Job Creation
Bloomberg Politics

Michael Dell touts all-in-one innovation explosion
ZDNet

The Tech Museum of Innovation wins national honor for BioDesign Studio exhibit
Globe Newswire

GE’s New Web Series Takes Nerding Out On Industrial Tech To The Limit
Fast Company

The academic who coined ‘creative class’ now says it’s causing more problems than he thought
CBC.ca | Metro Morning

The 21st Century Demand for Creative Entrepreneurship, and How to Take Advantage
Entrepreneur

Cities Do These Three Things to Encourage Startup Success
Inc.com

Google’s mysterious new Fuchsia OS has a UI now
Circuit Breaker | The Verge

Columbus welcomes urban problem solvers with new accelerator
TechCrunch

London councils look at potential for creating technology and innovation office
Computer Weekly

Driving Growth: What American Manufacturers Can Learn From Henry Ford
GE Reports

Warren Buffett uses furniture to explain why Berkshire Hathaway doubled its AAPL holdings in January
9to5Mac

The Usual Laws Of Economics May Not Apply To GE’s Predix
Seeking Alpha

Talking with Dr. Clifford Johnson, Science Consultant, NatGeo’s ‘Genius’
Unbound Worlds

Ableton’s interactive lessons teach the basics of music production
Engadget

Reddit is going nuts over a post named “Wikipedia has cancer”
Quartz

Microsoft (MSFT) is trying desperately to get into schools with Surface laptops—but with Chromebook, Google (GOOG) has already won this fight
Quartz

Net-neutrality supporters cripple the FCC website again (update)
Engadget

Also
John Oliver is urging internet users to defend net neutrality
Recode

TIME Most Influential People in Tech 2017
Time.com

Innovation dilemma suggests that ‘better’ models are not always better
Phys.org

How Smart Were Early Humans? “Neuroarchaeology” Reveals Some Answers
Science | Smithsonian

Scientists Say: Hippocampus
Science News for Students

Encouraging Girls To Stay In STEM
HuffPost UK

How Tiny Bozeman, Montana, Became A Booming Tech Town
Fast Company

Millennials: See the Top 25 Suburbs Where They’re Moving
Time.com

New State Fund Helps Commercialize Early Tech from MI Universities
Xconomy

A ‘smart contact lens’ for diabetes and glaucoma diagnosis
Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence

Stanford U: Future wearables to diagnose diseases early?
ReadWrite

Is the Gig Economy Working?
The New Yorker

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USA Today

12 Ways to Motivate Your Team to Be Creative
Creative Jeffrey Baumgarnter

Creative Thinking Technique: The Exquisite Corpse
Imagineer7’s Weblog

An Everyman Museum to Celebrate American Writers
The New York Times

Pepe the Frog became a hate symbol. Now he’s just a dead hate symbol.
The Washington Post

The Dandelion Principle: Redesigning Work for the Innovation Economy
MIT Sloan Management Review

The Global Search for Education: The Future of Education with Marc Tucker
HuffPost

Inside N.Y.C.’s Plan To Fight Climate Change Through Architecture
Co.Design | Fast Company

Innovation Lessons from Michelangelo
Innovation Excellence

5 Steps to Innovating Profitable Connections with TechCrunch
Innovation Excellence

‘Elbow’ Is A Conceptual, Tiny Gadget That Lets You Playback Your Old Cassettes
DesignTAXI.com

Photos Capture the Unexpected Beauty of the Daily Commute
National Geographic

Is This How Discrimination Ends? A New Approach to Implicit Bias
The Atlantic

Ai Weiwei: How Censorship Works
The New York Times

Are American Cities in Crisis?
The Daily Intelligencer | The New Yorker

(It’s Great to) Suck at Something
The New York Times

Made in Space: 3-D Printing Could Change the Way Astronauts Travel
National Geographic

The rise of the useless class
Ideas TED

America’s ‘Miracle Machine’ is in desperate need of, well, a miracle
The Washington Post

20,000-year-old artifacts, 21st century technology
The Verge

Can Graphic Design Save Your Life?
Eye on Design | AIGA

Teflon Amazon, Where Bezos Gets Rich and Bad News Never Sticks
WIRED

How to Bolster Your Experience of Creative Flow
Our Innovating Minds | Psychology Today

Jeff Goldblum on Why We Can Never Stop Exploring
National Geographic

Innovation MoshPit
Gregg Fraley Blogg

Opinion: Forget digital natives. Here’s how kids are really using the Internet
Ideas.TED.com

A professor is sparking an entrepreneurial revolution across America
CNBC

This Artist Will Be Streaming Her New Album From A Soundproof Chamber
Fast Company

This guy fixed his teeth by 3D printing his own plastic braces for $60
Business Insider

