Articles of Interest April 7th, 2017

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“Intellectual property has the shelf life of a banana.” – Bill Gates

“The unconscious creates, the ego edits.” – Stanley Kunitz, poet

“To imagine is everything, to know is nothing at all.” – Anatole France

“Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams

“How far will chemistry and physics … help us understand the appeal of a painting?” – Hazel Swaine Rossotti

“Ideas pull the trigger, but instinct loads the gun.” – Don Marquis

12 Quotes From Google’s Larry Page on Drive, Success, Creativity and Hard Work
Association of Internet Research Specialists



A young inventor’s plan to recycle Styrofoam

TED Talks

4 Female Architects Who Shaped the World
Mental Floss

Creative Thinking with Michael Michalko

Blue Sky Science: Why is there gravity on Earth but not in space?
Wisconsin State Journal

 Videos and Articles to Build Your Business

Tim Brown: The evolution of design thinking
Circular Design Guide – YouTube



Inclusive Innovation Week returns to promote equality in Pittsburgh’s tech economy
Through April 7

Don’t Miss It! 45 Experts in Boosting Creative Thinking Skills – All FREE!
The Brainzooming Group
Through April 9

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

NEW Annual Thewlis Lecture addresses aging, creativity and neuroscience
URI Today
April 12

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

Expert Group Meeting on Evaluation Methodologies for European Projects
April 24

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)

Challenge – the Creative Tracks launch event
Deadline: April 28

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

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

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

 Call for contributions: /encatcSCHOLAR issue #8
Deadline: May 1

Halcyon Arts Lab Program Application
Deadline: May 4

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

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

Fast Company
May 16 – 17

Halcyon Awards
S+R Foundation
May 20

 NEW 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

 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

 European Congress on Cultural Management and Policy


Sept 27 – 29

Music Cities Convention
Sound Diplomacy
October 26 | Nashville, Tennessee

2017 Wisconsin Science Festival
Wisconsin Science Festival
November 2 – 5

CreativeMornings | a monthly breakfast lecture series




The Founder, Innovation On Film
Gregg Fraley Blogg

Where is the U.S. population growing? Here are the fastest-expanding — and shrinking— cities in America

Why Intel Insists Rumors Of The Demise Of Moore’s Law Are Greatly Exaggerated
Fast Company

Thinkering Studio: Supporting Self-Directed Learning

Museum showcases innovation failures

NAFTA patent ruling a big victory for Canadian innovation
The Globe and Mail

UD Offers First Certificate in Applied Creativity
University of Dayton, Ohio

MIT’s The Engine closes $150M fund, begins search for startups

When large tech companies abuse the system, it threatens current and future innovation
The Hill

Rockefeller president Richard P. Lifton releases statement on proposed federal budget cuts to science

Creativity, cognition and coloring
McKnight’s Long Term Care News

How Canadians made the world ‘smaller, kinder, safer, healthier, wealthier and happier’
National Post

PM Justin Trudeau using Quora, LinkedIn to sell Canada’s innovation agenda

Welcome to Silicon Delta: Shenzhen is a hothouse of innovation
The Economist

The Aviation Industry Moves to Silicon Valley

Are You Creative Or Are You An Artist? (You Might Be Neither)

Blue-Collar Revenge: The Rise Of AI Will Create A New Professional Class

5 Industries with the Most Innovative Companies
Innovation Management

The global forces inspiring a new narrative of progress
McKinsey and Company

Industrial Metamorphosis: What GE Sees Beyond the Looking Glass
Internet of Things Institute

IoT’s Next Generation: Where Artificial Intelligence & Analytics Meet
Internet of Things World News

How to Avoid Getting Fooled By Trends

Now is the perfect time for a healthcare moonshot
The Hill

A conversation with AI pioneer Yoshua Bengio
Next at Microsoft

Saul Kaplan’s Burning Platform
Innovation Excellence

Scientists Just Figured Out How To Make Saltwater Drinkable

Innovation Strategy – 40 Articles on Fostering an Innovative Workplace Culture
The Brainzooming Group

There’s Nowhere to Hide on the Internet
The New Yorker

The Future Agency
The Verge

Why Americans Are Leaving the City
The Atlantic

Who’s Guilty When It Comes to Crimes of Cultural Appropriation?
The Daily Beast

Habit 0
The Creativity Post

Opportunity triage
Seth’s Blog

A.I. Versus M.D.
The New Yorker

Testing takes up valuable school time, says Brian Cox

Alien World To Help Out Syria Since This One Refuses To
The Onion

Apple clash with Imagination Technologies shows desire to lead in future of AR, A.I.

Justin Trudeau: How Canada Is Preparing For Job Automation

Great Canadian Innovations: How the snowmobile opened much of Canada’s North
The Globe and Mail

Canada Is Prioritizing Artificial Intelligence Research For Good Reason

What These Midwestern Cities Say About Life After Manufacturing
Politics & Power | OZY

The Knowledge Society wants to teach Canada’s next generation of innovators

Top 10 Innovation Catalysts of 2017

More diversity needed in B.C.’s tech sector, says female executive
The Vancouver Sun

Teach Empathy With Literature

8th Graders Writing a Novel?

