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An Introduction to Secular Buddhism
BY ED KNUTH
@ VOL 7
ON JAN 23, 2013
Ed Knuth talks about secular buddhism, and attempts to explain exactly what this belief system entails. He looks back to some of the early Buddhist teachings, and notes that the majority of these beliefs do not directly conflict with science, and as technology has progressed, may Buddhist teachers have pushed the faith forward with it. He argues that Buddhism can be seen as a science of the mind or spirit, not too different from psychology in some aspects.
Creative Short-Courses at Nottingham Trent University
BY STEPHEN WHALLEY
@ VOL 6
ON SEP 19, 2014
Stephen Whalley, commercial manager for the Nottingham Trent University College of Art & Design and Built Environment gives an introduction to the range of creative short courses avaliable at NTU. For further infromation about the range of creative short courses on offer, visit the Nottignham Trent University website.
Candee Noir: Genesis of a Character, Journey of a Short Film
BY KELLY SHIPE
@ VOL 12
ON AUG 19, 2014
Kelly Shipe goes into depth on the journey of the production of the short film "Candee Noir", beginning with the creation of the film's main character and culminating with the premiere of the final edit in New York City.
A Short History of Print Media
BY PAUL GIBSON
@ VOL 3
ON FEB 02, 2016
“Before that in 1620 they started publishing newspapers. It didn't take long before it caught on in the provinces. The provinces loved newspapers because everyone likes to gossip and see what was going on.”
In A Short History of Print Media from PechaKucha Night Cambridge’s 3rd Volume, Presenter Paul Gibson takes us on a whistlestop tour of the world of print media. From the first newspapers, funny headlines, to some seriously provocative print ads, though a lot has changed, it's clear some things have remained consistent.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Thursday, February 18th, 2016.
A Crazy-Short Introduction to Spiral Dynamics
BY MARY BETH SPEER
@ VOL 8
ON AUG 17, 2017
Spiral Dynamics offers a framework to help us understand, recognize and respect the perspectives and value systems at our own level, as well as at others’ levels. Mary Beth Speer discovered Spiral Dynamics a few years ago and has studied it ever since. She believes that even a basic grasp of Spiral Dynamics provides a framework for understanding the dynamic forces at work in human affairs.
Introduction to Devanagiri - Indian writing script
BY FATEMA BAROT MOTA
@ VOL 2
ON SEP 18, 2018
Fatema Barot Mota gives us a short introduction to how the structure of Indian written script Devnagiri is different from Latin scripts. She also explains how the Indian alphabets work together in the Abugida system.
Lunch Money: A Short, Abridged, Very Brief History of School Meals in America
BY ANDREW RUIS
@ VOL 28
ON NOV 29, 2018
The National School Lunch Program is the longest running and widest reaching children's health initiative in U.S. history. Throught he program more than 30 million children receive federally subsidized meals every school day. Whether we regard children as the beneficiaries of an enlightened pubilc health initiative or the victims of industrialized mass feeding, school meals are a significant part of public discourse on everything from the composition of a proper meal to national security.