Articles of Interest | September 15, 2017

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QUOTE(S) OF THE WEEK

“Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.” – Archimedes

“This very moment is a seed from which tomorrow’s flowers grow.” – Margaret Lindsey

“Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb but how well you bounce.” – Vivian Komori

“Creativity is a drug I cannot live without.” – Cecil B. DeMille

“I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones.” – John Cage


VIDEO(S) OF THE WEEK

Richard Dawkins: Why Science Must Embrace Imagination, Intuition, and Evidence
Big Think

15 Must Watch TED Talks on Creativity
Innovation Excellence

How does our brain think?
Blue Sky Science | Morgridge Institute for Research

How to Watch the Cassini Grand Finale Live Online
National Geographic

Also
Cassini Flies Toward a Fiery Death on Saturn
The New York Times

Meet Molly, the Kid Who Never Stops Inventing
GE Commercial, YouTube

Kate Robinson- Labelled hopeless
The DO Lectures


FEATURED EVENTS/OPPORTUNITIES

Science information found in comic books
The Washington Post
Through September 15

NEW SPARKcon creativity fest returns to downtown Raleigh for 4 days
WRAL
Through September 17

UBC exhibition showcases pathologist who merged neuroscience and visual splendour
The Globe and Mail
Through December 3

Creative Business Cup USA Finals
Creative Startups
September 15

NEW Rising Stars Symposium & Workshops
Alberta Council of Technologies
September 26

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

Halcyon Dialogue Robotics Showcase to Livestream
Halcyon
September 28

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

2017 innOVATION Grant Awards Program
The Ovation Foundation
Deadline: September 29

5th Annual Innovation Master Class
The Conference Board
October 3 – 4

Design Week Mexico announces programme and first participants for 2017
Dezeen
October 4 – 8

HUBweek 2017
HUBweek
October 10 – 15

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

Eleven Innovation Hubs From Across Canada Join SingularityU Canada Summit as Community Partners
Newswire.ca
October 11 – 12

Chicago Ideas Week
Chicago Ideas Week
October 16 – 22

Fast Company Innovation Festival
Fast Company
October 23 – 27

Music Cities Convention
Sound Diplomacy
October 26 | Nashville, Tennessee

Sneak peek: First look at the TEDWomen 2017 lineup
TED Blog
November 1 – 3

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 N
ovember 13 – 19

The Science of Science Communication III: Inspiring Novel Collaborations and Building Capacity
Arthur M. Sackler Colloquia of the National Academy of Sciences
November 16 – 17

2017 – 18 Event Calendar
Co-Create and Creative Industries Network
Various

CreativeMornings | a monthly breakfast lecture series
CreativeMornings
Various


ARTICLES OF INTEREST

Imagination is such an ancient ability it might precede language
Aeon Essays

A Commitment to Diversity is a Commitment to Innovation
Innovation Management

Also
Just having people who look different isn’t enough to create a diverse team
LinkedIn

Two senators, a piano and a harmonica: The key to bipartisan harmony?
Power Post | The Washington Post

Apple’s Move To Kill Cookies Raises Concern From Marketers
Digital – AdAge

Artificial Intelligence Could Replace Your Doctor
GOOD Health

A Dummies Guide for Innovation
Innovation Excellence

Urban, suburban thought leaders join KC’s Amazon HQ2 team
Kansas City Business Journal

Kiss Icon Gene Simmons Reveals Why Rock and Roll Is Dead
The Street

Washington Faces Outward with Opening of Global Innovation Exchange
Xconomy

Third-Generation Glassblower Blends Art And Science
Arizona Science and Innovation Desk

Science Shows How Creativity Can Reduce Stress
Entrepreneur

Texas Research & Technology Foundation announces new innovation center
San Antonio Express-News

#ElevateToronto Main Stage argues diversity will make Canada an innovation leader
BetaKit

Science Says: Dancing Reverses The Signs of Aging in Your Brain
Dance Music Northwest

The bilingual brain calculates differently depending on the language used
EurekAlert! Science News

Scientists Use a Party Gag to Explain NFL Brain Injury
Inverse

Science of Learning Institute supports six projects that aim to further our understanding of how humans learn
Hub | Johns Hopkins University

We Need To Put Creativity Back At The Heart Of Our Communities And Schools
HuffPost UK

BlackBerry Inventor Says Canada’s Challenge Is Keeping Techies
Bloomberg

The History of the Future of Learning Objects and Intelligent Machines
Hack Education

IBM’s simulated molecule could lead to drug and energy advances
Engadget

Art in a New World
Feature | Capital Acumen Online

MoviePass is struggling to keep up with all its new members
Engadget

Amazon innovation chief: ‘We are failing and will continue to fail’
Finance | Business Insider

MassChallenge targets 100 startups for new Texas accelerator
Boston Business Journal

Don’t Shun Conservative Professors
The New York Times

I’m Indian. Can I Write Black Characters?
The New York Times

Gene Editing: Disrupting Today’s Therapeutics Industry And Revolutionizing The Future of Medicine
PSFK