Boeing Forms New Innovation Cell; Invests in Tech Companies Upskill, Zunum Aero

The next-generation operating model for the digital world
McKinsey & Company

Trump has signed repeal of the FCC privacy rules. Here’s what happens next.
The Washington Post

How the Creative Class Group and FIU’s College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts will work to improve Miami’s urban future at Mana Wynwood
Knight Foundation

Theme Park Lets Kids And Adults Operate Construction Vehicles

Blockchain Could Help Artists Profit More from Their Creative Works
Harvard Business Review

The Myths Of Disruption: How Should You Really Respond To Emerging Technologies?

Who Will Own the Robots?
MIT Technology Review

A five-step formula for fostering a culture of innovation
The Globe and Mail

The Story of Technology
Innovation Excellence

Could Solving This One Problem Solve All the Others?

Where Non-Techies Can Get With the Programming
The New York Times

Solitude Is the School of Genius
The Imprinted Brain | Psychology Today

A Museum In Germany Is Asking Designers To Give Peace A New Sign
The Huffington Post

Feelings are a better way to discuss architecture than concepts
Aeon Ideas

Joffrey Ballet’s Archive Heads to the New York Public Library
The New York Times

Ikutaro Kakehashi, Engineer Behind Revolutionary Drum Machine, Dies at 87
The New York Times

Ideacide: The Perils of Self-Censoring (And How You Can Stop It)

23 things artificially intelligent computers can do better/faster/cheaper than you can
Seth’s Blog

Chris Hardwick to host science-themed ‘The Awesome Show’ on NBC
LA Times

Inside The $90 Million Initiative To Reverse Urban Inequality
Co.Design | Fast Company

An entirely screwed up way of viewing the world of innovation | Patents & Patent Law

H-1B Visa Overhaul Could Actually Benefit Big Tech Companies

The brain-bending science behind optical illusions
The Verge

Navigating with GPS is making our brains lazy
Popular Science

Brain drain? San Jose, San Francisco tech workers seek jobs elsewhere
Silicon Beat | The Mercury News

Neuroscientists find links between patience and imagination in the brain

China’s new economic zone to focus on technology, innovation: media

Only limit is imagination
Cornwall Standard Freeholder

Are science and technology different?
The Varsity | University of Toronto

Scientists Create Graphene-Based Sieve That Removes Salt From Seawater
International Business Times

One University’s Approach to Innovation: ‘You Have to Go Slow to Go Fast’
EdSurge News

Bye, Twitter. All the cool kids are migrating to Mastodon.

How Expert Problem-Solvers Tap Their Imaginations in New Ways

7 Steps For Escaping The Present To Invent The Future

How to Create an Innovation Road Map

4 Things Your Innovation Efforts Shouldn’t Focus On
Harvard Business Review

Doing This 1 Activity Could Make You More Creative Every Day for the Rest of the Year

Will This Startup Change How We Watch Sports?
The Huddle | OZY

5 Innovation Truths: as Told through Top Gun Movie Clips
Innovation Management

How technology is reshaping supply and demand for natural resources
McKinsey & Company

‘Charging Bull’ artist rails against ‘Fearless Girl’

Julie Andrews Teams Up With Henson Puppets In Netflix’s ‘Greenroom’

Crafter’s paradise: The business of creativity is worth $44 billion

Marvin Gaye’s Best Creativity Tips
Life Hacker

Higher Education’s Megagift Boom Hits New High, Survey Shows
The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Microsoft Is Launching Classes To Teach Kids About Game Development

The Industries of the Future Book

Amazon worth almost twice as much as Walmart
CNN Money

What Your Moonshot Can Learn from the Apollo Program
Harvard Business Review

5 Government Innovation Initiatives You Should Know About
Innovation Excellence

The Impact of Digital Technology on Textile Manufacturing
Association of Textile, Apparel and Materials Professionals

National Geographic Collects 128 Years Of Infographics In One Stunning Book

British-Iranian composer nearly banned from her debut opera on immigration
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

What Does ‘Cultural Appropriation’ Mean?
The Atlantic

2016 Was the Music Industry’s Most Profitable Year in a While, Thanks to Streaming. Will the Growth Continue?
The Atlantic

With the use of heuristics, anybody can think like a philosopher
Aeon Essays

Legislation passes to spur Georgia music industry with tax incentives
Arts ATL

Hollywood on edge as another writers’ strike looms large
Television & radio | The Guardian

One San Francisco Politician Is Exploring A Tax On Robots
Fast Company

How Google’s Code Next Lab Is Tackling Tech’s Diversity Problem
Fast Company

“Sci-fi” cancer therapy fights brain tumors, study finds
CBS News

A striking new vision of the human brain

Trump signs internet privacy repeal
The Hill

Verizon to Take ‘Oath’ as New Company to Run Yahoo, AOL
Business News | US News

Now That We Can Alter Our Genetic Code, Should We?

