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Articles of Interest April 17, 2015

April 20, 2015 in Blog Post | Comments (0)

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QUOTE(S) OF THE WEEK

 

“The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around.” – Thomas A. Edison

 

“We only have one future, and it will be made of our dreams, if we have the courage to challenge convention.” – Soichiro Honda

 

“Talent does what it can; genius does what it must.” – Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

 

“We have been taught to believe that negative equals realistic and positive equals unrealistic.” – Susan Jeffers

 

“Every human has four endowments – self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate freedom…The power to choose, to respond, to change.” – Stephen Covey

 

“The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul.” – Dieter F. Uchtdorf

 

 

VIDEO(S) OF THE WEEK

 

University professor does something amazing to teach lesson about brain science
q13fox.com

 

The creative act of listening to a talking frog | Kermit The Frog
TEDxJackson

 

Eduardo Sáenz de Cabezón: Math is forever
Talk Video | TED.com

 

Einstein’s genius, gone minimalist
TED Blog

 

 

FEATURED EVENT

 

Design Your Own Drone, Robot or Machine for Good Competition
Innovation Excellence
April 23 – 24

 

The Instigator Experience – Not Your Typical Business Conference
The Creativity Post
April 23 – 25

 

Google Science Fair 2015
Google
May 19

 

Museum of Science Presents World Premiere of The Science Behind Pixar
Business Wire
Opens June 28

 

CreativeMornings | a monthly breakfast lecture series
CreativeMornings

Various

 

 

ARTICLES OF INTEREST

 

Azar Nafisi on Why the Arts and Humanities Are Critical to the American Vision
At the Smithsonian | Smithsonian

 

What if you stopped?
Seth’s Blog

 

Photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson Captures the Joy of Young Afghan Skateboarders
Colossal

 

Jackpots for Local TV Stations in F.C.C. Auction of Airwaves
The New York Times

 

Why scientists are making brain cells from skin
Futurity

 

It’s Healthy to Let Your Mind Wander
Science of Us | New York Magazine

 

10 Techniques From Professional Artists For Breaking Through Creative Blocks
Fast Company

 

Don’t Get Netflixed!
BIF Speak | Medium

 

The 10 Countries With The Highest “National Well-Being”
Co.Exist | Fast Company

 

Thomas L. Friedman commentary: China pushes for innovation while cracking down
The Columbus Dispatch

 

Faced with Faltering Economy, Mexican Government Slashes Arts Funding
HyperAllergic

 

Cirque du Soleil to be sold to American, Chinese private equity firms
CBC News

 

Short Stories for E-Readers, 99 Cents Each
The New York Times

 

15 of the Best Pages from the Google Cultural Institute
Mental Floss

 

Read an Early Excerpt from When to Rob a Bank
Freakonomics Blog

 

Jeff Fromm and Leah Swartz: Secrets to Increasing Millennial Engagement
PSFK

 

3 Things That Can Stall Innovation (And How To Overcome Them)
The Creativity Post

 

How to Make the ‘Fuzzy Front End’ Less Fuzzy
Innovation Excellence

 

Five industries impacted by technological innovation
Press Release Rocket

 

Brightening the black box of R&D
McKinsey & Company

 

FITC Toronto Highlights The Creativity That Fuels Tech Innovation
Techvibes.com

 

Here’s how we can reinvent the classroom for the digital age
The Washington Post

 

How to get (and keep) girls jazzed about programming
Gigaom

 

Zapping the Brain With Electricity Boosts People’s Creativity
Blog | Discover Magazine

 

NSF announces Community College Innovation Challenge winners
US National Science Foundation (NSF)

 

Trustees approve engineering program
Indiana Daily Student

 

Google Joins Its U.S. Peers Under Europe’s Scrutiny
The New York Times

 

Also
Europe Challenges Google, Seeing Violations of Its Antitrust Law
The New York Times

 

Patent office director visits for discussion about innovation and opportunity
UW-Madison News

 