Artificial Intelligence And Big Data: Good For Innovation?
Innovation Excellence

“Faux Innovation” and Other Discontents
Innovation Excellence

Books. Internet. Life-Saving Shelter? Libraries, You’ve Done It Again.
GOOD Education

How ‘white people’ were invented by a playwright in 1613
Aeon Ideas

Kentucky’s governor says universities should think about cutting programs with poor job prospects
Inside Higher Ed

Cord Cutters to Top 22 Million in U.S. by End of 2017 (Study)
Variety

#TBT: Google Superstar Projects: Where are they now? (Post 2 of 3)
AMT Lab @ CMU

Increasing the ‘meaning quotient’ of work
McKinsey & Company

Lack of women still a huge glitch in Toronto’s tech market
680 NEWS

What Tesla’s Hurricane Irma Response Says About the Future of Innovation
Inc.com

Stanford and MIT lead THE arts and humanities ranking
Times Higher Education

Class teaches math and music with hands-on approach
Cornell Chronicle

Four new NSF Engineering Research Centers will advance US health, energy sustainability
NSF – National Science Foundation

At Cornell Tech, Art Engineered for the Imagination
The New York Times

Benchmarking Canada’s creativity: ICTC’s innovation scorecard
IT World Canada Blog

Hootsuite CEO says tax changes for small business could hamper innovation
Business – CBC News

New Science Building Designed to Encourage Collaborative Research
BU Today | Boston University

Communication in Science: Same Goals, Different Languages
BU Today | Boston University

NSF grant to support development of brain-machine interface to restore walking in people with paraplegia
News-Medical.net

Why Creativity Will Become More Important Than Competency
Inc.com

Capturing the next economy: Pittsburgh’s rise as a global innovation city
Brookings

Imitator To Innovator: How China Could Soon Be The World’s Tech Leader
Forbes

Why Venture Capital Misses The Big Ideas
Tech.co

We must not let regulation crush innovation
City A.M.

The ‘No’ in ‘Innovate’
Edutopia

Arts, Sciences And The STEM Gender Gap
HuffPost UK

The Neurological Link Between Motherhood and Creativity
The Atlantic

Why Slow Hunches Can Beat Fast Ideas
Heleo

Why Innovation Flounders in Established Companies
ThinkGrowth.org | Medium

Mastering Creativity: lessons from improv
Creative Review

The 12 Challenges of Creative Giants
Thrive Global | Medium

College textbooks are going the way of Netflix
Quartz

How To Be & Stay Creative for Career Success
JUST™ Creative

Machines are getting schooled on fairness
Science News

A Brave Bomb-Disposal Robot You Control in Virtual Reality
WIRED

Can Everyone Be Innovative?
Innovation Management

New York City is positioning itself as a life sciences
Building Design and Construction

What City Hall Can Do to Help or Hinder a Music Scene
CityLab

The Vampire Problem: A Brilliant Thought Experiment Illustrating the Paradox of Transformative Experience
Brain Pickings

Impossible, unlikely or difficult?
Seth’s Blog

The Origins of Gene Editing: Why Manipulating Genes is Nothing New
PSFK

A Zero-Waste Grocery Store Has Opened Up In Ottowa
PSFK

There’s Blood In The Water In Silicon Valley
BuzzFeed

An Amazingly Practical Approach to Practicing a Growth Mindset
Leadership Freak

Living Life with No Regrets
Innovation Excellence

Why Don’t We All Speak the Same Language? (Earth 2.0 Series)
Freakonomics

Writing Music Using Only Your Mind
Pacific Standard

Here’s What You Need to Know About the Mysterious Voynich Manuscript
Smart News | Smithsonian

Are Artists the New Interpreters of Scientific Innovation?
The New York Times

12 Essential Innovation Insights
MIT Sloan Management Review

2017 Distinguished Achievement Awards Shortlist
Thinkers 50

New Study Finds Student Creativity is at Risk at School
The Creativity Post

20 Tech Innovators to Watch in 2018
Inc.com

What tunes make your brain happy? An opera diva and a neuroscientist want to know
Deseret News

UN Women and Technology Leaders Launch Global Innovation Coalition for Change
Benzinga

UW’s Hyperloop team earns innovation award
The Badger Herald

Just What Is Innovation?
The River City News

HBCU RESEARCH Magazine Highlights Innovation and Cutting-Edge Scientific Discoveries at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Benzinga

Gates grant seeds Cornell Alliance for Science $10M campaign
Cornell Chronicle

Opinion: Art complements STEM education
Florida Today

Vilsan ’19: Robots or not?
The Brown Daily Herald

If dreamers are deported, ‘it will be America’s loss and Mexico’s gain,’ Mexican foreign minister says
Sacramento Bee

How Code for Canada is bringing innovation to government
NOW Magazine

Investing in Creativity: Government of Canada Supports a Bigger and Better Children’s Discovery
Newswire.ca

