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Featured Presentation

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Tracey Rogers

Professional Astrology and Certified Life Coach, Self Employed in Arlington, VA

The Soul of a Nation

PRESENTED ON SEP 21, 2018
IN SILVER SPRING @ VOL 13

What is the soul of a nation? How do the citizens of a nation shape the soul? What does that mean for the United States. Tracey Rogers explores the current state of society in the United States, what that means for its soul and how to move forward.

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Our Future on Other Planets

BY DHRUV PAI
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 20, 2019

What does the future of humanity look like? Where will we live? Maybe on othe planets. Dhruv Pai talks about how humans might live on other planets and the challenges of finding and making a new home.

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The Nature of Mental Health and Severe Weather

BY AISHLINN KIVLIGHN
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 20, 2019

Learn all about how those with mental health challenges are more seriously affected by climate change.

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Bullet Journaling into the Future

BY AMINA MOKHTARZADA
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 20, 2019

Familiar with a bullet journal? Amina Mokhtarzada has been bullet journaling for hundreds of days consecutively. Learn all about bullet journaling and using one to create your future.

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The Future of Activism

BY DREW OLSEN
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 20, 2019

Drew Olsen shares his experiences with activism. Learn about the history of activism as well as some ideas about what activism may look like in the future.

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(Our) Home (is) Cooking: Eating to save the Planet

BY SOPHIA WENG
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 20, 2019

Sophia Weng is a high school senior and sustainability junkie. Listen to her share concerns about the climate and how we can all address it.

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Predicting the Future

BY ALBERT HO
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 20, 2019

The presentation is a series of four stories, two short and two long, about times humanity tried to predict the future, with varying degrees of successes and failures. The contents include a tyrannical madman, a heroic weatherman, and high-IQ chickens. It should be a fun twist on the theme and a respite from utopianism, activism, and futurism, to just have fun with the weird parts of history.

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The Future of Education

BY MARIE BRODSKY
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 20, 2019

The future is foreign and unpredictable, so how can we best prepare to tackle it? Speaking from the perspective of both a student and a teacher for those younger than herself, Marie Brodsky discusses the philosophy with which we could best approach education, altering the course of the future by enriching the young minds of the present with the desire to learn, wonder, and question. Her presentation touches upon caterpillars, contemplative elephants, and more.

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The 80s

BY PARIS WATSON
@ VOL 16 ON APR 12, 2019

A journey through the 80s. Out of the darkness of the cold war and the ravages of crack cocaine, art reigned supreme. Neon colors filled the streets while we moon walked our cares away.

 

SILVER SPRING Blog

A Myth in the Making


"What's gonna be the myth from our generation? Whats gonna be our legacy? I really hope it's not Game of Thrones, cuz that'll be weird, but only time can tell."
In "
A Myth in the Making" from PechaKucha Night Silver Springs Vol. 7Pete Tantisunthorn describes that we typically look at myths from a historical perspective but myths, however, are being made everyday. He takes a look at myths we may be making for future generations in our current media, specifically in comic books.

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About the City's Organizers

  • Peter Tantisunthorn

    I'm a Marketer with 13 years of experience working in house with e-commerce, and SMBs through an agency. I'm cuckoo for brand, content strategy and integrating on- and offline campaigns. I love dogs, loathe cats, and find catharsis when rain imitates them.