Articles of Interest March 10th, 2017

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“Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn’t be done.” – Amelia Earhart

“A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.” – Jack Dempsey

“It is important for scientists to be aware of what our discoveries mean, socially and politically.  It’s a noble goal that science should be apolitical, acultural, and asocial, but it can’t be, because it’s done by people who are all those things.” – Mae Jemison

“Art has a double face, of expression and illusion, just like science has a double face: the reality of error and the phantom of truth.” – René Daumal

“Art and science have their meeting point in method.” – Edward Bulwer-Lytton

“All the passion and all the reward lies on the other side of doing the work.” – Joshua Fields Millburn

“To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains.” – Mary Pettibone Poole


This is what the future of learning will look like
Sam Chaltain | Democracy. Learning. Voice.

Inspiring Girls to Stay in STEM and #MakeWhatsNext
Microsoft on the Issues

How are cells created?
Morgridge Institute for Research

Lux Narayan: What I learned from 2,000 obituaries
TED Talk |

This Company Delivers Healthy School Lunches & More To Low-Income Children & Families
Fast Company

Laura Indolfi: Good news in the fight against pancreatic cancer
TED Talk |


Celebrate creativity at CSU’s Art and Science Exhibition, through March 24
Through March 24

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

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

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

Submission Guidelines 2017: Journal of Cultural Management and Policy


Deadline: March 15

Upcoming Events Webinar: How and Why to Integrate STEM into Early Childhood Education
Joan Ganz Cooney Center
March 15

Upcoming Events Webinar: What’s Next for STEM Education? Boosting Teachers and Teaching
Joan Ganz Cooney Center
March 16

Astronaut Helps Launch Science and Math Education Competition for Teachers
Deadline: March 24

The question of culture in Europe’s refugee crisis
6th ENCATC Academy on Culture in External Relations
March 27 – 28

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

Second Annual National DIY Day Celebrates the Art of Creativity for All Ages
Yahoo! Finance
April 2

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

NEW Nominations Sought for National Medal of Technology and Innovation
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Deadline: April 7

First Ever Innovation Fair Planned in Livermore in April
The Independent: Community News
April 8

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

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

Kaplan Fund Invites Applications for 2017 Innovation Prize
RFP | Philanthropy News Digest
Deadline: April 28 (First-round applications)

National STEM Video Game Challenge Launches Sixth Competition
Joan Ganz Cooney Center
Deadline: May 1

NEW Nokia Bell Labs opens competition for ideas with power to disrupt future of human experience by 10 fold
Deadline: May 1

NEW The 2017 Innovation By Design Awards
Co.Design | Fast Company
Deadline: May 4

NEW Halcyon Arts Lab Program Application
Deadline: May 4

NEW Halcyon Incubator Program Application – Fall 2017 Cohort 7
Deadline: May 4

Fast Company
May 16 – 17

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

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
Deadline: June 23

2017 Wisconsin Science Festival
Wisconsin Science Festival
November 2 – 5

CreativeMornings | a monthly breakfast lecture series



Ignored Potential: A Collaborative Road Map for Increasing African-American Women in Engineering
National Society of Black Engineers

15 Female Mathematicians Whose Accomplishments Add Up
Mental Floss

The 8 Laws Of Creativity
Just Thinking – Medium

The Edison of Medicine
Harvard Business Review

Julian Assange Says WikiLeaks Will Give Tech Companies Info About CIA Exploits

Watch ‘High Resolution,’ a video series about design

Scientist Spotlight: Emilie Lorditch, Sloan Science Advisor
The Science and Entertainment Exchange

10 Canadian finalists named in Google’s $5M innovation challenge
CTV News

Welcome to 2030. I own nothing, have no privacy, and life has never been better
World Economic Forum

Why climate innovation needs women
Daily Planet

Why there’s a statue of a fearless girl facing Wall Street’s ‘Charging Bull’
LA Times

Wall Street crowds bullish on ‘Fearless Girl’ statue, CNN Money

Women in Banking The Fearless Girl; Lessons from B of A’s Smith, Bessant
American Banker

The 10 Most Innovative Companies In Social Media 2017
Fast Company

Before we spend on innovation, let’s make sure we’re getting value
The Globe and Mail

Ministers Bains and Hajdu announce Canada’s Global Skills Strategy
Newswire, CA

How Canada can be a global leader in blockchain technology
Globe and Mail

How automation will impact jobs: the optimistic version

Winter 2017 Index: Illinois University Startups Surge to Record Level
Innovation Index