Daniel Jay named new dean of the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences
Tufts Now

How Airbus Is Positioning Itself To Become First In Modular Flight
Co.Design | Fast Company

What Does It Cost to Create a Cancer Drug? Less Than You’d Think
The New York Times

What the History of the iPhone Can Teach Entrepreneurs about Creating an Enduring Product
Small Business Trends

It’s Time to Change the Way Students Go to College. Here’s How.
HuffPost

Why superclusters may be doomed to failure
The Globe and Mail

Viking military leader was a woman
Bizwomen

GM Unveils The World’s First Mass-Producible Self-Driving Car
PSFK

TED: Phones and drones transforming healthcare
Phys.org

7 Change Styles for Product Managers & Innovators [Podcast]
Innovation Excellence

Exploding Three Myths and Stereotypes of Aging
The Art and Science of Aging Well | Psychology Today

These Four Young Leaders Were Frustrated With The Education System, So They Came Up With Their Own
GOOD Education

15 Surprising Benefits of Playing Video Games
Mental Floss

The ‘internet of things’ is sending us back to the Middle Ages
The Conversation

What Amazon’s HQ2 Wish List Signals About the Future of Cities
Harvard Business Review

Vote on More Than 40 Ideas for Improving the World
National Geographic

What Your Innovation Process Should Look Like
Harvard Business Review

Who Makes The Real Money In Innovation?
Forbes

Creativity is Messy
The Creativity Post

Lawsuit settled over rights to monkey’s selfie photo
SF Gate

Esperanza Spalding Takes To Facebook Live To Record New Album ‘Exposure’
Wisconsin Public Radio

AI Can Re-create Video Games Just by Watching Them
MIT Technology Review

Cellular machine assembly process yields new insight into disease, evolution
UWMadScience

This 10-Year-Old’s $2 Million Amazon Business Is Leaving Competitors In The Dust
Fast Company

9 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design, According To Ideo, Microsoft, Autodesk, MIT, And More
Co.Design | Fast Company

Here’s Why That Story About A Fake Male Cofounder Went Insanely Viral
Fast Company

27 new NSF INCLUDES awards aim to enhance U.S. science and engineering enterprise
NSF – National Science Foundation

Why science-fiction writers couldn’t imagine the internet.
Slate.com

Connecting campus, community and state through the humanities
DailyTarHeel.com

Artist with MS creates art from her own brain scans
BBC News

Brain Composer: ‘Thinking’ melodies onto a musical score
EurekAlert! Science News

What it takes to get funded in the Midwest
VentureBeat | Heartland Tech

Chicago’s $69.7 billion healthcare industry makes it a hub for innovation
MedCity News

‘Pay-it-forward’ culture is key to success of Silicon Valley innovation ecosystem
The Next Silicon Valley

How John Deere’s New AI Lab Is Designing Farm Equipment For A More Sustainable Future
Fast Company

7 Deadly Sins of Innovation cartoon
Marketoonist | Tom Fishburne

Finalists named for Spirit of Innovation awards
Times Free Press

Top 20 Innovation Articles of August 2017
Innovation Excellence

Why Being First is not Always an Advantage
Innovation Excellence

Scientists Invent a Robotic Arm That Can Feel
National Geographic

What Caused Hollywood’s Summer From Hell?
The Atlantic

Facing pressure from clients, Nielsen says it is changing how it measures television ratings
LA Times

The Music Industry Bands Together to Finally Get Paid Online
WIRED

A Generation of Architects Making Its Mark at Dizzying Speed
The New York Times

Canada’s Impossible Acknowledgment
The New Yorker

Could a Videogame Strengthen Your Aging Brain?
WIRED

Game Designer at 17: How SAY Sí Changed My Life
ARTS Blog | Americans for the Arts

The Courage to be Creative: My Interview with the Deep-Play Research Group
Yong Zhao, Education in the Age of Globalization

President Trump’s War on Science
The New York Times

The Most Important Design Of 2017
Co.Design | Fast Company

Hotel Buffets, a Culprit of Food Waste, Get Downsized
The New York Times

The ‘Why’ Behind Asking Why: The Science of Curiosity
Knowledge@Wharton

Sir Ken Robinson on how schools are stifling students’ creativity
The Globe and Mail

How Silicon Valley is erasing your individuality
The Washington Post

Op-Ed: Success isn’t just passing tests
Traverse City Record Eagle

Trudeau’s Liberals Need To Get Science Right, Right Now
Huffington Post Canada

Updated science standards promote inquiry and address climate change
Lincoln Journal Star

Undervalue creative arts in schools and everyone suffers
Times Higher Education (THE)

For Superpowers, Artificial Intelligence Fuels New Global Arms Race
WIRED

Innovation and disruption: walking the talk
HuffPost

How To Rebuild Post-Harvey Houston With An Entrepreneurship Ecosystem
Forbes

MIT And Harvard Rank Among Top Schools For Entrepreneurs
Bostonomix |WBUR

Want an Innovation Ecosystem? Copy This One Part of Silicon Valley Culture.
ThinkGrowth.org | Medium

