PechaKucha Presentation

Less 1% domestic grapefruits

CREATED ON SEPTEMBER 11, 2017
IN NAGOYA
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1 Million Cups Madison

BY MEGAN OREAR
@ VOL 12 ON FEB 19, 2015

1 Million Cups is a free, weekly opportunity for local entrepreneurs and startups to engage. Its name is based on the idea that it takes one million cups of coffee to launch a startup.

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How to Butcher a Pig in less than 7 Minutes

BY BARBARA FISHER
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 17, 2015

"The hardest thing is balancing the length of the saw against the size your body parts... I run into torque problems."

In "How to Butcher a Pig in less than 7 Minutes" from PechaKucha Beacon Vol. 3 Barbara Fisher AKA "Barb the Butcher", proves that creativity has no boundaries and just how off-the-wall a topic the PechaKucha 20x20 format can work for. She skools the crowd in 7 minutes or less, on how to turn a pig into a meal. Not for the faint of heart.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, November 4th, 2015. 

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Less 1% supplier of Grapefruits

BY HIDEKI OOSAKI
@ VOL 26 ON MAY 13, 2016

Hideki Oosaki share about the experience of tending to his father's orange and grapfruit tree grove in southern Aichi Prefecture in Japan. 

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Christmas for the Christmas-less

BY ILAN WOLFFBERG
@ VOL 9 ON JUN 21, 2016

"Christmas is an important family holiday.... the party being prepared is for people who have no one to be with on Christmas Eve."

In Christmas for the Christmas-less from PechaKucha Night St. Augustine Vol. 9, Ilan Wolffberg spent over 40 years living in Denmark and shares with us an occasion that keeps him going back in a small commune inside Copenhagen called Christiania. He has been part of the Christmas celebration there for 15 years and continues to be rewarded by volunteering.

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The Road Less Traveled

BY YVONNE (E.V.) JONES
@ VOL 4 ON AUG 11, 2016

"I became almost obsessed with writing this story, as if someone was telling me 'You need to get this out on  paper.'"

In "The Road Less Traveled" from PechaKucha Night Batavia Vol. 4, E.V. Jones examined how events in her life, both good and bad, led her down the path to where she is today, a published author, a registered nurse, and mom of six children. Story writing and -telling was a form of therapy for Yvonne’s oldest son, who was diagnosed with auditory processing disorder. Story nights turned into The Wish, an original story written by . This first book became a series that was picked up by a publishing company.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, November 7th, 2016.

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Rising from the Ashes

BY JAMIE MOSSER
@ VOL 8 ON AUG 17, 2017

Jamie Mosser addresses the myths and misinformation surrounding domestic violence. An attorney, she belongs to an organization called Rise from the Ashes, which works to link attorneys, counselors, and advocates with victims of domestic violence. Her presentation focuses on enlightening people on the realities of domestic violence.

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Desire less and Do more!

BY THU NGUYEN
@ VOL 13 ON NOV 26, 2017

Thu Nguyen kind of person that have lots of desires in her past 24 years. However, until now she recognizes that she only had two hands and can't hold everything she had. Therefore, she choose to focus only on the most important thing - becoming better version of herself. When we desire less, we will have more time to focus on something more valueable, In the end, we believe that all things we did are worthy!

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Knoxville is #1

BY KENNETH HERRING
@ VOL 25 ON NOV 16, 2017

Most people love their city and think it’s awesome. But can you prove it?  Knoxville can. Kenneth Herring shares 20 reasons why Knoxville, Tennessee is the #1 city in America to live. 
 
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Living less with the car

BY PAUL OSBORNE
@ VOL 15 ON MAR 16, 2018

York remains a unique and attractive city, in part because it has always sought to deter cars from entering the city centre.  The historic core has been preserved by pedestrianisation, cycle routes, car parking policies, and park and ride.  But as the city grows, how do we nurture the city’s wider neighbourhoods to become less car reliant? Paul Osborne discusses how can developers tempt us with car-free living rather than automated double garage doors? And what do we all stand to gain from living less with the car?