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Bottoms Up

BY VINCENT OFFERMANS
@ VOL 19 ON MAY 11, 2013

Vincent Offermans is an entrepreneur in the video business that started out young and now aims to help youngsters that are starting off early like he did.

Here he shares about his program Proving Grounds, which aims to give young people the training and experience necessary to move forward. 

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Reviewing my Perception of Change

BY SOPHIE VAN WERSCH
@ VOL 22 ON JUN 04, 2014

Sophie van Wersh's shares her experience with the organisation Students Against Prejudice in a village in Bangladesh, which impacted her deeply and made her understand that making a difference on a small scale is still significant. For Sophie, revising her plan from changing the world to changing an individual's world was a step forward. 

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An Indian in the Netherlands

BY VIJAY WAKCHAURE
@ VOL 21 ON JAN 17, 2014

Vijay Wakchaure travelled from his native India to the Maastricht School of Management in the Netherlands to study for his MBA degree. He had not anticipated that this experience would teach him so much about himself and his culture as well!

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This is What Going Crazy Feels Like

BY BECKY CASTLE MILLER
@ VOL 24 ON DEC 09, 2014

In 2009, while dealing with undiagnosed postpartum depression, Becky Castle Miller experienced an emotional breakdown. She battled Major Depressive Disorder for two years. She wants to invite people into the experience of mental illness to help reduce the stigma surrounding public discussions of mental health. In January, she will be (re)launching an online magazine about women's mental and emotional health. 

"Presentation of the Day" on February 4, 2015.

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Misconceptions about Bangladesh

BY AMIT BISWAS
@ VOL 26 ON APR 09, 2015

From his experience of traveling and living in abroad, Amit Biswas sheds light on the unspoken beauty and contribution of Bangladesh to the world. He shares his own experience and contrasts it with the misperceptions and misconceptions about Bangladesh in the western countries. He highlights the facts which western media hardly talks about.

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How a simple change can change your daily life

BY ANDRÈ WOUTERS
@ VOL 27 ON NOV 23, 2015

Everything changed for André Wouters when he started slowing down. Rather than taking his lease car he started traveling by public transportation. He started talking to people in the train and discovered new stories. He realised how a simple change can open up a whole new way of living.

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Living Differently

BY JAN BIERHOFF
@ VOL 30 ON JUN 13, 2016

A number of societal and architectural changes force us to radically rethink the way we plan, build and experience our city centres. The SphinxTuin initiative, a building project for the inner city of Maastricht, is an attempt to incorporate these innovations and present a new way of living for a variety of target groups: entrepreneurs, knowledge workers, culture and art lovers.

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When Food Brings Cultures Together

BY SONIA KAR
@ VOL 31 ON SEP 07, 2016

"People were interested not about only the food that it was made, but also the backgroud from where did it come from."

In "When Food Brings Cultures Together" from PechaKucha Night Maastricht Vol.31Sonia Kar is an independent entrepreneur who tells us the idea about her online platform, where different cultures meet through their menus. We human beings are very different, each and every one of us have some principles and values in us which have been influenced by our family, culture, upbringing and country. We all are effectively ambassadors or representatives of our families, cultural backgrounds and countries. But how often do we share our culture or are aware about the culture of others and can this be done through our food?

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, November 1st, 2016.

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#FreeInterrail: Saving Europe by travelling

BY VINCENT-IMMANUEL HERR
@ VOL 32 ON FEB 06, 2017

Imagine yourself turning 18 and finding a personalised letter from the European Union in your mailbox. In it: a voucher to travel Europe. Your life will change! Europe is facing many problems - a lot of them have to do with people not knowing or understanding each other.

Imagine what a Europe we could build together, if all future generations were enabled to explore and experience European cultural diversity and beauty first-hand. #FreeInterrail advocates for just that.

In this presentation Vincent-Immanuel Herr invites us to join the movement and make sure that all EU youth are empowered to become Europeans out of experience. 

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Breaking the Cycle to Achieve a Happy Life

BY BERNAS SYAFRI
@ MSM GOES PECHAKUCHA ON MAR 17, 2017

We have to overcome our own fear to have a happier and meaningful life -  today and in the future, says Bernas Syafri. For this, we have to break out from our comfort zone and conquer our fears, and also reflect on our past experience.

 

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Land Sea Sky

BY RITA BEIKS
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 29, 2013

When Vancouver International Airport (YVR) required a thematic makeover in terms of experience, numerous local artists answered the call. Rita Beiks discusses the concept behind YVR's renewal -- namely "Land Sea Sky" -- and how the installations and exhibits of Aboriginal Canadian art serve to welcome travelers to the city. 

