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Rita J. King @RitaJKing NYC / Isola d'Ischia

Making things happen at Science House. Futurist, @SciEntEx. Maker of Mystery Jars, Treasure of the Sirens and written works of all kinds.

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@chrisbaty @NPR that is the best!Drone close-calls with airliners are a daily occurence in U.S., FAA reports http://t.co/zwIQXpzHAy via @japantimes
11/27
2014
Top Thanksgiving recipe searches by state (I already checked the ingredients for Frog Eye Salad): http://t.co/nN3lQVWdZU@Joi hilarious, brilliant and painfully sad.Yes! @flat_world, @BrandmanU and academic rigor in competency-based education: https://t.co/rvKkiSV4yNThe illustrated story of how a 17th-century woman forever changed science through art http://t.co/aFBcqfzlry http://t.co/BFWbQgjpWN
Retweeted by Rita J. KingThis @NewYorker cover is ... wow http://t.co/9SevR37VTM http://t.co/YLA9Cp4ZC1
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11/26
2014
@chessninja @Kasparov63 Those pieces are right here in the room with me, cherished forever. We would love to have you both at Science House!.@jack I watched a @kasparov63 talk on that subject last night! Garry and my husband James in the heat of battle. http://t.co/e17CdYPgKILet's love @Ferg_Natalie & help her recover from her shop being looted http://t.co/oVi4DpmT2w http://t.co/NjsqAMbSGB @pmarca@pmarca @fergusonlibrary done!A three year old has shot his mother in the head, killing her with a gun he found *UNDER THE COUCH* http://t.co/x24zz2O0CJ@rsafian thank you! And hello @hosain @Sophia_Amoruso @gavinpurcell @Hugh_W_Forrest @Catherine_Hoke @Joi @Meghatron5PS. Oliver did the illustrations on the Science House website and collaborates with me on all my passion projects.The cover of my dear friend Oliver Uberti's book, London: The Information Capital, is gorgeous. http://t.co/xJgsAGnhyMOooooooh the @feltron 2013 Annual Report has arrived!Driving culture at a global company: https://t.co/6P0I8gP8e5
11/25
2014
@IAmGeekRoom @OmniReboot @rhipratchett @GailSimone not a great time for a gun pic._____________________________________ .@sriramk @pmarca @NYMag as a kid it was my fantasy to choose books for wealthy people who wanted to look smart *and* needed to be educated.@Tim_OConnell I don't ever want to hear you say your hat is out of the ring!@NYMag it wasn't the joke that made people uncomfortable.@nilerodgers love it!@marshallk @alexismadrigal I might not be the best judge as I now see the social web as an overlay on everything.@alexismadrigal @marshallk what *isn't* part of the social web?@fmbutt @pmarca I read @zerotoonebook and I've listened to @peterthiel many times. Great advice for startups.@fmbutt @pmarca Darwinism means organisms need to evolve to be fit as environment changes--intelligent design isn't automatic immortality.@HithaHerzog happy birthday! I owe you an ice cream, you gorgeous, brilliant woman.@parul_sehgal @johnwilliamsnyt the profile is excellent. My father was a student of Gordon Lish back in the day--practically destroyed him!
11/24
2014
@heather_berlin @BabaBrinkman @LindaStone @sbkaufman @flat_world I wrote about all of you today and just want to thank you for your wisdom.Down the rabbit hole of my exploration of the work of @sbkaufman. 38 pages of imagination next. http://t.co/ZPuxWbLIAT@sbkaufman maybe *fits into* isn't the right way to phrase what I mean. Complements.@sbkaufman Really want to discuss how the Imagination Network fits into Daniel Kahneman's framework on thinking fast and slow.Happy Creative Weekend, everybody! http://t.co/DbfMwqEFWJ
11/22
2014
@rsafian Nice to see you tonight, wish it had been under different circumstances.@JohnFugelsang that's my mother's theory too. It has legs.@mat @1bobcohn @tanehisicoates same experience with the ads but I also persevered.
