Articles of Interest January 6th, 2017

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QUOTE(S) OF THE WEEK

“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and, more importantly, you’re doing something.” – Neil Gaiman

“The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.” – Isaac Asimov

“Ignorance is the mother of presumption.” – Marie de Gournay

“Genius is nothing but a great aptitude for patience.” – George-Louis de Buffon

“The best way to know if a career is right for you is just to go after it. Nothing is irreversible.” – Alice Zhang

“Nothing happens unless first we dream.” – Carl Sandburg

50 Quotes to Spark a Culture of Innovation in 2017
Innovation Excellence

30 Memorable Hayao Miyazaki Quotes
Mental Floss

 

VIDEO(S) OF THE WEEK

Deep Field, a musical piece inspired by a Hubble observation.

Slate.com

Eddie Obeng: Smart failure for a fast-changing world
TED Talk | TED.com

Young-ha Kim: Be an artist, right now!

TED Talk | TED.com

Lisa Bu: How books can open your mind
TED Talk | TED.com

 

FEATURED EVENTS/OPPORTUNITIES

NASA Art Exhibit Portrays Satellite Movement With Sound
Co.Create | Fast Company
Through February 27

Artscene: David Byrne and co. blend science and art in Menlo Park
The Almanac
Through March 31

Innovation Series – Dave Burkus
Creative Oklahoma
January 19

And the Winner Is …
Rising Stars | OZY
Deadline: January 20

Third annual Community College Innovation Challenge open for submissions
National Science Foundation
Deadline: February 15 

NEH Announces Creating Humanities Communities Grant Program
National Endowment for the Humanities
Deadline: February 15

Fall 2017 Residencies
Playa
Deadline: March 1 

6th ENCATC International Study Tour to the Emirates
ENCATC
March 14 – 17

Ripple Foundation Shines Spotlight on Children’s Creativity
PR Urgent (Canada)
Deadline: March 31

Music Cities Convention
Sound Diplomacy
April 4 | Berlin, Germany
October 26 | Nashville, Tennessee

Advance Innovation – Put World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 – 21 in your 2017 calendar, now!
Innovation Excellence
April 15 – 21

Welcome to TED2017: The Future You
TED Blog
April 24 – 28, 2017 

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

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

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

CreativeMornings | a monthly breakfast lecture series
CreativeMornings

Various

 

ARTICLES OF INTEREST

5 ways the Maker Movement can help catalyze a manufacturing renaissance
Medium

The 30 Best Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs in 2016
First Round Review

Five Higher Education Reform Ideas For The New Congress

Forbes

America’s advanced industries: New trends
Brookings Institution

White House Leaves Trump a Tech To-Do List
NextGov

19-year-old inventor shares advice on fostering creativity from an early age
The Loop

Brain area keeps growing in adulthood, scientists find
Medical News Today

Julio Ottino awarded top national academy prize for innovative education
Northwestern Now

CES 2017 news: New sports technology, fitness wearables
Sports Illustrated

Celebrating the playful and feminine imagination of Hilda Palafox
Konbini.com

David Byrne opens a neuroscience-themed art exhibit
Engadget
Through March 31

The Congressional Attack on Science
OZY

Charter Schools I: Preliminaries & Monopolies
The Creativity Post

The Music Thinking Framework for iteration, innovation and transformation
Creative Companion the Blog

Innovation is a Second Language
IAMWire

Students use Minecraft to hone math skills
The Times-News

Can IBM’s Watson Do It All?
Fast Company

The 9 Key Behaviors of Top Problem Solvers
Innovation Excellence

Top 100 Innovation Articles of 2016

Innovation Excellence

Learning What to Stop Doing in the New Year
Innovation Excellence

How One Line of Text Nearly Killed ‘Toy Story 2’
Mental Floss

The Making of Virtually Real Art With Google’s Tilt Brush
The New York Times

The Coming Tech Backlash
Ross Mayfield | LinkedIn

English Is the Language of Science. That Isn’t Always a Good Thing
Smithsonian Magazine

