20 Ways We Make a Difference!

2016 was another amazingly positive year for PechaKucha in the 963 cities we touch around the world, a completely different year to the one portrayed by the media. The world we saw was dominated by true creativity, positivity, passion and real life. Check out 20 ways we make the world better.

Poster for Maimona Vol. 1

We're delighted to welcome 2017's newest PechaKucha Night City, Los Santos de Maimona who host their first volume this week! To mark the occasion they produced this mod 8-bit multi-player poster, no doubt a reflection of the colorful creativity they intend to highlight in the coming year!

PK People: Kevin S. Fox

For PK Person of the Week, and 9-time presenter, Kevin S. Fox, PechaKucha Nights are a "21st-century forum where the professional, the poetic, and the personal find their public". Check out his radio program or his recent presentation from PKN Aalen, Geography of PechaKucha.

Presentation of the Day

"This biggest problem with cars are the drivers."

In "What if the horse actually knows the way?" from PechaKucha Night Asheville Vol. 11, Cecil Bothwell talks about the autonomous vehicles are headed our way faster than we can imagine.The driverless revolution will affect our work and play, parking and highways, car ownership and unemployment.

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Past Presentations of the Day

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Letterpress (or…Biting off more than you can chew)

BY LAURA BAISDEN
@ VOL 20 ON AUG 18, 2016

"You forget all about the lines that you originally drew because they go on a journey and come back to you looking like this!"

In Letterpress (or…Biting off more than you can chew) from PechaKucha Night Knoxville Vol. 2, we hear the story of Camp Nevernice, a budding letterpress design and illustration shop, owned and operated by Laura Baisden. Laura has ten years experience in the field, but in her first year as a sole proprietor- she’s learning many lessons…including the lesson of time-management.

This was PechaKucha of the Day on Tuesday, January 17th, 2017.

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My PechaKucha Journey

BY THOMAS MAILE
@ VOL 27 ON NOV 19, 2016

"What I learned form Karaoke is that it's not about singing perfect; it's about having FUN!"

Thomas Maile is PechaKucha's charasmatic organiser in the charming city of Aalen in Germany. In My PechaKucha Journey from PKN Aalen Vol. 27, he shares about the his perspective on the Global Network of all his PechaKucha friends, and what makes PechaKucha Nights so special in Aalen. Though he admits he's not a perfect English speaker, he insists that life is more fun by trying hard, forgetting about expectations, breaking the rules, and having fun! 

This was PechaKucha of the Day on Monday, January 16th, 2017.

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The Reality of Virtual Reality

BY MARCO ROSA
@ VOL 40 ON AUG 16, 2016

“The reality of virtual reality is that we are still away from that, but we getting there faster than you can imagine! ”

In "The Reality of Virtual Reality" From PechaKucha Night Cape Town Vol.40 Marco Rosa shares about the idea of what is the reality of virtual reality. Where is the technology right now? What is involved in creating meaningful virtual reality experiences? What are the dangers and pitfalls of VR? Why is there so much hype around VR? What the future holds for VR and how can it positively impact the world. His focus on this presentation will be on the educational application and possibilities that VR offers us.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, January 13th, 2017. 

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What is Taxidermy?

BY JAZMINE MILES-LONG
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 27, 2016

“To me, taxidermy it is a delicate craft that involves many skills.”

In "What is Taxidermy?" from PechaKucha Night Bexhill-on Sea Vol.4, Jazmine Miles-Long makes us question, what is taxidermy? Jazmine intends to challenge peoples preconceptions, talking about her ethical practice and how each stage is managed with delicacy and respect.