CAMBRIDGE Search Results: “Life”

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Is it Better to Work for Love or Money?

@ VOL 5 ON JUN 07, 2016

Ann Hawkins explores some of the forces that cause people to choose what they do to earn a living. Do you love what you do or do what you love when you're not working? 

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How to Draw a Straight Line

@ VOL 5 ON JUN 07, 2016

Diana Probst teaches you how to draw a straight line - and why to do it that way - in 1 easy step and 8 more difficult ones.

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Life’s Important Things

@ VOL 8 ON FEB 07, 2017

Adrian Reith explains that Act 3 is the 20+ extra years we’re all going to have - in reasonable health - with higher expectations -  that our parents didn't get, or just called ‘retirement’,  pipe and slippers, decline… Our generation will want much more than our parents, and will be capable of more … but there isn’t a model.  Yet.

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My Story, Superman, Bruce Lee and Everything in Between

@ VOL 10 ON JUN 20, 2017

Life is 10% about what happens to us and 90% about what we do with it and how we take it. In these 20 slides Luca Senatore takes us through the journey from Italy to Cambridge where he learns that the apple might not fall far form the tree... but we almost always have the power to make it roll in whichever direction we want. 

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The Meaning Of Life

@ VOL 12 ON NOV 08, 2017

"We've got choices in life, we can decide who we are, where we are gonna go, the people were are gonna be, so just embrace that, and create your own future."

In The Meaning of Life from PechaKucha Night Cambridge Vol. 12Kent Height shares a few of the many ways one can live their lives. 

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My Life in Twenty Hairstyles

@ VOL 13 ON DEC 12, 2017

Anne-Marie Miller's sister suggested that she could talk about her life in twenty hairstyles, and enjoyed selecting some embarrassing examples for her. In fact, Anne-Marie had to whittle it down to get to twenty. Each look can be linked to a phase in her life, and how she was feeling at the time.

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A (personal) History of Optimism

@ VOL 13 ON DEC 12, 2017

In today’s world, negativity seems to be prevailing. Justin Crane shares his journey through life looking at the positives, overcoming hurdles but avoiding becoming another ‘yes’ man.

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A Life Lived with Passion and Purpose

@ VOL 16 ON OCT 17, 2018

Justin Miles is an adventurer, explorer, speaker, award-winning author, educator, and advocate for universal education provision. 

After a car accident that left him having to re-learn basic functions from walking to talking, he set  about turning his dreams of adventuring into reality and has tackled adventures and expeditions in polar, mountain, jungle and desert regions.

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Life's swerves and soothing the soul

@ VOL 16 ON OCT 17, 2018

Simon Hall is a tutor in Business, Creative Writing, Media, and Presentation Skills, A Journalist of 25 years' experience, mostly with the BBC, across radio, TV and online and an author, with seven novels published. 
At the age of 50, he found life events forced him to make some changes and describes here how he soothes his soul.

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Home - My Life on the Move

@ VOL 18 ON JAN 16, 2019

Juliet Lennon lived in many different countries as a child, moving around the world with her family, and then on her own, making new friends and finding ways to fit in, but wherever her family was, that's the place she called home. 


SITEWIDE Search Results: “Life”