Flash Fiction Contest: Deadline 4/26
SciArt in America
Deadline: April 26

 

Why Schools Should Teach Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneur

 

Want to Be More Creative? Get Out the Electrodes
Pacific Standard

 

Former Kennedy Center director Michael Kaiser tackles the future of arts in U.S.
Miami Herald

 

As ISIS smashes history, curators battle to save threatened antiquities
CBC

 

Can Design Innovation Change How We View the World?
Innovation Excellence

 

Applying the 3H Perspective
Innovation Excellence

 

An Interview with Futurist Gerd Leonhard
Frank Diana’s Blog

 

Engaging Contrarians: Tricksters and Blue Man Group
The Creativity Post

 

This Year’s Fight for the Tech Industry: Patent Trolls
Top Tech News

 

A Tibetan Monk Walks Into a Bar … the Future of Creativity
The Epoch Times

 

7 Ways Great Leaders Climb “Out of the Box”
Artificial Maturity | Psychology Today

 

A City and an Art Center Design the Future: Reflections on the Market Street Prototyping Festival
Museum 2.0

 

The Valley And The Upstarts: The Cities Creating The Most Tech Jobs
New Geography

 

Have Girl-Powered Ads Empowered Female Directors?
AdAge.com

 

Starving for Wisdom
The New York Times

 

J.K. Rowling Is Releasing a New Book—But Is It Worth Reading?
E! Online

 

Study: Civic engagement may stave off brain atrophy, improve memory
EurekAlert! Science News

 

Minnesota sites are on the agenda for international tour of Midwest innovation centers
MinnPost

 

Turn Songs into 3D-Printed Sculptures You Can ‘Listen To’ with Reify
Colossal

 

Why Creativity Matters: Engaging Artists in the Post 2015 Development Agenda
The Huffington Post

 

Commentary | ‘Innovation Act’ Will Squelch Innovation
Roll Call

 

The US just got a record number of applications for tech visas
Business Insider | Reuters

 

Congress may target patent trolls who prey on tech industry innovation
PBS NewsHour

 

The World’s Most Tech-Ready Countries 2015
INSEAD Knowledge

 

Managing Innovation Starts with Measuring Engagement
Innovation Excellence

 

Transcendent Computing Emerges
Innovation Excellence

 

The Importance of Seeing the World in Shades of Grey
INSEAD Knowledge

 

The Billion-Dollar Race to Reinvent the Computer Chip
Scientific American

 

The Next Big Thing In Design? Less Choice
Co.Design | Fast Company

 

The Messy Business Of Reinventing Happiness
Fast Company

 

Canada not investing enough in innovation, research and development, says former Cabinet minister
The Hill Times Online

 

Films That Nourish the Educator’s Spirit
Edutopia

 

General Electric Planning Television Series Covering Science and Tech
The New York Times

 

A Question From a Fifth-Grade Math Test Is Completely Stumping the Internet. Can You Figure Out the Answer?
TheBlaze.com

 

IU to lead first-ever investigation into influence of subtle cues on women’s success in STEM
IUB Newsroom | Indiana University

 

Much of Canada’s Most Important Innovation and Research Occurs Along a Single Train Corridor
Techvibes.com

 

Creative Courage for Young Hearts: 14 Emboldening Picture Books Celebrating the Lives of Great Artists, Writers, and Scientists
Brain Pickings

 

For UW-Waukesha professor, teaching math is an art form
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

 

Innovation Isn’t Making World Equal
The New York Times

 

4 Double Standards VCs Have for Women
Tech.co

 

Could IBM’s Watson Make a Good Tour Guide?
MIT Technology Review

The Myth of Creativity On-Demand
Innovation You | Psychology Today

 

Loving the Process Means Everything for Creativity
Habits, Not Hacks | Psychology Today

 

A teenage TED speaker’s mom on how she encourages her sons to innovate
TED Blog

 

The Battle Over Net Neutrality Has Just Begun
Science Times

 

ScienceDebate Revs Up for 2016 Presidential Election
Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network