The musclebound baby
Seth’s Blog

The Myth of the College Degree
HuffPost

Facts Don’t Change People’s Minds. Here’s What Does
Heleo

Here’s what we had to say about Voyager 1 when it launched 40 years ago
Popular Science

What Designing For The Homeless Can Teach Us About Designing For Anyone
Fast Company

Can Techie Parents Reinvent School For Everyone–Or Just Their Rich Kids?
Fast Company

Harvard beats Stanford, UC Berkeley on unicorns, female founders in annual PitchBook Data college startup rankings
BizWomen

Mattel teams with Microsoft for STEM initiative
BizWomen

Yale launches student innovation center
Yale Daily News

Our view: Innovation District takes major step forward
Opinion – GoErie.com

WSU center to bridge engineering-English ‘gap’
My Dayton Daily News

Inside MSU’s new research center in Grand Rapids
WoodTV

Low math scores? Change the channel!
Toronto Sun

Capital Builders: Thomas Ahearn and Warren Soper, the ‘Edisons of Canada’
Ottawa Citizen

CIX reveals its 2017 list of Canada’s top 20 most innovative tech companies
BetaKit

Brain surgery has been filmed in virtual reality for the first time
WIRED UK

The Brain Science Behind Changing the iPhone Pro Home Button
Inc.com

Bookstores Are Dead. Subscribe to an ‘Intellectual Gym’ Instead
Immodest proposal | OZY

Noted educator, scientist and entrepreneur Mark Cook dies at 61
UW-Madison News

China’s Electric Car Push Lures Global Auto Giants, Despite Risks
The New York Times

Toward cooperation
Seth’s Blog

Art is more then pretty pictures; it can help us heal
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Dear Amazon, We Picked Your New Headquarters for You
The New York Times

Once Upon a Pancake: Stories We Write Together
The Creativity Post

Design thinking origin story plus some of the people who made it all happen
Medium

29 Innovation Activities for Your Next Ideation
Innovation Excellence

Five Questions to Help Make a Tough Decision
Innovation Excellence

The Magic Question of Strategy
Innovation Excellence

4 Things Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know
Innovation Excellence

How Big is Your Comfort Zone?
Innovation Excellence

18 Major Reasons Why Businesses Fail [infographic]
Innovation Excellence

4 Innovation Mistakes That You Really Need To Avoid
Inc.com

Surreal Book and Lamp Installations by Rune Guneriussen Illuminate Norway’s Forests
Colossal

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Articles of Interest | September 8, 2017

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QUOTE(S) OF THE WEEK

“The visionary starts with a clean sheet of paper, and re-imagines the world.” – Malcolm Gladwell

“The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind.” – E. B. White

“A teacher affects eternity: he can never tell where his influence stops.” – Henry Brooks Adams

“Let us learn to dream, gentlemen, and then perhaps we shall learn the truth . . . but let us beware of publishing our dreams before they have been put to the proof by the waking understanding.” – August Kekulé

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be.” – Douglas Adams

“I just invent, then wait until man comes around to needing what I’ve invented.” – R. Buckminster Fuller

“You learn something every day if you pay attention.” – Ray LeBlond

“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.” – Ellen Parr

Feeling Stuck? Here Are 15 Quotes on Creativity from the World’s Most Inspirational Leaders.
Entrepreneur


VIDEO(S) OF THE WEEK

When will a human trip to Mars be possible?
Blue Sky Science | Morgridge Institute for Research

Halcyon Fast Forward with Marla Beck
Vimeo

This musician played the saxophone while doctors removed a tumour from his brain
ScienceAlert

Real-Life Scientist & Big Bang Theory Star Mayim Bialik Teams Up with YouTube Kids to Promote Science
People

Hear the Guy Behind Google’s AI Music and Art Project Explain How Deep Learning Is Reshaping Sounds and Images
MIT Technology Review

31 Genius Facts About Jim Henson
Mental Floss

There’s Hope for the Planet: The ‘Greatest Era of Exploration Is Just Beginning’
Singularity Hub


FEATURED EVENTS/OPPORTUNITIES

Science information found in comic books
The Washington Post
Through September 15

NEW UBC exhibition showcases pathologist who merged neuroscience and visual splendour
The Globe and Mail
Through December 3

Speakers announced for RISE conference
Textile Evolution
September 12 – 14

NEW Argonne Teams to Compete in ‘Shark Tank’ for Scientists
Chicago Tonight | WTTW
September 14

NEW Creative Business Cup USA Finals
Creative Startups
September 15

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

Halcyon Dialogue Robotics Showcase to Livestream
Halcyon
September 28 

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

2017 innOVATION Grant Awards Program
The Ovation Foundation
Deadline: September 29 

5th Annual Innovation Master Class
The Conference Board
October 3 – 4 

NEW Design Week Mexico announces programme and first participants for 2017
Dezeen
October 4 – 8 