Madison, WI @ Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
Aug 28, 2014


Lima @ Teatro Mario Vargas Llosa (Biblioteca Nacional del Peru)
Oct 27, 2014


Jun 06, 2015


Kuopio @ Restaurant Pannuhuone
Sep 02, 2015


Solo (Surakarta) @ PASAR CANGWIT
Feb 24, 2016


Jakarta @ Bukalapak Office
Aug 31, 2016


Fresno @ Fulton 55
Sep 27, 2017

PAST Life's fragile patterns

Coventry @ The Tin Music & Arts, Canal Basin Vaults
Jun 29, 2017


Sunshine Coast @ Majestic Cinemas
Nov 14, 2017


Denver @ Stanley Marketplace
Mar 02, 2019

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Inspirational Coincidences

@ VOL 2 ON OCT 16, 2014

Rachel Mason talks, sings, and strums about the place where art and life, or fiction and reality meet... While doing research for a musical performance and rock opera to get inside the mind of a child killer from the 1930's, she made contact with a man who killed and dismembered a boy in Borough Park. The experience profoundly effected her, and inspired her to write an opera incidentally about a coincidence - two men with the same name Hamilton Fish, died a day apart and their deaths were announced on a single front page. One man was a child-killing sadist, the other a politician from a distinguished political family.

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The Thing About Things

@ VOL 5 ON SEP 14, 2015

Jamie Bowen pokes fun at himself in this tale of his love of junk and human experiences! As he puts it, "..the thing with things is that the thing the thing represents is often more interesting than the thing".

Jamie is an award-winning comedian from New Zealand. He’s toured internationally in Europe, the UK, and Australia where he sold out the Sydney Opera House with Rhys Darby.  Having yet to gig in America he’s told us he's going to count tonight as his first in New York  - beaming in from Auckland, New Zealand. 

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Experiments, Restrictions, and Happy Mistakes

@ VOL 6 ON OCT 19, 2015

Martin Justesen loves triangles! He currently designs labels for Evil Twin Brewing, as well as many other clients. Hear his story about making and embracing mistakes, moving around the world, and loving beer!

Martin is a graphic designer born in Denmark, currently living in New York. He studied Graphic Design at London School of Communication before working in Publishing/Advertising for 10 years in Copenhagen. Martin now designs and art directs for magazines, campaigns and visual identities for sport/fitness, transport, business and fashion clients. He founded design studio Martin Justesen | New York in 2014.

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An Open Source Life

@ VOL 7 ON DEC 04, 2015

Romke de Haan is a graduate of the program called homeboyz, a non-profit that takes kids in gangs and teaches them technology. Romke will walk you though his journey and his pursuit of happiness. 


Participate in Romke's life; he'd be happy to get coffee/lunch/cocktails with you. You can add his calendar by searching on iCal, Google Calendar, 

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I Believe In You - Your Magic Is Real

@ VOL 8 ON MAR 04, 2016

Devin Person believes in you - your magic is real!

Devin Person is a wizard. His first book, Mysteries of the Deep, is being released on March 13th as a Kickstarter spell to raise $420. Learn more here.

Blending mystical insights with irreverent wit, Person transforms occult techniques into accessible, modern ideas that his clients and readers can use to create powerful changes in their own subjective experiences.

When not writing bios, Devin Person enjoys worshipping a Gnome god of humor and fending off attacks from his cat, Loki

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Learning and Exploring New Cultures

@ VOL 8 ON JAN 31, 2017

Arts and creativity consultant, Fiona Brice talks about her experience of working and living in Singapore five years with her family and how it changed their perceptions and understanding of culture.

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Japan and the Temporal Craftsmen

@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Nicholas Coffee takes us through history of temporal craftsmen with examples of temples and shrines across Japan. His study was made possible by the Georgia Trust Foundation.

Nicholas is a LEED AP Architectural Designer at FXFOWLE working on a range of projects in NYC from urban design to interior design. Previously he worked at Bjarke Ingels Group on a variety of projects including the Hot to Cold exhibition and publication. He holds a Masters of Architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Bachelors of Environmental Design from the University of Colorado at Boulder (his hometown.)

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Keiki Club

@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Aviva Rowley and friends founded Keiki Club - an open social community for friends and flora fanatics to come together and grow plants, share knowledge, and trade collections. Attend a Keiki Club meeting in NY or California - more info here.

Aviva is a ceramicist / artist / florist from Brooklyn, New York.  She graduated from Cooper Union in 2011 with a BFA.  She has been finding nature in Brooklyn her whole life and stubbornly refuses to leave NY - thus forcing her to create an indoor jungle.  

