Articles of Interest February 3rd, 2017

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QUOTE(S) OF THE WEEK

“History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.” – Winston Churchill

“Art is science made clear.” – Wilson Mizner

“Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.” – Oscar Wilde

“In a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.” – Warren Buffett

“If you’re not living on the edge, you’re taking up too much room.” – Lorraine Teel

“You can never plan the future by the past.” – Edmund Burke

“I invented the cordless extension cord.” – Steven Wright

VIDEO(S) OF THE WEEK

Blue Sky Science: How does virtual reality work?
Morgridge Institute for Research,Vimeo

Karlie Kloss Pulls For Imagination And Creativity In New Adidas Women’s Campaign
Co.Create | Fast Company

Jonathan Fields | Mystery / Mastery
CreativeMornings/CLT

Breaking The Glass Ceiling In An Industry Dominated By Men
Fast Company

FEATURED EVENTS/OPPORTUNITIES

Creativity focus of MLA Lecture Series
The Source | Washington University in St. Louis
Through February

Colorado Innovation Training
Gregg Fraley Blogg
Through February 3

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

NEW New Exhibit Highlights the Work of Black Architects
Mental Floss
Through April 1

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

LABS
Creative Startups
Deadline: February 28

Fall 2017 Residencies
Playa
Deadline: March 1

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

Submission Guidelines 2017: Journal of Cultural Management and Policy

ENCATC

Deadline: March 15

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

NEW March For Science The Latest Chicago Trump Protest (Bring Your Brain Hat)

DNAinfo Chicago

April 22

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

Halcyon Awards
S+R Foundation
May 20

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

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

The Copyright Barons Are Coming. Now’s the Time to Stop Them
WIRED

The President’s Policy Changes Are Already Hurting U.S. Innovation
Harvard Business Review

What Is Critical Thinking, Anyway?
Vitae | The Chronicle of Higher Education

Snapchat files for IPO as $SNAP — looks to raise $3 billion
Mashable

Tristan Harris, Former Google Employee, on How Your Phone Is Designed to Control Your Life
The Atlantic

What Stops Us from Creating Breakthrough Innovations
Innovation Excellence

Want To Innovate? Science Says, “Daydream”
The Creativity Post

The MIT Dropouts Who Created Ms. Pac-Man: A 35th-Anniversary Oral History
Fast Company

What Business Leaders Really Mean When They Say We Need More Innovation
Inc.com

The surgeon giving his patients VR instead of sedatives
BBC – Future

MIT’s new AI understands the hardest part of human language
BGR

Sensing New Threats, Scientists Entertain Political Ambitions
The Chronicle of Higher Education

U.S. Companies Reconsider Corporate Citizenship
strategy+business

Selfies are great, but smartphones have done much more for Africa says Harvard professor Calestous Juma
Quartz

Partnerships with Mexico spark scientific innovation
Arizona Daily Star

March For Science The Latest Chicago Trump Protest (Bring Your Brain Hat)

DNAinfo Chicago

April 22

Cell smasher
EurekAlert! Science News

My Latest BAM! Radio Show Is About Encouraging Creativity In Students
Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

What is innovation?
The Huffington Post

Democratizing AI: Satya Nadella on AI vision and societal impact at DLD
Microsoft News Centre Europe

A decade of innovation teaches us this
Innovate on Purpose

Facing the New Innovating World in the 21st Century
Innovation Excellence

With AI, Facebook Is Making It Easier To Find Your Friends’ Photos
Fast Company

7 Real-World Ways to Think Like an Artist for Better Content Marketing
Copyblogger

12 Books in 12 Months—Creativity, Inc
Medium

Target has stunned its employees by suddenly shutting down two big innovation projects
Recode

10 New Rules For Brainstorming Without Alienating Introverts
Fast Company

The Failure That Led Snap Inc. To Its Business Model
Fast Company

How Artificial Intelligence Will Invade Classrooms
POV | OZY

Subscribe to the Idea to Value Podcast
Idea to Value

5 reasons why the economy is failing the environment, and humanity
World Economic Forum

Energy Storage Key to an Electric Future
Innovation Excellence

Whatever happened to the public intellectual?
New Statesman

10 Most Important People in Artificial Intelligence in 2017
Medium

Building a Business That Booms in the Innovation Economy
Phil McKinney

Women Under 30 Are Leading The Pack In Entrepreneurship And Innovation
Forbes

Trump’s brain drain: The president’s Muslim ban is causing scientists to think about moving to Canada
Salon.com

Research!America to honor Sen. Lamar Alexander for championing research and innovation
EurekAlert! Science News

Over $2 million in funding announced for biomedical innovations across the State of Michigan
Michigan Medicine | University of Michigan

STEAM talk explores relationship between art, science in education
The Daily Free Press, Boston University

MSI celebrates African Americans in Science and Art
Hyde Park Herald

Why Trump’s travel ban is so harmful to the tech economy
The Washington Post

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative acquires AI startup
MedCity News