HUBweek 2017
HUBweek
October 10 – 15 

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

Eleven Innovation Hubs From Across Canada Join SingularityU Canada Summit as Community Partners
Newswire.ca
October 11 – 12 

NEW Chicago Ideas Week
Chicago Ideas Week
October 16 – 22  

Fast Company Innovation Festival
Fast Company
October 23 – 27 

Music Cities Convention
Sound Diplomacy
October 26 | Nashville, Tennessee 

Sneak peek: First look at the TEDWomen 2017 lineup
TED Blog
November 1 – 3 

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 N
ovember 13 – 19 

The Science of Science Communication III: Inspiring Novel Collaborations and Building Capacity
Arthur M. Sackler Colloquia of the National Academy of Sciences
November 16 – 17 

2017 – 18 Event Calendar
Co-Create and Creative Industries Network
Various 

CreativeMornings | a monthly breakfast lecture series
CreativeMornings
Various  


ARTICLES OF INTEREST

Watch Daredevils Fly Into a Hurricane for Science
National Geographic

Fatal attraction: Why Copying Each Other Won’t Improve Education?
Yong Zhao, Education in the Age of Globalization

More Or Less Technology In The Classroom? We’re Asking The Wrong Question
Fast Company

IBM is installing a Watson AI lab at MIT
Engadget

District Launches Annual Creativity Initiatives
The Hoya, Georgetown University

What makes a creative city?
Art and design | The Guardian

The Seven Secrets of a Beautiful Mind
USC Viterbi | School of Engineering

Ex-DuPont scientists’ nonprofit CRO to open shop at Delaware science incubator F
ierce Biotech

Famous architect gives lecture on innovation
The Daily Texan, University of Texas at Austin

Q&A: What makes math hard?
Ottawa Citizen

Ai Weiwei: ‘Nationality And Borders Are Barriers To Our Intelligence And Imagination’
HuffPost

How science found a way to help coma patients communicate
News | The Guardian

Will AI Enable the Third Stage of Life on Earth?
Scientific American Blog Network

China’s digital economy: A leading global force
McKinsey & Company

How can creative industries benefit from blockchain?
McKinsey & Company

Research: The readability of scientific texts is decreasing over time
eLife

Global Catalysts: The World’s Most Innovative Cities – Past, Present and Future
Innovation Management

A study of 36,000 students just backed Bill Gates’ favorite style of education
Tech Insider

The college lecture is dying. Good riddance.
Quartz

How can cities make space for culture?
World Cities Culture Forum

Zika: A Potential Treatment for Brain Cancer?
D-Brief, Discover Magazine

The Future of Design, Part II
99U

How We Bridge the Real and the Ideal: Frederick Douglass on Art as a Tool of Constructive Self-Criticism and a Force of Cultural Progress
Brain Pickings

Innovation As Problem-solving
The Creativity Post

TEDWomen update: One year on, an extraordinary story of understanding and forgiveness
TED Blog

Creativity and Innovation Are Not Unattainable, They’re Learnable. Here’s How
HuffPost

18 Major Reasons Why Businesses Fail [infographic]
Innovation Excellence

How Big is Your Comfort Zone?
Innovation Excellence

For Greater Creativity, Go for Baroque
Pacific Standard

The Rise And Fall Of Tower Records
Flashback

Nuclear War, Climate Change, And Trump Named As World’s Biggest Threats By Nobel Laureates
IFLScience

The end of a world of nation-states may be upon us
Aeon Essays

Microsoft vows to protect its Dreamers in court
CNN Money

THE SCOOP | Ontario Government Injects $50M In Extra Funding For Ontario Arts Council
Musical Toronto

Lego Looks Wobbly After Building Itself High
Business News | US News

What If Your Future Car Was Hooked Up to Your Brain?
Big Think

The Fake-News Fallacy
The New Yorker

Trained Musicians Make Better Decisions
Pacific Standard

Unplug, Get Bored, Create
Brainstorm | Psychology Today

What’s Your Innovation Definition?
Innovation Excellence

Detroit Hires America’s First Official ‘Chief Storyteller’
PSFK

How Are You Creative?
The Creativity Post

Remembering Dr. James Catterall
Education Commission of the States

Conservatives in Tech Say They’re More Isolated Than Ever
Digital – AdAge

Everything You Know About Genius May Be Wrong
Heleo

What Books Could Be Used to Rebuild Civilization?: Lists by Brian Eno, Stewart Brand, Kevin Kelly & Other Forward-Thinking Minds
Open Culture

Want to Help Shape the Future?
Slate.com

Science Says Travel Makes You Smarter
Forbes

Guest Column: New push in education is picking up STEAM
The Delaware County Daily Times

Make Way for the Creative Class
Study Breaks

Most teachers believe that kids have different ‘learning styles.’ Here’s why they are wrong.
The Washington Post

What makes a creative city?
Art and design | The Guardian

Was the big paper about the successful editing of human embryo genes wrong?
The Washington Post