Five ways Ottawa can boost the country’s entrepreneurial confidence — without spending a lot of money
Financial Post

Inspiring Art and Corporate Innovation
SRQ Daily

Neuroplasticity As Seen by Neuroscience Pioneer Santiago Ramón Y Cajal 100 Years Ago
The Creativity Post

The urgent need for Silicon Valley to lead a smart and civil conversation on inequality
The Washington Post

3 ways to unleash your creativity
World Economic Forum

$75 million neuroscience center opens on Phalen Boulevard, St. Paul’s ‘medical corridor’

Find the Best Talent for Innovation
Smarter With Gartner

Rise of robotics will upend laws and lead to human job quotas, study says
Technology | The Guardian

Planet of the Cows
IEEE Spectrum

Innovation is Social
Innovation Excellence

What Drives Your Organization?
Innovation Excellence

How a Color-Blind Artist Became the World’s First Cyborg
National Geographic

The Physician-Artist Who Saved Paintings From the Taliban
Mental Floss

With This Publisher, Native American Superheroes Fly High

Watch a dance performance change in real time with facial projection mapping
The Verge

Shall we ruin everything? Let’s put it to an online vote: Menon
Toronto Star

You Should Work Less Hours—Darwin Did

Why More Tech Companies Are Hiring People Without Degrees
Fast Company

TheSkimm Founders On What It’s Like To Start A Business With Your BFF
Fast Company

Conference encourages girls to take STEM by storm
The Hour

Creators of wearable tech for visually impaired win ASU Innovation Open

US and China are top innovation hubs, followed by India and UK
The Next Silicon Valley

Imagination Technologies considers legal action after Apple ditches iPhone chip firm
Telegraph, UK

The Creative Class
Wilma | Wilmington, NC

OracleVoice: Why Demographic Trends Spell Trouble For China And Russia — And Prosperity For US

Dyson Is the Apple of Appliances (and Just as Secretive)
The New York Times

Tequila and Startups: Mexico’s Growing Tech Scene
The McGill International Review

How IoT is disrupting the technology world around us

Game Lets Kids Play Tug Of War Across The US-Mexico Border

No License Plates Here: Using Art to Transcend Prison Walls
The New York Times

Emotion At The Helm
The Creativity Post

How Neurotechnology Is Helping The San Francisco Giants Train Better

Control This Smart Toy Car With Just Your Gestures

How AI Is Like Electricity—and Why That Matters
Singularity Hub

Can Futurists Predict the Year of the Singularity?
Singularity Hub

Don’t Look for a Great Idea, Look for a Good Problem

What Happens When Cities Adopt Coworking

The Trichotomy: Dual Corporate Innovation and Transformation
Innovation Excellence

Getting the Right Talent for Innovation
Innovation Excellence

Buy-In – Getting the Yes, Fighting the No
Innovation Excellence

The Science Of Typography And Why It Affects How You Feel

There Is No Word In The English Language For This Gorgeous Color

Supporting the arts is an act of good citizenship
LA Times

‘Free speech’ is a blunt instrument. Let’s break it up
Aeon Ideas

Video Games Aren’t Addictive
The New York Times

The Brief History of Artificial Intelligence

IDB highlights creativity as engine for development


Science show tour brings the Power of Ideas to Saskatchewan

Warren Buffett and Bill Gates Both Say This is the Best Business Book in the World

The Creative Energy of Zaha’s Sketches

Arch Daily

The Chief Architect Of Austin’s Tech Revolution Is Betting On This New Population


Brockton art exhibit brings poets and brain injury survivors together

Brockton Wicked Local

Stephen Prescott, M.D.: This is what an innovation district looks like

News OK

Op-ed: Drive innovation with a national laboratory at Point of the Mountain

The Salt Lake Tribune

How Augusta, Georgia, Is Becoming A Model For Tech Innovation In Small Cities


Publicly-funded research key to improving biomedical innovation

Reins of Canada’s museums corporation changing hands

Ottawa Community News

Google Announces Winners Of Canada’s First-Ever $5 Million Impact Challenge

Beta kit

Ex-TD boss Ed Clark concerned about Canada’s competitiveness


Mexico City and Medellin recognised for women’s initiatives

Cities Today

Inclusive Innovation Week sets Pittsburgh apart among tech cities

The Pitt News

Women in tech are still an undervalued pipeline for innovation


Technology Executives: We’re In The Innovation Business Now


Public funding research key to advancing biomedical innovation

EurekAlert | AAAS

Dissecting Trump: A List of Every Vacant Science Position in This Administration

Paste Magazine

These States Are Pushing Back Against the Internet Privacy Rollback

Fast Company

Column: Cuts to Arts money could prove smart for true art

Chicago Tribune

 Ford of Canada Investing in Innovation in Ontario

More brain differences seen between girls, boys with ADHD

Science News

Elon Musk Isn’t the Only One Trying to Computerize Your Brain


I Need Diverse Games works to give minorities and women a louder voice in gaming

Blue Sky Originals | Chicago Tribune

1871 is building a new Internet of Things incubator

Blue Sky Originals | Chicago Tribune

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