 

Lloyd Bentsen IV: Focus on STEM education a no-brainer
The Dallas Morning News

 

Wilton Student Honored As National University Innovation Fellow
The Wilton Daily Voice

 

Oklahoma must improve on science, technology, engineering and math investments
News OK

 

“Innovate or die” Why innovation matters
Creativity at Work

 

The Role of a Creative Voice
The Creativity Post

 

Advice from Sir Richard Branson – 7 top tips
Innovation Excellence

 

Delighting in the possible
McKinsey Quarterly | McKinsey & Company

 

Five Examples of Companies With Internal Innovation Programs | Jacob Morgan
The Huffington Post

 

Screw The Valley: How Cities Are Transforming Into Startup Meccas
Small Business Trends

 

Marc Andreessen on innovation vs job creation
Fortune

 

Buddha’s Eyebrows: Why Organizational Creativity Fails
cllbr

 

Where are all the female innovators?
Women in Leadership | The Guardian

 

New Study Shows How Thinking Less Can Enable Faster Learning
Forbes

 

Brain Games: A must-see series that will blow your parietal lobes
CoolMomTech

 

“I’m not the kind of person who…”
Seth’s Blog

 

Common Core tests take the imagination out of education
The New York Post

 

2015 Cool Science Image Contest Winners
The Why Files

 

Welcome to the Video Revolution
Digital – Advertising Age

 

Three Sad Innovation Lessons From Radio Shack
Gregg Fraley Blog

 

‘The Eureka Factor’ and Your Creative Brain
Tracking Wonder | Psychology Today

 

Why Are These 3 STEM Fields Dominated By Women?
Fast Company

 

A World at Risk: An Imperative for a Paradigm Shift to Cultivate 21st Century Learners[1]
Yong Zhao | Education in the Age of Globalization

 

How Microsoft’s Sway presentation tool is being used to foster creativity in students
WinBeta

 

Creating ‘world’s first’ artificial intelligence with imagination

The Irish Times

 

IBM starts testing AI software that mimics the human brain
Engadget

 

Could creativity and socializing preserve your memory?
CNN.com

 

How to Find Your Hidden Creative Genius
The Huffington Post

 

How Artist Charles Gaines is Influencing the Creative Economy in Los Angeles
CultureType.com

 

Can America Compete in the Engineering World
Muncie Voice

 

Cantor urges GOP to boost funding for science, medical research
The Hill

 

U.S. universities and electronics companies spar over ‘patent troll’ bill
Science/AAAS | News

 

Creativity in teams? The truth hurts
TechPageOne.Dell.com

 

Report: Cherokee County Has an “Innovation Economy”
Woodstock-Towne Lake, GA Patch

 

Consumers Don’t Give a Crap if Your Company is Innovative

Innovation Excellence

 

A Look At PepsiCo’s Recent Open Innovation Efforts: #CSReport2015

Innovation Excellence

 

Great Innovators Pick the Right Moment

Innovation Excellence

 

Design Is Eating The World

Innovation Excellence

 

If You Want More Innovation, Celebrate Success

Innovation Excellence

 

12 Must Read Books on Education for 2015

Innovation Excellence

 

This brain hat helps the paralyzed make music
CNN

 

How Diversity Makes Us Smarter
The Creativity Post

 

Creative Inspiration – Four Pictures and Very Few Words
The Brainzooming Group

 

What’s it like being a woman in the design industry? Don’t ask me
The Drum

 

PBS Kids Announces New Series ‘Ready Jet Go!’ to Premiere in Winter 2016
Zap2It

 

At City Imagineerium, students use cardboard and imagination to construct dream ‘cities’
The Kansas City Star

 

Penn receives $7 million donation to digitalize humanities education
The Daily Pennsylvanian

 

Yes, Science Shows Creative People Are More Likely to Be Crazy
TIME

 

How You’re Sabotaging Your Creativity Every Day
Lifehacker, Australia 

 

Business of creativity could use entrepreneurial boost
Albuquerque Journal News

 