The Internet Is Killing Creativity – And Analog Is About to Make a Comeback
Inc.com

Forget about work and keep a dream diary: how to think creatively
Guardian Small Business Network | The Guardian

Hearables: The game to own your ears is on
Android Authority

When You Need Ideas…
Creative Jeffrey

Cancer’s Invasion Equation
The New Yorker

Historical art or racist propaganda? How should Hollywood handle problematic classics like ‘Gone With the Wind’?
LA Times

Categorizing the Pathways of Urban Change in America
CityLab

Everybody is a marketer
Seth’s Blog

Nike’s New Shoes Come With Stencils So Wearers Can Customize Them However They Want P
SFK

Growing Nebraska through workforce innovation
Fremont Tribune

You Lack Allocation and Purpose, Not Time to Innovate
Innovation Excellence

How Technology Drives The Next Economy
Innovation Excellence

This Texas Museum Was Devastated by Ike. Here’s How It Prepared For Harvey
Smart News | Smithsonian

As Harvey Dissipates, Texas Architectural Community Takes Stock of Storm’s Impact on Cultural Projects
Architectural Record

Why A.I.s Can Compose Music But Not a Comedy Routine
Nautilus

Imagination is a powerful tool: why is philosophy afraid of it?
Aeon Ideas

Technology will not save the world — we will
Financial Times

Feeling Threatened by Creativity? Here’s the Antidote
ARTS Blog | Americans for the Arts

This chart spells out in black and white just how many jobs will be lost to robots
MarketWatch

Why are humans so curious?
Public Radio International

Compulsory Education is an oxymoron (back-to-school rant)
Seth’s Blog

We Have Always Done It This Way…
Creative Jeffrey

Building a whale is really an exercise in total teamwork
UToday | University of Calgary

How a polymath transformed our understanding of information
Aeon Essays

‘We Can’t Lose Them’: Supporting Houston’s Tech Ecosystem Post-Harvey
Xconomy

Houston’s Jazz Envoys Describe A Vibrant Scene Deluged, And Worry For Its Future
NPR

Scanning The Future, Radiologists See Their Jobs At Risk
All Tech Considered | NPR

What makes popular science books so popular?
Times Literary Supplement

Do I Dare to Read a Poem?
Real Men Don’t Write Blogs | Psychology Today

You Lack Allocation and Purpose, Not Time to Innovate
Innovation Excellence

The Four Modes of Thinking and How They Impact Performance
Innovation Excellence

Overcoming Innovation’s Roadblocks: Overlooked Assets
Innovation Excellence

4 Myths About Innovation You Need To Avoid
Innovation Excellence

Rise of the Innovation Lab: GE FirstBuild Success [podcast]
Innovation Excellence

First “Alliance for the Development of Artificial Intelligence and Block Chain Technologies” will be Established in China for the Development of Integration of the two Technologies
Business News – AsiaOne

DARPA Is Spending $65 Million to Meld Mind and Machine
Discover Magazine

Tech’s ‘give back’ moment
TechCrunch

Top 10 Podcasts for Corporate Innovators and Intrapreneurs
Collective Campus

Infographic: How the World’s Smartest Cities are Being Built
Visual Capitalist

To Measure Success in America’s Schools, Count the Flamingos
Sam Chaltain, Democracy. Learning. Voice

Q&A: Erika Marin-Spiotta is working to develop strategies to fight sexual harassment in science
The Capital Times

How to Regulate Artificial Intelligence
The New York Times

An Amazon Drone Has Delivered Its First Products to a Paying Customer
Intelligent Machines | MIT Technology Review

How Creativity Can Help You Be Healthier
Brit + Co

The Philadelphia Science Center Creates Success By Fusing Innovation, Art And Community
Forbes

IBM is Modeling New AI After the Human Brain
Futurism

Reimagining Neuroscience’s Finest Works of Art
The Scientist Magazine®

Big data will be focus of new UW research institute
The Capital Times

Google Is Imagining the Next Level of Artificial Intelligence
The Motley Fool

New technology could revolutionise smartphone use
Phys.org

Is Disruption Good for the Economy?
Big Think

Quest prof wins prestigious national math award S
quamish Chief

Canada as a patent outlier
Canadian Lawyer Mag

7 Keys to Creativity: Unlock Your Genius
Black Enterprise

Top 10 U.S. Biopharma Clusters
The Lists | GEN

For Florida’s billion-dollar bet on biotech, another disappointing return
Palm Beach Post

Older women are the new face of entrepreneurship
SmartCompany

Say hello to the magnetic, Silly Putty-style slime of the future
Mashable

These Are the Top Six Books That Will Make You More Creative
Time.com

Yamaha’s smart pianos work with Alexa and teach you how to play
Engadget

Multiple Intelligence Make Creative Kids
Assimilable

Most Companies Talk Creativity; Few Walk It. Art Can Help
Bloomberg

KPIs and Employee Incentives to Encourage Corporate Innovation
Collective Campus

How Schools Can Stop Killing Creativity
The Walrus

AI is going to replace retail workers sooner than you think
The Next Web

The value of bad ideas, according to a scientist
Quartz

Doodling Isn’t Just Something You Do When You’re Bored–Science Says It Helps You Brainstorm
Inc.com