Valuation Shell Game: Silicon Valley’s Dirty Secret
The New York Times

Challenges on the Road to Growth
Kauffman Entrepreneurs

Tech CEO Space Race Intensifies
MIT Technology Review

8 Drone-Related Security Dangers
Internet of Things Institute

Things in IoT You Need To Know This Week: March 6 to 10
Internet of Things Institute

What’s on tonight?
Seth’s Blog

Madrid School Encourages Creativity Through Architectural Design

Netflix Will Give Viewers Different Endings Based On Their Choices

Massive Statue of Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Found in City Slum
National Geographic

Innovation Strategy – 4 Ways to Celebrate Risk Taking
The Brainzooming Group

Kitsap Regional Library Leverages Youth Voices to Support Sustainable STEM Learning
Institute of Museum and Library Services

The Reason Comic Sans Is a Public Good
Science of Us

Why there’s a statue of a fearless girl facing Wall Street’s ‘Charging Bull’
LA Times

London Art Auctions May Herald a Market on the Upswing
The New York Times

Show-Score Raises $2 Million in New Financing for Review Aggregator

After an Online Uproar, SXSW Festival Promises to Amend Its Contracts
The New York Times

How the Rise of Local TV Programming in Europe Could Threaten U.S. Studio Deals
Hollywood Reporter

Our experiments taught us why people troll
The Conversation

Peter Moskowitz: How Gentrification Kills Cities
The Atlantic

Nominations Sought for National Medal of Technology and Innovation
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Deadline: April 7

Hey, Silicon Valley: Your culture sucks, so quit raving about it

How Anti-Science Forces Thrive On Facebook
BuzzFeed News

International Women’s Day? Thanks, but No Thanks
Immodest proposal | OZY

How Mind Maps Apply Brain Science to Creativity
Content Standard | Skyword

A Visual Guide to the Fake Fleets and Inflatable Armies of World War II
Atlas Obscura

This Program Uses Lean Startup Techniques to Turn Scientists into Entrepreneurs
Harvard Business Review

Want to innovate? Hire more women
American Banker

What Happened to Risk-Taking in Science?
Curious? | Psychology Today

Can Miami rise from being a service economy? There’s hope in the numbers
Miami Herald 

Why This Tech Company Hires People With No Experience

Fast Company

Inside the Rivalry: IBM vs Google
Innovation Excellence

Abductive Reasoning – A Driving Force of Creativity in Learning
The Creativity Post

How to Take Advantage of AI Innovations in 2017
Innovation Excellence

Life as a professional medical victim

13 Smart Questions for your Management Meetings
Innovation Excellence

Can a Simple Walk Improve Your Creative Thinking?
Creativity for You | Psychology Today

What Is the Effect of Music on the Listener?
The Consciousness Question | Psychology Today

Anil Dash Wants To Do More About Tech’s Diversity Problem Than Write Medium Posts
Fast Company | The Future Of Business

‘Innovation accelerator’ to support, mentor Calgary entrepreneurs
Yahoo! News

Ed Catmull: Inside the Braintrust
Stanford eCorner

What to Expect From Launch Tennessee in 2017
Launch Tennessee

Jose Maria Ayuso Dominguez: A Man of Many Names and Talents
Morgridge Institute for Research

Game theory could improve cyberwarfare strategy
Science Blog

New effort works to put more women on map

Killing a Program That Brings History to Life
The New York Times

Architectural Digest Undergoes Renovations for the Social Media Age
The New York Times

NALAC Awards $309,500 to 49 Artists and Organizations
National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures

Carson City Library: Closing The Books to Open New Kinds of Learning
Institute of Museum and Library Services

MITP on Nautilus: The Outer Limits of Reason

Palmyra’s ruins can rebuild our relationship with history
Aeon Ideas

Descartes Labs Opens China and the U.S. to Satellite-Imagery Visual Search
The Atlantic

OPINION An obituary: The National Endowment for the Arts, 52, of unnatural causes
The Hill

Medicine and literature: two treatments of the human condition
Aeon Essays

This Baffling Picture of Strawberries Actually Doesn’t Contain Any Red Pixels
Science of Us

CERN: Imagination lab
AMA | Art Media Agency

21 Silicon Valley Women Who Are More Qualified to Be on Your Board Than Mark Cuban

Do You Fear You Might Run Out Of Ideas?