A New Meeting Platform Aims To Help Introverts Get Their Ideas Heard
Fast Company

 

Five steps to digital hygiene
Seth’s Blog

 

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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

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma  73102
http://nationalcreativitynetwork.org

 

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Articles of Interest April 3, 2015

April 3, 2015 in Blog Post | Comments (0)

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QUOTE(S) OF THE WEEK

 

From the 2015 Creativity World Forum

 

“If we fail to cultivate our imagination, we fail to cultivate our humanity.” – Sir Ken Robinson

 

“Teachers are one of the most undervalued assets in our country.” – Jean Hendrickson

 

“The Fourth Grade Slump: when children begin to think less creatively and more conventionally.” – Michael Strautmanis

 

“To dream is free. Anyone can dream.” – Serge Ibaka

 

“Have patience. All things are difficult before they become easy.” – Saadi

 

“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” – George Bernard Shaw

 

“A first-rate soup is more creative than a second-rate painting.” – Abraham Maslow

 

JK Rowling’s life advice: ten quotes on the lessons of failure
Books | The Guardian

 

 

VIDEO(S) OF THE WEEK

 

This Is Genius
YouTube

 

Theaster Gates: How to revive a neighborhood: with imagination, beauty and art
Talk Video | TED.com

 

‘Invention Donkey’ Takes Over GE’s Twitter Account
BtoB | Advertising Age

 

Einstein’s genius, gone minimalist
TED Blog

 

‘Artistry/Technology’ probes the nexus of digital creativity
WIRED UK

 

 

FEATURED EVENT

 

Design Your Own Drone, Robot or Machine for Good Competition
Innovation Excellence
April 23 – 24

 

The Instigator Experience – Not Your Typical Business Conference
The Creativity Post
April 23 – 25

 

Google Science Fair 2015
Google
May 19

 

Museum of Science Presents World Premiere of The Science Behind Pixar
Business Wire
Opens June 28

 

CreativeMornings | a monthly breakfast lecture series
CreativeMornings

Various

 

 

ARTICLES OF INTEREST

 

Innovators from around the globe meet in the middle for State of Creativity World Forum
NewsChannel 4

 

Also
OSU President Burns Hargis: Your creative ideas are needed
News OK

 

America’s innovation ecosystem may get bipartisan budget boost
The Conversation

 

New Kauffman Sketchbook Illustrates the Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs
Kauffman.org

 

Connect Inventors with the Right Problems
Harvard Business Review

 

Is innovation the silver bullet for Canada’s skills gap?
Financial Post

 

The power of imagination
Orange County Register

 

A New Generation of Engineering Schools
Forbes

 

Gene Therapy Could Be Getting an Upgrade
Science Times

 

Joint Statement on U.S. – France Science and Technology Cooperation
US Department of State

 

NASCAR Tour
The Science & Entertainment Exchange

 

Nifty Fifty Podcast: Nanobiotechnology Researcher Dr. Jordan Green
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

 

China and Google Clash Over Digital Certificates
Science Times

 

Target Practice: How to measure an Innovation Lab
Bromford Lab

 

Rewarding Innovation: Beware the Trap!

Innovation Excellence

 

Sheila Babnis on how Stories Overcome Innovation Challenges

Innovation Excellence

 

Innovation as a Core Business Function

Innovation Excellence

 

Top 20 Innovation Articles of March 2015

Innovation Excellence           

 

The Art of Not Quitting
Design Thinking

 

Sit. Stay. The New American Hero
Next Generation Consulting

 

Steinway’s New Piano Can Play a Perfect Concerto by Itself
WIRED

 

Classic TV shows get new life on digital airwaves
LA Times

 

Making homes for the arts in sacred places
Faith and Leadership

 

Students Ask Big Questions at Science Leadership Academy
Vander Ark on Innovation | Education Week

 

Students win multiple awards at national architectural engineering contest
Penn State University

 

Play Reimagining ‘Three’s Company’ Wins Case
The New York Times

 