Anatomy of a Hoax
The Chronicle of Higher Education

At This ‘Tempest,’ Digital Wizardry Makes ‘Rough Magic’
The New York Times

The Brilliance of a Stradivari Violin Might Rest Within Its Wood
The New York Times

Get a Grip on Innovation — 10 Questions, 20 Minutes
Gregg Fraley Blogg

Moore’s Law Will Soon End, but Progress Doesn’t Have to
Innovation Excellence

Top 20 Innovation Articles of December 2016
Innovation Excellence 

Use Design Thinking to Build Commitment to a New Idea
Harvard Business Review

Austin one step closer to creating innovation zone
KXAN.com

At CES 2017, here are the ‘Innovation Award’ winners
USA Today

Also
CES marks 50 years of technology innovation
KSNV

The National Cancer Institute Didn’t Deserve This Treatment From the New York Times
IPWatchdog.com | Patents & Patent Law

Five Technologies Silicon Valley Killed in 2016
MIT Technology Review

How WashU’s Office of Technology Management is Rebooting the Tech Transfer Office
EQ

The death of innovation begins when R&D is cut
Phoenix Business Journal

Diversity is key to Chicago’s tech and innovation future
Chicago Business Journal

NEA Boosts Indiana Art Projects
Inside INdiana Business

The Battle of the Tech Brains
Bloomberg Gadfly

Solving Complex Problems
Creative Jeffrey Blog

Removing barriers to medical innovation
American Enterprise Institute

2016 in pictures: The best science images of the year
Nature News & Comment

How Brands Can Become Great Storytellers
The Creativity Post

Technology is changing the way we live, learn and work. How can leaders make sure we all prosper?
World Economic Forum

9 IoT global trends for 2017
TechRepublic

Achieving Your New Year’s Innovation Resolutions
Innovation Excellence

The Men Who Started a Thinking Revolution
Freakonomics

Inside the Operating Room for Awake Brain Surgery
National Geographic

Strategic Planning Tools – 600 Powerful Strategic Thinking Questions eBook
The Brainzooming Group

Proposal would require Virginia schools to notify parents of ‘sexually explicit’ literature
The Washington Post

2017 Kicks Off Years of Free Entry to Art Institute for Chicago Teens
Chicago Tonight | WTTW

Here’s Why Vinyl Isn’t About To Save The Music Business And Why Albums Need Rethinking
Music Industry Blog

Also
Vinyl Sales Hit A 25-Year High In 2016 – Mostly Due To Death
Tone Deaf

‘Star Trek’ Fan Film Dispute Goes to Jury Trial in Big Ruling
Hollywood Reporter

2017 : What Scientific Term Or Concept Ought To Be More Widely Known?
Edge.org

Dream Recall Helps Boost Creativity
Pacific Standard

How baring and sharing online increases social conformity
Aeon Essays

2017 : What Scientific Term Or Concept Ought To Be More Widely Known?
Edge.org

Here’s What Happens When Dancing Meets Creative Coders
The Creators Project

Damaged by War, Syria’s Cultural Sites Rise Anew in France
The New York Times

Facebook’s secretive hardware team signs rapid collaboration deal with 17 universities

TechCrunch

Five Maps That Reveal New Truths About America’s Megaregions

LinkedIn

Top tech guru: Three things Congress, Trump can learn from CES
Fox News

3-D Ocean Map Tracks Ecosystems in Unprecedented Detail
Scientific American

Could a Special Diet Replace Chemotherapy?
Scientific American

The Top 10 Gadgets
TIME

Want to Have True Impact as an Entrepreneur? Master These 6 Things.
Entrepreneur

What can we expect in China in 2017?
McKinsey & Company

Boston Scientific, Google look to jumpstart digital health startups
Boston Business Journal

Embracing Failure: Building a Growth Mindset Through the Arts
Edutopia

Pen Pals 2.0: Can Technology Foster Global Tolerance?
Edutopia

How Does the US President Decide on Science Policy?
Live Science

Fintech Companies Vie for Some of That Irish Luck
OZY

Some Syrian Refugees Study German In The Name Of Science
Shots – Health News | NPR

An expanded map of the human brain
Knowridge Science Report

Children’s brains develop faster with music training
Knowridge Science Report

The candy diet
Seth’s Blog

Fake news invades science and science journalism as well as politics

Stat

Gallup’s Top World Findings of 2016

Gallup

Top 10 Photos of the Year 2016

TIME

New paper examines state economic development indicators

Smart Incentives

When Large Companies Are Better at Entrepreneurship than Startups

Harvard Business Review

Just How Dangerous Is Alexa?