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Designing Spaces with Interaction in Mind

BY EDWIN SCHLOSSBERG
@ VOL 113 ON APR 30, 2014

"You can discover the ideas with 34 other people simultaneously so it's the interdependence that makes for the consciousness."

Edwin Schlossberg 
speaks about designing places where people can both learn from one another and understand complex ideas using a mixture of no technology and high technology. Edwin has been designing facilities all over the world where people can learn and discover new things from each other’s experiences and from the tools held within.

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How to Develop Skills Properly

BY VIACHESLAV RUDNYTSKYI
@ VOL 11 ON APR 26, 2014

Viacheslav Rudnytskyi is a public speaking coach at Success Technology Training Company. In his presentation from PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Education, he called for the need of constant self-education, self-assessment of permanent resources and the proper selection of trainers and coaches.

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Useful Advice: How to Become a Programmer

BY ALEX PETERSEN
@ VOL 11 ON APR 26, 2014

Alexander Korotkiy, a senior .NET developer at SmartGuy Group A/S and is leading MS SQL and .NET-related master classes in Ciklum. In his presentation from PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Education he provides useful tips about IT education; such as the need to constantly improve the educational level, attend workshops, seminars, and improve English. 

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What's 'Cool Japan'?

BY BENJAMIN BOAS
@ VOL 124 ON APR 22, 2015

最近よく聞く「Cool Japan / クールジャパン」って何でしょう?子供の時から漫画やアニメ、テレビゲームなど日本のサブカルチャーにハマり、日本人以上に日本人らしいアメリカ人のBenjamin Boas(ベンジャミン・ボアス)さんが、自身の体験からクールジャパンを熱く語ります!

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A Mask for all Occasions

BY DAVID DIXON
@ VOL 4 ON JAN 19, 2016

IT Consultant David Dixon talks us through the hidden meaning behind masks – not just the physical masks that have appeared in popular culture for centuries, but the masks we all where every day to hide our true self and our emotions.

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Football cliché's can be nuts

BY JOJO DEBRAZZA
@ VOL 4 ON JAN 19, 2016

The terms and cliches used in football can be confusing and sometimes odd to children, writer and football development officer JoJo Debrazza tells us a story that shows just how crazy they may seem to young ears and minds.

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Art of the Pencils

BY CAROLINE WEAVER
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 01, 2016

“Pencil is a small thing that can make a big difference in the lives of people who use them.”

In "Art of the Pencil" from PechaKucha Night New York Vol.16 , Caroline Weaver, amateur pencil collector but lifelong pencil lover, founded CW Pencil Enterprise in November 2014. With her pencil experts, Caroline digs up the stories and origins of these objects and make them accessible to those who appreciate them for their functionality, beauty and history. As simple as it may be, the pencil is something which despite advances in technology will never become obsolete.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016.

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Belly Buttons: An Unexpected Portal to Miracles

BY JOHN LAMPERIS
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 25, 2017

The birth of a blind child followed by the birth of a sighted child provided a miraculous discovery for John N. Lamperis, the father of both, who was not only present at their births, but assisted in making their belly buttons. While sharing his journey, John tells humorous anecdotes of his frustration with his oldest daughter’s attire, which revealed his creation—that is, the belly button—and describes the joy in knowing that, sighted or not, each of children is a blessing.

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Illustrating a PKN Experience

It's one thing to write about your PechaKucha Night experience, but how about illustrating it? That's just what Maya Zankoul did, following her appearing at last week's PKN Beirut Vol. 6. Read the entire comic strip here.

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Winemaking 101, Minimalism in Poster Design, and the PechaKucha Milan Experience