11/21
2014
@sbkaufman @HOLSTEE actually the timing is beyond perfect@sbkaufman @HOLSTEE thanks! I'm shocked that our paths haven't crossed. Would love to invite you to Science House and talk imagination.My holiday reading list will be full of @sbkaufman: http://t.co/3lETqO6RrMClips from six of Mike Nichols' best films, including "The Graduate" and "Silkwood" http://t.co/iYPHI87C6d http://t.co/fwPn1sldsj
11/20
2014
"The creative adult is the child who has survived," by Ursula K. LeGuin, is the mantra of the Imagination Age.@jrhusney @mikearauz I love that. But what does it mean? If you haven't made a decision, just decide not to engage further with the thing?Happy birthday, @jack!!!@lilitmarcus I found myself always trying to sit with my back to the windows so I didn't have to see it all day every time I'm there.@lilitmarcus I wonder how people working there will feel. I have a client in Seven World Trade, and the 9/11 memorial is constantly visible.@sgentiluomo wonderful to see you! I was so happy to be there tonight and Paola was mesmerizing and brilliant.There's a reason why the NYC taxicab industry ended up being regulated, and history does repeat itself: http://t.co/4atFJQ2sco
11/19
2014
@fredbenenson if not for the fact that I asked a question already I'd ask you to talk about Emoji Dick! Interesting implications.@brainpicker I love the term "trails of usefulness..." Raises so many questions.@curiousoctopus @fredbenenson really provocative event! http://t.co/EaAdOtJ2aC@fredbenenson @curiousoctopus Girl Talk isn't commercial, that's one of the reasons why he hasn't been sued, I think....Yes! “@brainpicker: Why sci-fi authors are so good at predicting the future http://t.co/LoIzoaiSbY@pmarca My very first job in 1996 (at AOL) was Netscape heavy. Ended up being a cover story for the Village Voice.@cathmking @GlobalFundWomen thanks for inviting me!Having loved Washoe and her family of humans, this really choked me up. http://t.co/zUT4SGgDnc@hoffmanpaul I look forward to you setting your mind to brunch.@nickgray email me! rita @ sciencehouse dotcomYou can be sure that if magical wizard @hoffmanpaul sets his mind to something, it will happen. http://t.co/aNQ97mylegImagination is truly the path to the future. Everything we've created was once an idea. http://t.co/0Wv626yLFI @pmarcaThrilled to be included in @GlobalFundWomen #BeTheSpark! Imagination: the Path to the Future http://t.co/0Wv626yLFI
11/18
2014
@hodgman I speak for one million humans when I say we hotly anticipate the world vision you will now announce. Like tonight or soonish?@pmarca I'm with you on regulatory competition. Fabulous job with this event..@pmarca The "imagination component" is exactly right. The Imagination Age is in full swing!@pmarca At Science House watching your 2013 Milken talk. Love your defense of @Twitter. I fully agree.I love the cast of characters in my life with code names like The Sentinal, who are ever-present, full of realness & working their magic.@kejames @livingarchitect @drlucyrogers I love that glowing tile!! Brilliant!You guys, @drlucyrogers & friends made this glass tile that lights up when the #ISS is overhead http://t.co/mtlEfYfRT0 WANT.
Retweeted by Rita J. KingWhat happened when @charlesaraujo came to @ScienceHouse from the @IntelITCenter? Check it out: https://t.co/6OsNZStD4aLana, cider and cinnamon sticks @ScienceHouse. http://t.co/Yzge2hgdN5@Grady_Booch I'm pretty sure, almost positive, that the egg came first and the first thing out of it was unicorns.If you're not subscribed to 5IT by @alexismadrigal you're missing some serious fascination.
11/17
2014
@johnccarver have you heard about @GalxyzLab?"I'm putting magic unicorn on our eggs." "Okay." http://t.co/H5PggdHL8z
11/16
2014
Happy Creative Weekend to all of you! http://t.co/17vwZr6KQI@johnccarver so magnificent!! Can't wait to learn more. Will call you tomorrow!
11/15
2014
@twm531 thanks, #FWSIM for having me! It was a lot of fun.
11/14
2014
Ray Bradbury on how working for the wrong motives kills our creativity and warps our ideas of success and failure http://t.co/KRjLnhXrN8
Retweeted by Rita J. King"Be Bold" by @bethcomstock: http://t.co/zx9RmrI7Z3. Prioritize human capital.@businessinsider globally or in the US?@RoostVineyard we're in 24 countries promoting k-12 STEM@RoostVineyard Science House website looks like it's up when I check. Still having issues?@kryphos @pmarca it's one of the best ways to understand how people think and act. You get paid very little but learn a very valuable skill.@jpalinkas @chris_p_intel @charlesaraujo http://t.co/oaSmSMKYYP :)@johnccarver tomorrow is much better for me...@johnccarver greetings to you! Let's chat soon!@pmarca people tend to really underestimate the extrinsic skills gained from working at seemingly undesirable jobs early on.We had a great time doing this @IntelITCenter interview with @charlesaraujo from @ScienceHouse: https://t.co/IorQhDJ1jNThrilling, @methodquarterly! FINALLY, a journal about science in the making! via @alexismadrigal. http://t.co/nDK7V69LvZ@GVHirsch http://t.co/fYVk3aBpis future of neuro-imaging
11/13
2014
Feeling of a ghostly presence created in a science lab! http://t.co/EH1jkUvsSk via @SciEntEx
11/12
2014
"We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be." Kurt Vonnegut, born 92 years ago today http://t.co/DHpgRSZqCE
Retweeted by Rita J. King@rsafian @ctrlzee that's why we need the Imagination Age. "It's only a lack of imagination..." - @patagonia CEO Rose MarcarioLast cosmos of the season at Science House. http://t.co/KTT53LdJaGWaiting. http://t.co/zzQsBEwL3r@charlesaraujo @IntelITCenter can't wait. Thanks again! Hope to see you soon. Let us know if Intel wants to do a Culture Map :)@chris_p_intel @charlesaraujo I am working on a set of Mystery Jars involving the elements.@chris_p_intel @charlesaraujo those blocks have the elements on them!@charlesaraujo you're such a natural on camera. I hope this @IntelITCenter series continues throughout the entire Imagination Age.Such a great #ITChat, you fabulous @charlesaraujo! Thank you, @IntelITCenter. Can't wait for future episodes. Thanks to @jpalinkas too!
11/11
2014
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