‘Cardboard Challenge’ is a cut-up for engineering hopefuls
NorthJersey.com

 

Passport Report: International Travel Boosts Creativity, Says Science
Yahoo! News

 

Institute Launches ‘Hackathons’ To Improve Brain Neuron Research
iHealthBeat

 

Engineers buttress Wisconsin industries
Wausau Daily Herald

 

To Build Multitasking Robots, Mimic The Human Brain
Popular Science

 

Photoacoustic Method allows Rapid Imaging of Living Brain Functions
Scientific Computing

 

Standpoint | How Technology Is Boosting Creativity Today
BusinessWorld

 

The iPad’s Next Frontier: Creativity For The Masses
Fast Company

 

Boost Your Innovation Confidence
Strategy + Business

 

American Entrepreneurship Is Actually Vanishing. Here’s Why
Inc.com

 

Why Millennials Still Move to Cities
Newsweek

 

Commentary | The End of College? Not So Fast
The Chronicle of Higher Education

 

IBM Launches Major Internet Of Things Offensive
Wisconsin Technology Network News

 

Spotify, Tidal, Taylor Swift, And The Coming Streaming Music Wars
Fast Company

 

Lightbulb moment for graphene
News | The Engineer

 

‘Amazing’ physics demos to keep practical science alive
Phys.org

 

Innovation Strategy – 7 Reasons to Ask for Forgiveness, Not Permission
The Brainzooming Group

 

Stop China’s plan to weaken American innovation
Christian Science Monitor

 

How Tech-Savvy Journalism Students View Innovation
American Journalism Review

 

Why Millennials Understand The Future Of Work Better Than Anyone Else
Fast Company

 

Creativity Hiding in the Headlines
Imagine That! | Psychology Today

 

We Need To Innovate The Science Business Model
The Creativity Post

 

Maker – Person, Identity, or Culture?
Making Thinking Happen | Agency by Design

 

Bad Value Proposition Design

Innovation Excellence

 

Does Indiana Hate Innovation?

Innovation Excellence

 

10 Most Powerful Uses of Technology for Learning

Innovation Excellence

 

Can Your Organization Learn the New Innovation Dance?

Innovation Excellence

 

Innovation’s Last Five Yards

Innovation Excellence

 

Why DO Humans Dance?
What a Body Knows | Psychology Today

 

When You Ask a Child to Sing ….
Why Music Moves Us | Psychology Today

 

Research Update 1: How Technology Supports Collaborative Artistic Projects
Arts Management and Technology Lab @ Carnegie Mellon University

 

The Myths We All Believe About Breakthrough Thinking
Fast Company

 

An Online Gallery of Over 900,000 Breathtaking Photos of Historic New York City
Open Culture

 

Which U.S. Companies Are Doing the Most R&D in China and India?
Harvard Business Review

 

Building bridges across technologies to foster innovation
The Nation

 

Engineers create stretchable structures tougher than bulletproof vests
KurzweilAI

 

Tech and Biotech: Redox reaps accelerator bonanza; Sector67 encryption device wins prizes
Wisconsin State Journal

 

Status Quo Leadership Is The Biggest Impediment To Innovation
Forbes

 

U of M gets $3M from NIH to become a tech transfer ‘hub’
Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

 

How Music Hijacks Our Perception of Time
Nautilus

 

How to Harness the Science of Sparking Ideas
Drexel NOW

 

Poverty may affect the growth of children’s brains
Science/AAAS | News

 

Coding and creativity could conquer the digital divide
Mashable

 

The Myths We All Believe About Breakthrough Thinking
Fast Company

 

Dr. Edison Liu to speak on art and science at USM
WCSH6.com
April 2

 

Van Gogh, Picasso, Nintendo: Are video games art?
The Muse

 

Sometimes, Fatigue Can Help Spark Creativity
Big Think

 

Missing at SXSW 2015: Conversations Between Engineers and Designers
Re/code

 

STEM, not STEAM
InsideHigherEd

 

Pediatric Research: How engineering can help improve our health
The Columbus Dispatch

 

Boston University STEM outreach program gains major boost from AT&T
Phys.org

 

Marshmallow battle offers lessons in history, science, art
HeraldNet.com

 

Human Brain Project Needs a Rethink
Scientific American

 

How music improves brain function
Red Orbit

 

Inside the Campaign To Disrupt Tech’s Huge Diversity Problem
Fast Company

 

Self talk
Seth’s Blog

 

House Panel Says Review of NFL’s Nonprofit Status Under Way
The Chronicle of Philanthropy

 

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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.


