Hot Links | Math and Music | STEAM Power for Indy | Design Powered Innovation | The Arrival of AI

All musicans are subconsciously mathematicians
— Thelonious Monk


Some are new, some are not.  Nonetheless, all of the articles linked to below are currently fueling our ideas for/discussions on arts-led innovation.

A late, transcendent discovery from 2017: Josh Jones on the mathematics of music in Open Culture.

The Indiana-based Lilly Endowment is offering grants up to $10 million for ideas that will strengthen "Indianapolis Through Arts and Cultural Innovation".

Forbes explores the relationship between triple bottom line design and successful innovation.

Take note: Oracle's CEO Safra Catz says that "AI is finally here."  With this in mind, we ask: how will we manage this in ways that meaningfully improve the circumstances of the planet and its people.




Weekly Links

No Chief Innovative Officers. No distinctions between scientific, artistic and interpersonal leaders. Everyone is responsible for innovating, creating and leading.
— George Bradt in Forbes

This week, as the calendar marches into spring (pun intended), these articles helped our imaginations to blossom:

Exploring another side of STEAM: the mathematics of great art

A Silicon Valley mythbuster on the perils of equating growth with value

What happens when merchandising meets a labor of love?  This Toronto bookstore

Forbes on the necessity of democratizing creativity in corporations, for the sake of innovation