Meet Sam Huynh, the millennial engineer who swapped working at SpaceX and Tesla for creating an exoskeleton for her disabled friend.

Apple, Samsung and Microsoft react to Wikileaks’ CIA dump
BBC News

Tech Innovation No Longer US’ Brainchild; Check Out World’s Top #10 Hubs
Entrepreneur India

Jack Mintz: The federal Liberals want more innovation? Fix our disastrous investment climate
Financial Post

Moore’s Law Is Dead. Now What?
MIT Technology Review

Creative City Project renames event, dreams big
Orlando Sentinel

Connections between brain hemispheres boosts creativity, study finds
The Duke Chronicle

Erik Wahl: What You Can Learn From This Graffiti Artist About Creativity

Overlooking the Obvious: Why Innovation Fails
Innovation Excellence

Pictures of Women by Women Celebrate a Shared Sisterhood
National Geographic

This Shazam-Like App Uses Image Recognition To Scan Paintings

Google uses AI to help diagnose breast cancer
CNN Money

Tesla’s Elon Musk tops U.S. survey of most innovative tech leaders, followed by Apple’s Tim Cook
Silicon Valley Business Journal

Leah Busque: Tell Everyone About Your Idea
Stanford eCorner

Brendan Boyle: How to Brainstorm Better
Stanford eCorner

Trump’s Industrial Rebirth Is a Dead End
Bloomberg View

Ford Engineer Women In Tech Experience Innovations
Refinery 29

Mozilla, National Science Foundation Team on Wireless Innovation Challenges
Broadcasting & Cable

When does the water get hot?
Seth’s Blog

Vancouver designer to celebrate Canadian creativity in new documentary
The Globe and Mail

USAToday: Gender Parity is a Business Issue, Not a Woman’s Issue
Gender Parity | Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association

Breaking gender stereotypes starts at home: Women in data explain

The New Science of Team Chemistry
Harvard Business Review

Auto and Energy Innovation Hearken 3rd Industrial Revolution?
Innovation Excellence

Nurture the Phoenix
Design on My Mind | Psychology Today

Can Learning Another Language Boost Your Empathy?
Fast Company

Introducing the New Yorker Poetry Bot
The New Yorker

The Shows Shaking Up Disability Representation on Television
Pacific Standard

U of California, Berkeley, to delete publicly available educational content
Inside Higher Ed

Dancers can deliver effective healthcare programmes, report finds
News | ArtsProfessional

IBM Will Unleash Commercial “Universal” Quantum Computers This Year
Scientific American

High-Tech Nation: How Technological Innovation Shapes America’s 435 Congressional Districts

2017 State of Entrepreneurship Address

The $99 Billion Idea: How Uber and Airbnb Won

Artificial Intelligence 3.0 – Third wave of AI

‘Artificial Intelligence’ Has Become Meaningless
The Atlantic

Frustrated By Political Red Tape, Chance The Rapper Donates $1MM To Chicago Schools

Mind the Creativity Gap
The Creativity Post

When America Was Most Innovative, and Why
Harvard Business Review

MIT scientists make brand new form of matter

Steelcase and Microsoft Unveil 5 Spaces to Boost Creativity

Canada is now home to some of the toughest anti-piracy rules in the world
The Globe and Mail

Technology And Art: New York Art Week Paves New Way
Tech News Inc

UMN opens new 10,000 square feet, state-of-the-art engineering labs
Minnesota Daily

Birmingham becoming the epicenter for technology, startups, and entrepreneurs

My Turn: Meet the innovators who put Alaska on the map
Juneau Empire

John Bertrand: Putting CBC at the heart of a creative Canada
Saskatoon – CBC News

Reconcile Your Right And Left Brain To Become A Better Entrepreneur

Can Design Really Drive Innovation?

The Roots of Men’s Disinterest in the Arts
Pacific Standard

Great Ideas Require a Willingness to Be Wrong
The Mission – Medium

Neuromorphic computing and chips will power the next wave of AI

Steve Jobs’s first reaction to the Genius Bar: ‘That’s so idiotic! It’ll never work!’