Articles of Interest March 27, 2015

March 27, 2015 in Blog Post | Comments (0)

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QUOTE(S) OF THE WEEK

 

“Indecision and delays are the parents of failure.” – George Canning

 

“We think we understand the rules when we become adults, but what we really experience is a narrowing of the imagination.” – David Lynch

 

“Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is the probable reason why so few people engage in it.” – Henry Ford

 

“Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.” – Charles F. Kettering

 

“Less is more.” – Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

 

The TED2015 conference in 30 quotes
TED Blog

 

 

VIDEO(S) OF THE WEEK

 

Watch: Are People Really Either Left-Brained Or Right-Brained?
DesignTaxi.com

 

What is 3-D Printing? on Vimeo
Blue Sky Science | Morgridge Insititute

 

Ge Wang | DIY Orchestra

TEDx Stanford

 

Marvel at These Gorgeous Chemical Reactions
Mental Floss

 

The Shadow Ballet Where Drones Dance With Humans
WIRED

 

The Physics of Droplets
Video | NYTimes.com

 

 

FEATURED EVENT

 

Stem Challenge 2014 – 2015
National STEM Video Game Challenge

Deadline: March 30 (extended!)

 

2015 State of Creativity Forum
Creative Oklahoma Inc
March 31

 

Oklahoma to Host 2015 Creativity World Forum
Creative Oklahoma Inc | Stateofcreativity.com

 

NEW Design Your Own Drone, Robot or Machine for Good Competition
Innovation Excellence
April 23 – 24

 

The Instigator Experience – Not Your Typical Business Conference
The Creativity Post
April 23 – 25

 

Google Science Fair 2015
Google
May 19

 

Museum of Science Presents World Premiere of The Science Behind Pixar
Business Wire
Opens June 28

 

CreativeMornings | a monthly breakfast lecture series
CreativeMornings

Various

 

 

ARTICLES OF INTEREST

 

Cirque du Soleil downplays reports it could be sold
CBC News

 

3 Unlikely Places where Great Ideas are Born
Innovation Excellence

The Arts Leading the Way to Student Success: A 2020 Action Agenda for Advancing the Arts in Education
Arts Education Partnership

 

Why Group Brainstorming Is a Waste of Time
Harvard Business Review

 

Unlocking the Brain, Earth’s Most Complex Biological Structure (Essay)
LiveScience

 

Professor: Creative People Say No
The Rush Limbaugh Show

 

Why GoldieBlox Should Be a Video Game
The Mary Sue

 

Literacy, engineering come together to teach third-graders about engineering
University of Buffalo Reporter

 

The brain in the supermarket
EurekAlert! Science News

 

We Need To Unlock the Brain’s Secrets—Ethically
Scientific American

 

Are Smart Pills & Brain Zapping Risky? Bioethicists Weigh In
LiveScience

 

NIH selects awardees to help speed development of health technologies
NIH.gov

 

16 Ways to Motivate Anyone
The Creativity Post

 

Artsy Auction Hosted Proves Code is Art
PSFK

 

More Evidence That Intelligence Is Malleable
Pacific Standard

 

The Disremembered
Aeon

 

An Artist with Amnesia
The New Yorker

 

The Alphabet of Satire
City Journal

 

Now You Can Download Pixar’s Rendering Software For Free
Co.Design | Fast Company

 

Inspiration from the loneliest continent: The poetry of Jynne Dilling Martin
Blog | SciArt in America