Alphabet, which used to be Google, has created XXVI — a new holding company for all the ‘other bets’
Business Insider

The SPARC Knowledge Engine: 6000+ Insights About Research, the Arts, and the Future of Higher Education
a2ru Research Newsletter: 2nd Edition

Erase Your Brain
Hunter-IQ

This guitar player helps other musicians hunting for gear on Reverb
Inside Job: Blue Sky Originals | Chicago Tribune

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The opportunities that emerge to transform our nation are largely dependent upon the degree to which we are connected to each other. Our connection will become a catalyst:

  • to enhance the flow of relevant information,
  • and to improve the ease with which key nodes of creativity, be they in the domains of Education, Commerce, Culture or across disciplines, can gain access to the best thinking, best questions, and most successful practices as well as other resources their ventures may require.

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QUOTE(S) OF THE WEEK

“Whenever you leave behind failure you’re doing good. If you think everything you’ve done is great, you’re probably dumb.” – Louis C.K.

“If more women are in leadership roles, we’ll stop assuming they shouldn’t be.” – Sheryl Sandberg

“To see things in the seed, that is genius.” – Lao Tzu

 

VIDEO(S) OF THE WEEK

Bending the Rules of Geometry Video – NYTimes.com

Cathy O’Neil: The era of blind faith in big data must end TED Talk | TED.com

 

FEATURED EVENTS/OPPORTUNITIES

Science information found in comic books
The Washington Post
Through September 15

Speakers announced for RISE conference
Textile Evolution
September 12 – 14 

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

Halcyon Dialogue Robotics Showcase to Livestream
Halcyon
September 28 
 

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

2017 innOVATION Grant Awards Program
The Ovation Foundation
Deadline: September 29 

5th Annual Innovation Master Class
The Conference Board
October 3 – 4   

NEW Design Week Mexico announces programme and first participants for 2017
Dezeen
October 4 – 8 

HUBweek 2017
HUBweek
October 10 – 15 
 

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

Eleven Innovation Hubs From Across Canada Join SingularityU Canada Summit as Community Partners
Newswire.ca
October 11 – 12 

NEW Chicago Ideas Week
Chicago Ideas Week
October 16 – 22  

Fast Company Innovation Festival
Fast Company
October 23 – 27 
 

Music Cities Convention
Sound Diplomacy
October 26 | Nashville, Tennessee 

Sneak peek: First look at the TEDWomen 2017 lineup
TED Blog
November 1 – 3 

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  

The Science of Science Communication III: Inspiring Novel Collaborations and Building Capacity
Arthur M. Sackler Colloquia of the National Academy of Sciences
November 16 – 17 

2017 – 18 Event Calendar
Co-Create and Creative Industries Network
Various 

CreativeMornings | a monthly breakfast lecture series
CreativeMornings
Various


ARTICLES OF INTEREST

Pictures Reveal Hurricane Harvey’s Catastrophic Destruction
National Geographic

Also
Hurricane Harvey: How to help victims of the Texas storm
Houston Chronicle

Why Hurricane Harvey May Be Deadlier Than Other Storms
National Geographic

Lessons In Design Research From An Unlikely Source: Poetry
Co.Design | Fast Company

From Tweak, to Twist, to Breakthrough Idea – The Little Creative Secret That Moves the World
The Creativity Post

Are we going from “Artificial Intelligence” to “Augmented Intelligence?”
ReadWrite

Exploring frameworks and methods you need as an Innovator
Innovation Excellence

Building a Small Business with Your Creativity? 24 Places to Sell Art Online
Small Business Trends

STEM Programs Get Well-Deserved Boost
American Council on Science and Health

“Have Fun With Failure”: Advice from the Author of The Happiness Project
Heleo

Startup Canada announces 2017 Ontario Regional Award winners
IT World Canada Blog

The Brilliant Business Of Art: How CAP UCLA’s Kristy Edmunds Corrals The Power Of Creativity
Forbes

How co-working space and incubators differ
Tribune-Star

CBS to Buy Australian Network as Test Ground for Streaming
Digital – AdAge

The Guardian Sets Up a Nonprofit to Support Its Journalism
The New York Times

Rachel Carson on the Loneliness of Creative Work and Her Advice on Writing
Brain Pickings

“I got it!”
Seth’s Blog

5 IoT trends that will define 2018
Network World

How Machine Learning Enhances The Value Of Industrial Internet of Things
Forbes

Reflections on life in the sharing economy | Episode 5
Innovation Excellence

The Strange Story of Seattle’s Suddenly Controversial Lenin Statue
VICE

Meet 12 Badass Scientists…Who Also Happen to be Women
TED Fellows | Medium

Have Designers Lost Control Of Design?
Co.Design | Fast Company

Making Your Best Ideas Better
The Architecture of Inspired Lives | Psychology Today