Digital Next | AdAge.com

Why Vera Rubin Deserved a Nobel
The New York Times

Hell or High Water is about more than “Trump’s America.”
Slate

The boldest move yet to fill more movie theaters: Screen TV shows
LA Times

What Do We Know?
The New York Times

STEM to STEAM
ARTS Blog | Americans for the Arts

2017 New Year’s Resolution: Be More Creative
Inside the Box | Psychology Today

8 Mistakes You Need To Leave Behind In 2017
Fast Company

VOTING OPEN – Top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2016
Innovation Excellence
Deadline: January 7

21 incredible innovations that improved the world in 2016
Mashable

The Most Innovative Objects of 2016 (That You’ll Actually Want to use)
WIRED

Young Canadians can be the innovators the world needs
The Globe and Mail

Science and Creativity from Studio 360
PRI on iTunes

Beware The 10 Innovation Killers
Inc.com

The Technologies We’re Most Fired Up to Watch in 2017
Singularity Hub

The Creative Architect: Inside Psychology’s Most Ambitious and Influential Study of What Makes a Creative Person
Brain Pickings

Why We Love Science — and You Should Too
OZY

The choice
Seth’s Blog

11 Brutal Truths About Creativity That No One Wants to Talk About
Core Spirit

The first 10 steps to corporate innovation
VentureBeat

Stephen King Explains the Key to His Creativity: Not Losing the Dream-State Thinking All Children Are Born With
Open Culture

Embracing Bad Ideas To Get To Good Ideas
Harvard Business Review

Reading About Quantum Creativity
Sande Chen’s Blog | Gamasutra

‘Hidden Figures’ Spotlights Black Women in STEM
Crixeo

How male allies can support women in technology
TechCrunch

Millennials push for public cloud, innovation
CIO

President-elect Trump: It’s time for the art of the new deal
TechCrunch

Science Journalism Under Attack
Yahoo! Sports

Amazon Wants to Change How You Communicate With Your Technology
Futurism

The Technology Industry Winners and Losers of 2016
Personal Tech on Top Tech News

The Five Most Revolutionary Scientific Trends to Look Out For In 2017
Motherboard

From Alzheimer’s To Psychedelics, 2016 Was A Good Year For Brain Science
Shots – Health News | NPR

The Last Place One Would Expect to Find Design & Innovation: The Dentist’s Office
Forbes

Creativity and opportunity through traditional and modern art
YourStory

Madison draws a startup from Chicago with a novel way to track cancer
Wisconsin State Journal

How Kenya Became the Cradle of Africa’s Technological Innovation
Newsweek

8 Mistakes You Need To Leave Behind In 2017
Fast Company

Cord-Cutting Forces Cable Networks to Make Hard Choices
Media – AdAge

Kids Who CAN But WON’T: What Can Parents Do?
The Creativity Post

In 2017, GE Will Buy More Tech Startups Than Google
Hunter Walk

The Interpersonal Neurobiology Behind Making Habits Stick
Mindfulness and Psychotherapy

Innovation through Intelligence – Call for case studies
Innovation Excellence

2020 Tipping Point: A New Era of Innovation
Innovation Excellence

Top 20 Innovation Articles of November 2016
Innovation Excellence

A Message for Artists — and for the Artist in Everyone
What A Body Knows | Psychology Today

Creative Thinking in Action
Our Innovating Minds | Psychology Today

Vittorio Storaro: The Tragedy of Modern Technology and Its Effect on Cinematography
Cinephilia & Beyond

Heading Into 2017, Here Are 6 Fundamental Questions the Art World Should Be Asking Itself
Art for Sale | Artspace

How filmmakers push your eyes around the screen at will
Aeon Essays

If Einstein Hadn’t Discovered General Relativity, Would Someone Else?
Nautilus

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