William Powers, "New Slow City" | Talks At Google
Author William Powers visited Google's Cambridge, MA office to discuss "New Slow City: living simply in the world's fastest city". Burned out after years of doing development work globally, William Powers spent a season in a 12’ x 12’ cabin off the grid in North Carolina, as recounted in his award-winning memoir, "Twelve by Twelve". Could he live a similarly minimalist life in the heart of NYC? To find out, Powers and his wife jettisoned 80% of their stuff, left their 2000 sq. ft. Queens t
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Winyo performs traditional Luo songs infused with witty storylines, Afro fusion, Afro jazz, and Benga (a mix of contemporary music with traditional Kenyan Luo music in which the guitar is played to mimic a Luo eight-string lyre called a nyatiti). Winyo sings in Dholuo, Swahili and English. Speaker Biography: Born Shiphton Onyango, Winyo adopted the artistic name "Winyo," which is a Luo word for "bird." The Luo are a tribe from the Lake Victoria region of Western Kenya. He says that he derives
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In the fall of 2014, the University of Rochester published a new volume of history entitled "Our Work is But Begun," the closing comment in the inaugural address of our first president, Martin Brewer Anderson. The book, written by Janice Bullard Pieterse, covers the history of the University from its founding in 1850, to the year that our 10th president, Joel Seligman, arrived in 2005. While it is not the first published history of the University, it is the first, in several decades, to treat
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This report describes and theorises the findings of a workshop discussion, commissioned by WYLLN, into the views of arts organizations on the challenges they face in becoming more enterprising and less grant dependent.
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  • de twaalf belangrijkste kinderrechten en voorbeelden hierbij;
  • de belangrijkste organisaties die zich inzetten voor de bescherming van de kinderrechten.

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