How Innovation Will Affect Aging and the Elderly
Innovation Excellence

Identifying the question
GapingVoid.com

The Top 7 Cities Competing With Silicon Valley for Tech Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneur

8 Ways The Maker Movement Turns Ideas Into Businesses
Startup Professionals Musings

Game-Changing Diversity Lessons from Women in Tech
Inc.com

These four key areas of Trump’s tech policy are top of mind for Silicon Valley CEOs
Recode

US must not get lapped in innovation race with China
The Hill

Corporate Values And Mission Statements Are Stifling Innovation
Forbes

Insight into brain’s complexity revealed thanks to new applications of mathematics
Medical Xpress

Any Ideas? Then It’s Time to Get Creative
Small Business Trends

Jeff Shriner: The creative process of mathematics
Boulder Daily Camera

6 Soft Skills Technical Employees Need To Thrive
Forbes

Jaguar’s design director on creativity and turning a childhood passion into a lifelong career
London Evening Standard

Your Brain’s Connections Exist in Eight Dimensions
Popular Mechanics

Right brain/left brain, right?
Harvard Health Blog

Dancing can reverse the signs of aging in the brain
ScienceDaily

Radiologist captures imagination in medical art
The Times-Tribune

Column | A Lost Art: Funding Creativity
Kingman Daily Miner | Kingman, AZ

Talk aims to boost art-driven economy
Adirondack Daily Enterprise

The Glass Universe: How Harvard’s Unsung Women Astronomers Revolutionized Our Understanding of the Cosmos Decades Before Women Could Vote
Brain Pickings

The toxic antidote to goodwill
Seth’s Blog

Podcast #21 Jeff de Graff – Why you need conflict to succeed at innovation
Idea to Value

Why Your Arts Degree Wasn’t a Waste of Time
Medium

The Paradox of Originality in Art
ART + marketing

Permission to suck
The Writing Cooperative

Why Pro-Net Neutrality is not Anti-Free Market
Hacker Noon

Disney, I’ll Take Your Princess and Raise You an Engineer
LinkedIn

From Design Thinking to Creative Confidence
IDEO U

To those new to design
Medium

The Brave New Technologies Trying To Bring Internet Everywhere
BuzzFeed

What It Takes to Train The Next Generation of Innovators
Inc.com

4 myths are blocking real, needed VR standards
VentureBeat | AR/VR

The Untold Story Behind the Quest to Train 100,000 STEM Teachers
Inc.com

Mexico creates new federal police division to protect cultural heritage
News | DW

A Digital Platform Advocating the Importance of Creative Research
Core77

To be creative learn these seven stages of creativity
Quartz

AI That Understands Design Can Now Critique Your Logo For Free
DesignTAXI.com

How 3D printing Startups are Helping 2D Giants Innovate
The Next Web

This 10-Minute Routine Will Boost Clarity and Creativity
Inc.com

How The Closing Of Local Papers Is Leading To ‘News Deserts’
PSFK

How to Make Impact Investments in the Arts
Barron’s

4 Things You Need To Build An Innovative Culture
Innovation Excellence

Bill Nye Files $37 Million Suit Against Disney Over Royalties
The New York Times

Amazon Has Developed an AI Fashion Designer
MIT Technology Review

Constraints and Creativity
Hacker Noon | Medium

Netflix’s Most Underrated Power? Anticipation
WIRED

Blood, bookworms, bosoms and bottoms: the secret life of libraries
Books | The Guardian

MoviePass Drops Its Price, Pleasing Customers but Angering AMC
The New York Times

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This email is a free service of the National Creativity Network (NCN). The articles are from a variety of sources and, therefore, do not necessarily reflect the views of the NCN.  Despite our best efforts, links may fail without warning since each news source posts and archives its articles differently. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Have you found an article you’d like to share?  Email the link to george.tzougros@wisconsin.gov.

#   #   #

The National Creativity Network believes that by fostering creativity in our society as a whole, and specifically with future generations, America can remain a leader in innovation and free enterprise. The very future of our communities and institutions depends on our ability to nurture and harness imagination to creatively solve problems. If creativity is to be nurtured, systems, institutions and networks must be transformed.

The opportunities that emerge to transform our nation are largely dependent upon the degree to which we are connected to each other. Our connection will become a catalyst:

  • to enhance the flow of relevant information,
  • and to improve the ease with which key nodes of creativity, be they in the domains of Education, Commerce, Culture or across disciplines, can gain access to the best thinking, best questions, and most successful practices as well as other resources their ventures may require.

Our strategy is to engage thought leaders across North America to create a powerful network for transformation.

Join Us!

For more information, please go to our web site or

National Creativity Network
133 West Main Street, STE 100
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma  73102
http://nationalcreativitynetwork.org

Visit our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter.