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Blame the Brain

BY SIMONE CASTELLO
@ VOL 10 ON JUN 20, 2017

Did you know that we have 50,000 thoughts in a day and in most people 70% of these are negative? Simone Castello shares her journey towards positive thinking, discarding toxic emotional baggage while trying to relax and enjoy life. 

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Hacker History 101

BY MARK CALLEJA
@ VOL 10 ON JUN 20, 2017

Mark Calleja takes you back to the origins of the word ‘Hacker’, and how the mainstream media have hijacked it to mean something ugly and terrifying. In 20 slides, watch as MrC takes you from the first ever ‘hack’ in 1903 all the way up to the crime gangs of the 21st century and looks toward the future of hacking and cyber-security.

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Turning my life around

BY KATI SUARD
@ VOL 10 ON JUN 20, 2017

Kati Suard's story is about how anyone can change their lives at any point and at any age. How she went from finance in Finland to interior design in the UK.
 

 

 

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My Story, Superman, Bruce Lee and Everything in Between

BY LUCA SENATORE
@ 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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How sexing baby chicks saved my life

BY JIM J DOYLE
@ VOL 10 ON JUN 20, 2017

Early impressions can shape our future, but in How sexing baby chicks shaped my life. Jim J Doyle shows how exotic skills from early life shaped his later transition from research manager to energy healer and how we can all choose to follow our inner drive.

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A journey down the time tunnel

BY ALEX MALLINSON
@ VOL 10 ON JUN 20, 2017

Digital Animator Alex Mallinson takes us on a trip down the time tunnel celebrating 50 years of Doctor Who's iconic opening titles. Howlaround! Slit-scan! And where it all went wrong!

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Gymkhana Grid 2016

BY ANDREW STEVENS
@ VOL 9 ON APR 25, 2017

Andrew Stevens journey qualifying for the worlds biggest Gymkhana. A race with a Subaru Impreza to the finish line. 

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Art and the Science of Visual Perception

BY BARBARA NASTO
@ VOL 9 ON APR 25, 2017

In this presentation, Barbara Nasto will prove people are interested in science by using perception games to teach about neural networks. 

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The Art of 'Her'

BY LORETO VALENZUELA
@ VOL 9 ON APR 25, 2017

Loreto Valenzuela talks about "The art of 'Her'". “...real adventures, I reflected, do not happen to people who remain at home: they must be sought abroad." From An encounter by James Joyce. Human encounters, as we all know, are inevitable. Most humans, adhering to their daily routine, tend to have encounters with the same people. However, when one leaves the routine and for example goes on holiday one finds themselves with many more fortuitous encounters than usual. What exactly counts as a fortuitous encounter, what effect may it have on ones life? This presentation will invite you to explore the links between art, curiosity and fortuitous human encounters.

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Travels Towards My Father

BY TIM HEADLEY
@ VOL 9 ON APR 25, 2017

Tim Headley struggled with his own identity and confidence. In often cases, the source of the struggle can be traced back to the level of our father's presence and influence growing up. This story is about being fatherless, the need for true identity and search to meet the man who can be called "dad".

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Twenty Beers That Changed My Life

BY MARK PHILLIPS
@ VOL 9 ON APR 25, 2017

Mark Phillips talks about his discovery of craft beer and shares the 20 beers that have changed his life. A personal journey of discovery and appreciation, whilst trying to remain sober! Cheers to good beer and a wonderful life!

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Urban Sketching

BY YASEMIN GYFORD
@ VOL 8 ON FEB 07, 2017

What is USK, its origins, its manifesto and what Cambridge urban sketchers do. Yasemin Gyford explores the magic of sketching on location with others and talks about sharing with the world online.

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