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Rick Valicenti: Human Presence

July 30, 2011 by  
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Graphic design legend Rick Valicenti incites us to “bring life to form,” using design and technology to mediate real human presence. His talk is an exploration of creative methods that help today’s leaders gain perspective and inspire change.

ALS Therapy Development Institute

May 1, 2010 by  
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“Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease and outside the US as Motor Neuron Disease (MND) or Charcot’s Disease, is a progressive neuro-degenerative disease that attacks motor neurons in the brain (upper motor neurons) and spinal cord (lower motor neurons) and affects muscle function. ALS TDI is the world’s first non-profit biotechnology […]

Anna’s Adventures

April 28, 2010 by  
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Imagine being a Doctor and having cancer. “Sydney-born Rhodes Scholar, Doctor, Medical Researcher and cancer patient, Anna Donald was a fearless explorer, eager to communicate her experience. While undergoing her fourth round of chemotherapy and exploring complementary therapies, Anna used her formidable skills to offer rare insights from the other side of the doctor-patient divide. […]

Love Across the Ocean

April 16, 2010 by  
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“Children are their first priority. LATO dreams of a day when those least able to care for themselves, aren’t forced to rummage through garbage for food. Originally created to build and renovate schools, LATO soon found itself helping families who struggle to feed themselves on a daily basis. LATO’s President is Leyna Nguyen, a three-time […]

Near Journeys End

March 23, 2010 by  
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My insides were thrashing about like some taniwha (in Maori myth these were the guardians of the river) restless beneath the awa’s surface. It started this

The Return

March 22, 2010 by  
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They say, ‘that moments of great adventure come slowly but suddenly’, there’s a good deal of truth to this small but byway encountering observation. We’re making our way back to

A Bridge to Nowhere, Abandoned Dreams

March 21, 2010 by  
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As we head back up the hill to the car parked under the trees, we pass a gaggle of small children coming down to the boat ramp at Pipiriki for a swim. A little boy with

Pipiriki

March 20, 2010 by  
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Pipiriki is 79 kilometres from the city of Whanganui and is seen as the gateway to the Whanganui National Park. We’d stopped by the kiosk before making our way down

Unintended Consequences

March 19, 2010 by  
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A most fortunate (for we humankind) and unintended consequence of hubris is that it may sometimes take just by, and like the touch of a feather in the tender hand of a

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