You Are The Week in Links, March 13th
These are the links from around the web we shared on Twitter account this week.
- Mika writes a love story to open air markets.
- Joel Van Dyke shares a nice article about the trend of college campuses creating innovation centers. (If this phrase comes up later in the list you must drink)
- A true inspiration to ImagineThat is the book Social Physics. If you’re not up to reading the whole book yet then you can always watch the author Alex Pentland’s Google Talk.
- It’s always tough seeing southern cities showing up low on list you should be high on and high on list you should be low on. At least normal people can afford to buy a house in the South.
- A fairly old, but good article on GitHub’s super-lean management strategy.
- The fine folks at Startup SC announce the first raise from their crew Kids Can Give Too raised $325,000.
- There was small maker theme this week with a) the discovery (by us) of the City Collaborative’s MakerMobile and b) the continued forward momentum on the Greenville, SC makers space.
- Nathan Spainhour shares Rescued, Restored, Reimagined: New York’s Landmark Interiors
- Do or Do Not There Is No Try is the first commandment.
- To unlock the full potential of open data, the USDA contract for Recreation.gov must encourage entrepreneurs to build third-party “retail” applications. Amen. Hey, we even have a recent idea about similar things. Via the Godfather Tim O’Reilly
- Why we need free digital hardware designs via Rob Beschizza
- We don’t need garages we’ve got Innovation Districts via Bruce Katz
- A fun idear from our own @allella Hot or Not, but, like for coworking office temperature.
- The BBC is giving away a bunch of free computers. via Mashable
- And finally, the White House is having a Demo Day. Seems fun. Via Designing Gov