 

Who are Chicago’s most promising innovators?
The Blue Network | Blue Sky Innovations | Chicago Tribune

 

5 Steps to Teach Coding to Your Elementary Students

Edutopia

 

Also
Tech Tools to Teach Coding
Edutopia

 

Parents: Are Your Kids Obsessed With Video Games?
Edutopia

 

Why Teach Code?
Edutopia

 

How brainy are you about brains? A neuroscience quiz.
The Washington Post

 

UMass Amherst Opens First MakerBot Innovation Center in a University Library
Campus Technology

 

Beyond the Classroom: Experiencing Technology Innovation Up-Close-And-Personal at SXSW
The Huffington Post

 

3 Ways to Find Forgotten Innovation
TIME

 

Does Getting An MBA Make You A Better Entrepreneur?
Forbes

 

Innovation Enablers
Innovation Management

 

Building an Effective Corporate Incubator / Accelerator: A New Approach
Innovation Management

 

Girl POWer! How Strong Female Superheroes Are Gaining Ground on the Guys
University of Cincinnati

 

INSEAD: Professional experiences abroad make you more creative
Science|Business

 

Smartphone use changing our brain and thumb interaction, say researchers
Reuters

 

When singing is a revolutionary act: the women challenging Iran’s fear of female creativity
New Statesman

 

Graphene Is The World’s Most Amazing Material, And Now We Have A Simple Way To Make It
The Huffington Post

 

Creativity Coaching
Creativity at Work

 

Don’t Let Risk Stop you from Innovating
Innovation Excellence

 

When a Phone is Not Just a Phone: a framework for innovation
Innovation Excellence

 

6 Famous Songs that Copied Popular Melodies
Mental Floss

 

This Dance Project Is Out To Prove Climate Change Is An Issue We Can’t Ignore
The Huffington Post

 

Active listening
Seth’s Blog

 

Netflix, Amazon and Hulu No Longer Find Themselves Upstarts in Online Streaming

The New York Times

 

Keeping the pipeline filled with engineers essential for Wisconsin business

Wisconsin Technology Network News

 

What is customer service for?

Seth’s Blog

 

5 Lessons On Innovation From Modern-Day Explorers And Adventurers

Co.Exist | Fast Company

 

Johns Hopkins is a Global Patent Leader

DCInno

 

Four Indicators to Assess Local Ecosystem Vibrancy

kauffman.org

 

Apple isn’t just satisfied reinventing health care, it’s targeting clinical trials as well​
The Washington Post

 

Why we’re going from “I’ve got an idea” to “I’ve got a billion-dollar company” quicker than ever before

Smart Company

 

Take a look inside Pfizer’s pretty non-Pfizer innovation room

MedCity News

 

Innovation Is More than a Buzzword – Consumers Are Willing to Pay 21% More for Innovative Brands

MarketWatch

 

Use books to inspire creativity in kids

Ft. Worth Star Telegram

 

What a Neuroscientist Said About Jon Stewart’s Brain

Science of Us | New York Magazine

 

Drinking Milk May be Good for Your Brain

Science World Report

 

Programming Our Computer-like Brains With Greek Philosophy and Mathematics Leads to Virtue

The Huffington Post

 

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Answers White House Call to Combat Attrition in STEM Studies

PRNewswire

 

Governor McAuliffe announces Virginia’s outstanding scientists, Governor’s Award for Science Innovation

Augusta Free Press

 

A Sucker Is Optimized Every Minute
The New York Times

 

The 2015 White House Science Fair
The White House

 

NIU commits to 21st century engineers
NIU Today

 

China eyes innovation in face of economic ‘new normal’
CCTV

 

How Good Old American Marketing Saved the National Parks
National Geographic

 

Creativity and Aging: Tap into your Potential!
Morton Grove Champion

 

20 Cognitive Biases that Impact Innovation
Innovation Excellence

 

Innovation Should Change Your Perspective
Innovation Excellence

 