Big science has a buzzword problem
Nature News & Comment

Google’s Hardest Moonshot: Debugging Its Race Problem
Fast Company

We need systematic research about the humanities not just in them (essay)
Inside Higher Ed

Q&A: Christopher Bruce, Director of Learning and Creativity, GRAM
Revue

The Biggest Economic Shift of the Next 100 Years Is Already Under Way
Inc.com

How To Be A Dangerous Woman
Forbes

A Playbook For Pushing The Needle On Diversity In Music
Forbes

‘Hidden Figures’ inspires Clorox (NYSE: CLX) to pitch Oakland girls on STEM
Bizwomen

Cultivating a Culture of Risk-Takers Leads to Innovation in Schools
Edutopia

The Simple Plan for People That Want To Solve Big Problems
Scott Berkun

The Rise Of AI Will Force Data Scientists To Evolve Or Get Left Behind
Forbes

Open innovation converts risks to opportunity
The Huffington Post

Three Paths to Successful Organic Growth
Innovation Excellence

High-tech humor: UW program powers New Yorker contest
Isthmus

Badass Librarian Tracks Down ‘Hackers,’ Clears Student’s Name
The Huffington Post

Why Theories of Everything Are Ill-Conceived – Facts So Romantic
Nautilus

Can Wynton Marsalis and Lincoln Center Save Jazz Music?
HBS Working Knowledge – Harvard Business School

6 Things Americans Should Know About Net Neutrality
Mental Floss

How Trump Threatens America’s Talent Edge
CityLab

Solved? Scientists may have cracked the code of metallic hydrogen
Christian Science Monitor

Also
Advance in high-pressure physics
Harvard Gazette

There’s Reason To Be Skeptical About Metallic Hydrogen
Forbes

More And More Tech Leaders Are Denouncing Trump’s Muslim Ban
Fast Company | Business + Innovation

How Immigrants Have Made America a Leader in Technology Innovation
Chronicle of Higher Education

Science Groups, ASAE: Rescind Immigration Order
Associations Now

5 Most Influential Innovators of the 21st Century
Innovation Management

Mulling Starbucks’ Latest Tech Innovation: Voice Orders
Fortune.com

Apple Said to Join Amazon, Google in AI Research Group
Bloomberg

Silicon Valley’s Ambivalence Toward Trump Turns to Anger
The New York Times

Tyson: U.S. science illiteracy a serious threat
News Record

In the digital deluge, what distinguishes one music streaming service from the other?
Los Angeles Times

Mexican scientists feel the Trump effect

Science | AAAS

Technology: 11 Tech Products That’ll Be Obsolete by 2025
Money

Science and music merge in Max Planck Florida series
Palm Beach Post

University of North Georgia opens MakerBot Innovation Center
TCT Magazine

Is innovation a kind of intellectual immigration?
MedCity News

NASA Is Bringing Some Science To The Super Bowl
Co.Create | Fast Company

Open innovation converts risks to opportunity
The Huffington Post

Why technology is the ‘raw material’ for fighting economic inequality
WIRED UK

Why the technology industry is declining
The Diamondback

“You Can’t Put a Lid on Creativity”: Visionary Eco-Artist Agnes Denes on Her Dauntless Quest to Understand the Universe
Art for Sale | Artspace

Trump inspires 400 scientists to run for office
Inhabitat

This Handheld Ultrasound Scanner Could Be the Next Stethoscope
Smithsonian Magazine

Why Other People Wreck Brainstorms (And How To Stop Them)
Fast Company

Which Personality Traits Are Most Predictive of Well-Being?
The Creativity Post

Be Brave – Never Give Up
The Creativity Post

A decade of innovation teaches us this
Innovate on Purpose

Artificial Intelligence: Legal, ethical, and policy issues

ZDNet

Survey: Design Is 73% White
Co.Design | Fast Company

Eight Areas of Electricity Innovation to Watch in 2017
RMI

Women Under 30 Are Leading The Pack In Entrepreneurship And Innovation
Forbes

Why the Human Voice Is the Year’s Most Important Technology
Sloan MIT Management Review

Forget The Myths: Innovation Isn’t Created The Way Most People Think
Forbes

Four Elements of a Successful Innovation Bootcamp
Innovation Excellence

Your Phone is Trying to Control Your Life [Editor’s Choice]
Innovation Excellence

Sarah Miller Caldicott (1957-2017) Illuminating Collaborative Innovation
Innovation Excellence

Driving Business Impact from Retail Innovation Labs
Innovation Excellence

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Change Leaders
Innovation Excellence

The One Big Reason Every Business Needs to Embrace Complexity
Innovation Excellence

Culture Trumps Concepts
Innovation Excellence

Innovate Immigration Policy
Gregg Fraley Blogg

New Exhibit Highlights the Work of Black Architects
Mental Floss

Narcissism: a reflection
Books & Essays | spiked

We need academic jargon more than ever under Trump.
Slate.com

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