Tommy Young tells us a story of how a bunch of baby guerillas (sly & stealthy) failed to launch, and somehow turned into baby gorillas (cute & huggable) while working on revitalization of Del Paso Boulevard in Sacramento.
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Pilot Mark Cook really enjoys his job. Despite the difficulties that bad weather can bring, nothing compares to flying at 200 miles per hour and getting to see the sunset up close. In his own words, "aviation is where I live, and life is just a place where I spend time between flights."
Robots: A Step in the Evolution of "Design with Purpose"
BY MICHAEL WIENEN
@ VOL 4
ON SEP 29, 2015
Michael Wienen states that, as an adjective, robotic has come to describe mundane repetition of actions completely void of creative thought. It's ironic that robots, actual robots, have inspired thousands of local youth to dive into the waters of creativity...swimming deeply and coming back for more. High-tech robotics programs have proven themselves locally as an effective educational lure. We'll see how "high technology" accounts for less of the lure than we thought and how applied creativity is the real reward these students are drawn to. This hypothesis is spawning a new generation of local educational programming.
Guerilla Crafts – Yarnbombing, DIY and the Handmade Revolution
BY FRIDA ARNQVIST ENGSTRÖM
@ VOL 54
ON DEC 08, 2015
Journalist, blogger and writer Gerillaslöjd/Guerilla Crafts author, Frida Arnqvist Engström, runs the blog Kurbits and give talks about contemporary and future handicraft and ways of changing the world with your hands.
Flying Solo: The Joys of Travelling Alone
BY ELIZABETH WILLIAMS
@ VOL 6
ON MAR 18, 2016
"It's not that the world is so small, it's just that we're really big in it."
In Flying Solo: The Joys of Travelling Alone from PechaKucha Night Accident Vol. 6, Liz Williams discusses the importance of traveling and the empowerment and unique experiences that happen when you travel alone. She offers her tried and true advice on being a solo traveler through her time at home and abroad.
This was "Presentation of the Day" on May 17th, 2017.
Mom’s Japanese Monsters
BY PAMELA WESSON
@ VOL 5
ON JUN 07, 2016
In the 50s and 60s Pamela Wesson and her family lived in Japan. Her mother fell for antique woodblock prints of ghosts, demons and monsters, which Pamela presenter here tonight. Some of these creatures from centuries ago can be recognised today in Studio Ghibli and other animated films.
From Robots to Realness
BY ZIPHO SIKHAKHANE
@ VOL 16
ON MAY 25, 2017
Zipho Sikhakhane presented on how we act as robots as a human race. It is down to us to change and she gave us ideas on how we can transform ourselves from working to hard, stress levels are high and how we can change how we live our lives. How she invited us to join her Non-Conformity Movement and make a better race
Mr Gorilla who crawled the London Marathon dressed as a Gorilla.
BY TOM HARRISON
@ VOL 15
ON JUN 12, 2017
Tom Harrison is the guy called Mr Gorilla who crawled (yes really CRAWLED!) the London Marathon dressed as a Gorilla.
In this PechaKucha given at Vo. 15 of the London series Mr Gorilla gives a run down of how the mammoth effort went for him and why he did such a crazy thing - all for a great cause - the endangered gorillas!