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12 DEC

NEXT EVENT VOL 13

And here's another one. Ideas, stories and originality; you know the score.

We're back at Espresso Library, and it'll be a wonderful way to bring PechaKucha Cambridge's 2017 to a close. 

We have the following speakers:

Glyn Cannon

James Murray-White

Joe Divanna

Justin Crane

Anne-Marie Miller 

You can read more about them in their profiles below...

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Peter Dawe's Theory of Complex Systems

BY PETER DAWE
IN CAMBRIDGE

Peter Dawe explains how when things co-operate, mutate, remember and propagate, scary things happen. Discover why Darwin was wrong and Lamarck was right. Discover the most Intelligent being on Earth. Discover why you need not worry about AI. - The truth is scarier!

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The Meaning Of Life

BY KENT HEIGHT
IN CAMBRIDGE

Kent Height shares what the meaning of one's life can actually be.

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Inspiration

BY JOE GLOVER
@ VOL 12 ON NOV 08, 2017

Inspiration is a phrase banded around a lot today. From Instagram feeds filled with muscle-bound humans to quotes posted by great aunt Edna who is responding to a status which her friend Mavis asked her to share. But what happens when you are supposed to inspire others using your own thoughts and you have never really faced any real adversary? What does inspiration even mean to this slightly balding 25-year-old male, and why should it inspire you? Joe Glover explains.

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Designing a Better Transport Service

BY GEOFF GARDNER
@ VOL 12 ON NOV 08, 2017

The new train carriages on the Heathrow Express are a masterpiece of design: cool, calm and emulating first class cabin fixtures and fittings. But how about the design of the service? It is seamless, relaxing and user-centric? This talk covers the basics of transport planning, but also considers how Service Design might help providers improve the experience at their touchpoints and how better design might be prototyped. Geoff Gardner, Freelance Transport Planner with experience of working at Heathrow, TfL and AstraZeneca.

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Making Meaningful Metrics

BY CHRIS MASSEY
@ VOL 12 ON NOV 08, 2017

We love to measure things to feel like we're in control of the world around us - whether that's our businesses, our websites, our products, or our bodies. Yet more often than not, we're measuring the wrong things, and thus are working to change the wrong things. Chris Massey shares some object lessons in the art of metric-making, and a simple way to help you design metrics that matter.

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Fridge Free or Fridge Full

BY SUZIE WEBB
@ VOL 11 ON SEP 05, 2017

Could you live without your fridge? Your freezer? We lived happily fridge free in Cambridge for many years and Suzie Webb wantss to share what she learned about how to keep food fresh and healthy. Also find out about our transition back to being fridge owners, the pros and the cons.

 

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You are an Ultimate Woman

BY NICKY PETERS
@ VOL 11 ON SEP 05, 2017

When faced by apparent failure, Nicky Peters challenges you to look beyond the instant reaction to give in and take strength and comfort from all that you are by looking through some old family photographs'

 

 

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Childrens Book Illustration

BY MARGARET STURTON
@ VOL 11 ON SEP 05, 2017

Margaret Sturton would like to share the amazing experience of studying children's book illustration at Anglia Ruskin University.

 

CAMBRIDGE Blog

One Week in Gaza


In "
One Week in Gaza" from PechaKucha Night Cambridge Vol.6Nick Welsh talks about his recent film-making trip to Gaza. Under blockade since 2007, 1.8m people live in Gaza.This besieged strip of land where there have been three wars in 6 years, where 50% of the population are children, where unemployment runs at 40% and where 80% of the population are dependent on humanitarian aid to survive. In this presentation, he shares some of his experience, and the situation when he was in Gaza. 

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About the City's Organizers

  • Jon Torrens

    Confident communication via your speaking persona. Ex-stand up comic and video game designer. Rap fan, heroic Dad, tea lover. Level 97 Presentation Ninja.