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What is Enough?

@ VOL 12 ON APR 25, 2019

"Climate change protesters are asking what can we do and this bothers me"

Having travelled the world throughout his career visiting some of the richest and poorest places on earth, Tim Richardson has witnessed, first hand the insatiable human need to consume and has started to ask the question what is enough? Tim gives us some clues about how we can all lead better lives.

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Our Relationship with Photography

@ VOL 12 ON APR 25, 2019

"When I see photographs of myself as a child I want to go back and meet that child and find out what I was like."

Photographer Sammi Sparke walks us through some images from her family album and goes beyond nostalgia and instead digs deeper and explores the memories that define us as individuals and how that affects our future.

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PKN Lima Vol. 2

PechaKucha Night in Lima Vol. 2 had a new venue, the Teatro Plaza ISIL en Larcomar -- also set to host Vol. 3 on July 15 -- and from the photos, it looked like it was just the place to hold a terrific evening of presentations. You'll find more photos from both previous volumes of PKN Lima in this Flickr photopool.

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No PechaKucha, No Life!

PechaKucha Night in Tokyo Vol. 65 -- yes, 65 already -- was held last night, and until we get all our photos back and can put together a nice event review, here's a shot we found online taken by Ayako Goto with a very darkened look at just one of the images that was shown throughout the evening (that particular image was part of game designer James Everett's presentation). Ayako's comment to the photo is rather nice too: "No PechaKucha, No Life! Be Creative!!"

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A Life as a Luthier

Let Anton Varela guide through "A Life as a Luthier," a presentation given at last July's PechaKucha Night in Ferrol Vol. 2. The presentation is in Galician, but the images alone do tell a great tale.

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PKN Lima Vol. 9

The last PechaKucha Night in Lima (Vol. 9) was held back in August at the Teatro Plaza ISIL, and organizer Jules Bay sends in a few photos that show a packed crowd, and what looks like a few musical performance as part of the evening. PKN Lima Vol. 10 is set for December 8.

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Live for Today

Have you ever questioned if all the work you're putting into something is ever going to pay off? In today's Presentation of the Day, "Live for Today" from Table XI's October Table Talks: My Worst Idea, Shay Howe discusses his youthful experiences on the road as part of a rock band. He speaks on isolation, perception of reality, and the importance of unplugging from your focus every once in a while in an effort to balance your life.

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A Life in the Making

Passing on the tools for creation to a new generation... In today's Presentation of the Day, "A Life in the Making" from PKN Tokyo Vol. 108, we hear from Carl Bass, who began building with erector sets from a very young age. This snowballed as he grew; he later moved on to making things out of wood. Now he's devoted his career to making tools that help people to develop creations of their own.

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Fire & Sky & Life

“At the end of their lives, these stars celebrated their achievements by hurling life-giving elements into space, in a gently expanding display of intense, nebula beauty.” Retired Professor of Astronomy from the University of Hawaii Gareth Wynn-Williams speaks about the stars and the universe. In “Fire & Sky & Life” from PKN Honolulu Vol. 22, Gareth shows us what 34 years of fantastic astronomy lectures results in.

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City Focus: Liège

For our City Focus this week, we head to Belgium and share a fresh batch of presentations in French from the city of Liège, which held its very first PechaKucha Night back in November.

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More on the Mega PechaKucha Night in Lima

The PechaKucha Night series in Lima was recently host to what it described as a "Mega PechaKucha Night," as a pre-event to the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 20) to share some amazing eco-projects. Read about it here.

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Light Lite

"It makes sense to me that we would be getting our power from the most powerful force we know of and if it gives us life and everything around us life, Why can't it give our cartoon characters life too?" In "Light Lite" From PechaKucha Night Taos Vol. 18, PechaKucha Night Taos' youngest presenter to date, Jackson Boyd, explains his experience of living off the grid and the future of solar energy.