MIT finds an easy way to control robots with your brain

14 Innovative Startups That Prove We are Living in the Sci-fi Future
The Huffington Post

How to Overcome 3 Very Human Barriers to Creative Success

Books that inspired me to become the creative person I’m today

Can tilapia skin be used to bandage burns?
Stat News

Are You Solving the Right Problems?
Harvard Business Review

Activists Rush to Save Government Science Data — If They Can Find It
The New York Times

Cost reduce or value increase?
Seth’s Blog

This Is Your Brain on Poverty
Scientific American Blog Network

Implant lets paralyzed people type with their minds

Trump’s 2018 budget will squeeze civilian science agencies
Science | AAAS

Clay Christensen’s Surprising Take On Ikea, Google And Milkshakes

Why Innovation Requires Rules
fistful of talent

Reuters Ranks Most Innovative Research Institutions
Innovation Excellence

IMLS Supports Libraries Taking the Lead on Teen Tech
Institute of Museum and Library Services

Coding Program Provides Tech Skills to Rhode Island Teens
Institute of Museum and Library Services

Is Net Neutrality in Danger Again? (and other February stories)

Twitter’s timeline algorithm, and its effect on us, explained.

We Need More ‘Useless’ Knowledge
The Chronicle of Higher Education

If We Are Not Just Animals, What Are We?
The New York Times

Better Learning Through Recess
Play in Mind | Psychology Today

Teenager Is on Track to Plant a Trillion Trees
National Geographic

Ford begins testing 3D printing large car parts for cost-effective customization

Surf’s Up for Hawaii Startups?
Fast Forward | OZY

Actress Danica McKellar talks math, networking at UWM Women Leaders Conference: Slideshow
Milwaukee Business Journal

On the commercialization path: New research supports women in STEM
The Hill

Why won’t Trump talk about technology?

Scientists, entrepreneurs in Chicago area tackle ‘brain hacking’
Chicago Tribune

Kids take a ‘fly-through’ of a brain surgeon’s virtual reality
Daily Pilot | LA Times

Women in History (and Headlines): Lessons from 5 Modern Trailblazers

Women’s history month: Science and innovation
Blasting News

9 Books That Every Creative Person Needs To Read This Women’s History Month

NASA Releases Latest Software Catalog to Public

Meet The Millennials Leading Innovation At Chevrolet

Conversations with Coders: How Diversity and Collaboration Fuel Engineering Innovation

Bold, innovative, clear and strong: CBC plans to be at forefront of Canadian culture in the digital age
Manitoba – CBC News

Mark Zuckerberg’s man in the lab: ‘I want science to happen faster’
Science | The Guardian

Lithium-ion creator helped develop a better battery technology

Form, deliver, disband: The power of temporary innovation teams

Learning With Technology
The Principal of Change

An MIT professor explains why we are still a long ways off from solving one of the biggest problems with self-driving cars
Business Insider

Could AI Replace Student Testing?

Visual Communication Takes A Giant Leap Forward With Upload, Inc.

Chuck Jones on Creative Discipline
Gurney Journey Blog

How To Create A Culture Of Innovation Beyond The Sticky Note

Inspiration Comes from Anywhere

10 Successful Entrepreneurs Share What Inspires Them to Keep Going

My creative space
Life and style | The Guardian

Creativity is Not a Trait. It’s a Habit
The Mission – Medium

13 surefire ways to tap into your creativity
LA Times

Here’s One Thing Every Business Can Learn from the Technology Industry

High Tech Jackpot: How A High School Turned $15,000 Into $24 Million In Snap IPO

The 10 Most Innovative Companies In Music 2017
Fast Company

Ten Crazy Things to Do with Your Company This Month
Jeffrey Baumgartner | Creative Jeffrey

Tom Still: Technology helps drive ‘Holy Trinity’ of Wisconsin economy
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

2017 Design Resolution: Let’s Reclaim The Infographic 

Study: There Are Instructions for Teaching Critical Thinking
Big Think

Demographic Shifts: Shaping the Future of Car Ownership

LinkedIn for Musicians? MyMVision innovation
Innovation Excellence

Dismantle the Business Model
Innovation Excellence

Chasms, Criteria… and Innovation
Innovation Excellence

Managing Business Growth Through Innovation
Innovation Excellence

Creative Ideas – Are too many bold ideas killing your creativity?
The Brainzooming Group

Google Targets Cable With ‘YouTube TV’—40 Channels for $35

Gary, Indiana mayor: Can art save a city? Here’s our creative answer
Fox News

An Alabama Drive-In Bans ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Over Gay Character
The New York Times

We Need More ‘Useless’ Knowledge
The Chronicle of Higher Education

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