Build an Innovation Engine in 90 Days – Commentary
Innovation Excellence

 

Innovation Capability – Three Interlocking Platforms
Innovation Excellence

 

25 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design
Co.Design | Fast Company

 

10 Ways That Musical Training Boosts Brain Power
The Athlete’s Way | Psychology Today

 

The Future Has Come and Gone: You Just Missed It
Innovation You | Psychology Today

 

Opinion | Why South by Southwest is a huge, exploitative scam
The Week

 

China, Hollywood ready to work together more closely
Variety

 

The Final Frontier of Net Neutrality
Slate.com

 

Technologies Smart Enough to Exploit Human Nature
MIT Technology Review

 

The ‘Three Phases’ Of Chinese Innovation
Forbes

 

Technology transfer in an open society
Brookings Institution

 

Battle Over Science Funding Gets Fiercer In U.S. Congress
Scientific American

 

The Waves of the Future May Bend Around Metamaterials
The New York Times

 

With New Nonstick Coating, the Wait, and Waste, Is Over
The New York Times

 

Visualization for Understanding
Harold Jarche

 

America’s forgotten forerunner to Silicon Valley
BBC News

 

Why Washington drives innovators and entrepreneurs nuts
The Washington Post

 

Inventors go to Washington Giving Perspective on the Innovation Act
IPWatchdog

 

California’s Centers of Technology: Bay Area, L.A., San Diego, and … Fresno?
The Atlantic

 

Silicon Prairie: Tech Startups Find A Welcoming Home In The Midwest
All Tech Considered | NPR

 

National Fourth Economy Community Index Lists Top Ten Large-Sized Counties for 2015
Fourth Economy

 

Why Some of Google’s Coolest Projects Flop Badly
Scientific American

 

Senate Small Business Committee finds consensus on patent reform
IPWatchdog

 

Stealth Doctors: Tiny Machines Inside Your Body
Fast Company

 

Baltimore Ravens’ guard John Urschel is a math whiz
CNN.com

 

Is science broken? The reproducibility crisis
On Biology | BioMed Central

 

Mothers of innovation: 12 women engineers and scientists to know
EDN

 

White House Science Fair Puts Whiz Kids in a Serious Spotlight
NBC News.com

 

How Real-Life AI Rivals ‘Ultron’: Computers Learn to Learn
LiveScience

 

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How Real-Life AI Rivals ‘Terminator’: Robots Take the Shot
LiveScience

 

UW Moves Toward ‘Innovation Transfer’—Not Just Tech Transfer
Xconomy

 

Leveraging metro innovation to expand the tech workforce
Brookings Institution

 

Innovation Hub: Did a Computer Write This Story?
Xconomy

 

Computers proving mathematical theorems: How artificial intelligence could change math.
Slate.com

 

Women Are Primed To Lead In This New Era Of Car Innovation
Just Means

 

UMD’s clean snowmobile team is top innovator
Duluth News Tribune

 

The top 50 apps for creative minds
The Guardian, UK

 

Listening To Music Helps Brain Function And Creative Process, Researchers Find
HNGN.com

 

Squid enrich their DNA ‘blueprint’ through prolific RNA editing
(e) Science News

 

Five Innovation Trends For CMOs
Forbes

 

Pharrell Speaks Out on ‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict: ‘It Kills Creativity’
The Boom Box

 

No Child Left Behind Law Faces Its Own Reckoning
The New York Times

 

How can companies innovate through design thinking?
e27.com

 

The Future Belongs To Platforms, Not Products
Innovation Excellence

 

How to Get your Employees Innovating like Tech Superstars
Innovation Excellence

 

How Big Ideas Are Built
Innovation Excellence

 

The Quest for Truth: What Scientists can Learn by Observing Nature
USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

 

Does Creativity have its Dark Side?
Fulfillment at Any Age | Psychology Today

 

Streaming music drowns out CD sales in US for the first time
CNET

 

The Mystery of Extraordinarily Accurate Medieval Maps
DiscoverMagazine.com

 

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