4 Innovation Lessons From Albert Einstein
Inc.com

The Limit Does Not Exist: Creative Brainpower And Badass Women In STEM
Forbes

In our opinion: Utah must continue to incubate innovation
Deseret News

The horse that saved his own life by painting
BBC News

The Newness Imperative: Innovate or Fade
Opinion | Business of Fashion

Sorry Nerds, But Colonizing Other Planets Is Not A Good Plan
Forbes

Where Automation Will Replace Jobs in American Cities
CityLab

Now Anywhere Can Be Silicon Valley
Small Business Trends

Children’s author E.M. Olson loves to inspire imagination
Daily Tribune

U.S. Universities Fear Losing International Students
Governing

The H-1B Visa Debate, Explained
Harvard Business Review

Want innovation? Hire curious people
LinkedIn

The Devil’s Guide to Silicon Valley
POV | OZY

Will the Cities of the Future Be Giant Airports?
Fast Forward | OZY

I hated Social Studies in school, so I dedicated my life to fixing it
True Story | OZY

Mexican engineers flood Tesla hiring event in Monterrey Reuters

The Science of Creativity Learning and the Brain blog

This guy took a Facebook project people hated, made them love it … and catapulted into an incredible career
Business Insider

Elon Musk: Robot software will make Tesla worth as much as Apple
MarketWatch

The One Thing Nobody Ever Tells You About What It Takes To Innovate
Inc.com

Malcolm Gladwell Says This Is The 1 Stunning Thing People Get Wrong In Trying To Be A Success
Inc.com

Candid, Comedic and Macabre YouTube Stars Feel an Advertising Pinch
The New York Times

PSFK Speaker Interview: The Importance Of The Human Touch In The IoT Age
PSFK

Creative Careers Demand Reinvention
99U

Can Design Thinking Unleash Organizational Innovation?
InFocus Blog

Why Hackathons Are Bad For Innovation
Fast Company

Coming up with the next big thing isn’t just your job
Innovation Excellence

Lip Service or Real Metamorphosis? How Real Innovation Happens.
Innovation Excellence

A New (and Deeper) Perspective on Creativity
Debunking Myths of the Mind | Psychology Today

The Karma of Creativity
One True Thing | Psychology Today

Banksy Unveils Brexit-Inspired Mural Showing Dismantling Of EU Flag
HuffPost

The Five Lies Hollywood Tells Itself
The New York Times

App code hints that Android Pay could use facial recognition for loyalty programs
The Verge

Winners of the Governor General’s Innovation Awards
Newswire.ca

The new Life Science Strategy of the Quebec Government
Newswire.ca

UofT: Engineering and Entrepreneurship Hub Rises on St. George
Urban Toronto

How the 4 Cs of innovation can lead to successful digital transformation
Tech Republic

Mayor Sylvester Turner outlines plans for tech innovation district
Houston Business Journal

The case for art: Humanity has ‘never been better and we have never felt worse,’ says sociologist
Geekwire

Thousands of Canadians will benefit from a new training tool for surgeons
Newswire.ca

Bergeron: We’re tossing our young scientists overboard through lack of funding
Ottawa Citizen

Guess What? Your Brain May Have 100 Times More Computing Power Than You Thought
DOGO

Quartz Africa Innovators 2017
Quartz

This ‘Ordinary People vs. Creative People’ comic has spawned a very creative meme
The Daily Dot

50 Best Resources When Learning to Code
The Mission | Medium

There is a secret world that only “creative people” enjoy
A.V. Club

UI Labs nabs Chicago’s top tech official to run smart cities work
Blue Sky Originals | Chicago Tribune

ChangEd turns your pennies into student loan payments
Blue Sky Originals | Chicago Tribune

WHY WE LIVE HERE: INSIDE THE WORLD’S LARGEST ART COLONY
True Stories | OZY

New measures to recruit more women, underrepresented groups to Canada Research Chairs
News wire.ca

Science: NASA wants more women for mission teams
BizWomen

Dissecting Trump: American Innovation in the Age of Alternative Facts
Paste Magazine

BIO Partners with NIH and NSF for Fourth “Innovation Zone” Exhibit
BusinessWire

One-handed wheelchair, foldable drone, 80 other innovations to be showcased
University of Nevada, Reno

Microsoft Has Found Its Innovation Streak With Satya Nadella At The Helm
Silicon UK

Art Talk With Creative Mastermind, Gianni Lee
Ebony

Students put math skills to real world use
The Daily Iowegian

What innovation and technological disruption really means for Africa
Quartz

Atlanta Innovation Centers Help Large Companies Stay Relevant
WABE

Will Etsy keep its commitment to social good after management shakeup
Fast Company

To Lift Growth, Janet Yellen Says, Make It Easier for Women to Work
The New York Times

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