Presentations As we've covered multiple times on the blog, PechaKucha was in Milan last month for the Milano Salone (Milan Design Week), with a series of four PechaKucha events held at Heineken's temporary club space, designed by up-and-coming creators who were selected through a series of PechaKucha events in four cities. In this presentation (from PKN Tokyo Vol. 91), Jean Snow gives you a taste of what the events were like, and slips in a few design week-related slides as well. So you think you know about wine? Sommelier Fabien Jacob definitely knows a thing or two about the process of making wine, and in this presentation (from PKN San Antonio Vol. 5), he shows you what that process looks like. He also ends up explaining the types of grapes used, and famous winemaking regions. Posters Today we've added three beautiful posters from previous PKNs in Kosice (Vol. 15-17) to our Tumblr blog. We really love the minimalism of the Vol. 16 poster (above) -- certainly not what you tend to see from an event poster.  Photos We have a few more photo galleries from the archives to share today. Above, cheers from an attendee at PKN San Juan Vol. 5, and then a relaxed audience taking in the outdoor PKN Warsaw Vol. 8. PKN San Juan Vol. 5 [Flickr]PKN Kyiv Vol. 3 [Website Gallery]PKN Warsaw Vol. 8 [Flickr]PKN Kelowna Vol. 1 [Flickr]Calendar As you saw yesterday, it's a busy week for PKNs -- and it's been a great month, with well over 80 events on the calendar -- and we've got lots more coming tomorrow (May 24): PKN Lucerne Vol. 4, PKN Koszalin Vol. 9, PKN Coruna Vol. 6, PKN Barcelona Vol. 16, and PKN Curitiba Vol. 2. For the weekend, you can look forward to PKN Dubai Vol. 11 and PKN Cancun Vol. 3 on Saturday, and then PKN Coventry Vol. 9 and PKN Nagano Vol. 20 on Sunday. 

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Experiencing Artsweek, Toronto's Largest Scavenger Hunt, and a Passionate Talk about PechaKucha

Presentations Robert Fishbone had an amazing experience taking part in Artsweek -- like learning how Bobby McFerrin does his vocal gymnastics -- and in this lively presentation (from PKN Salt Lake City Vol. 8), you'll get to experience part of it too. Rafi Ghanaghounian of Keep Six Exhibits shares his fun project called "Blocks," Toronto's largest scavenger hunt. Originally, the project was just between him and his son, but after doing this presentation (from PKN Toronto Vol. 14), he is now turning into an actual public event. Posters Barcelona always comes up with great posters for its events, and here's another great example -- designed by LoSiento -- for the city's upcoming Vol. 17. You'll of course find more great posters on our Tumblr Blog. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qM4TXMBGLdY  Video PKN Orlando organizer Eddie Selover has been doing an amazing job with his series -- to a point that he was awarded a Silver Brick -- and earlier this month he participated in a TEDx event in Orlando, and spoke about his experience with PechaKucha, in a talk entitled "How PechaKucha Changed My Life."  Calendar Here's what's on tonight (October 30): PKN Eureka (Montana) Vol. 1, PKN Grand Rapids Vol. 5, PKN Buenos Aires Vol. 27, and PKN Pittsfield Vol. 4. Tomorrow night we celebrate Tokyo Designers Week with our big PKN -- aka PKN Tokyo Vol. 96 -- at the Meiji-Jingu Gaien grounds. You'll also find these three events: PKN Derby Vol. 7, PKN Mikkeli Vol. 1, and PKN Montevideo Vol. 8.

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Learn by doing

Volodymyr Vorobyiov presenting his unique experience at PKN vol.6 IT Dnepropetrovsk of creating educational center, combing need of programmers to study and need of young programmers to learn by doing. This a perfect opportunity for non professional teachers to share their programming experience and non professional programmers to start actual work. 

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Firefly Experience

Glowing orbs of light ricochet amongst the reeds as a warm, magenta dusk sets in.  In today's Presentation of the Day, "Firefly Experience" from PKN Fairfield Vol. 2, award-winning photographer Radim Schreiber shares some his truly awe-inspiring photos of bioluminescent insects. Radim speaks on how he developed a fascination for the species, and how he went about approaching them in terms of his photography. 

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Modern Age Education

Volodymyr Vorobiov, CEO Ruby Garage, in his presentation from PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Education made ​​a presentation on the development of IT education. His advices were simple, but relevant at the same time. First, you need to read a lot. In the age of virtualization and total internetization, reading is necessary like the air! Success achievement in the field of IT education requires the following skills: positive motivation, getting practical experience and ongoing commitment to update information. Moreover it would be great to find a mentor who with his practical advice will guide you to the right and constructive direction. Go for it, and you get it all!

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Useful Advices: How to Become a Programmer

Alexander Korotkiy, a senior .NET developer in SmartGuy Group A/S and is leading MS SQL and .NET-related master classes in Ciklum, in his presentation from PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Education gives a lot of useful tips about IT education that have to be considered like the need to constantly improve the educational level, attend workshops, seminars, improve English. 

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How to Develop Skills Properly

Viacheslav Rudnytskyi, Public Speaking Coach, Success Technology Training Company, in his presentation from PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Education called for the need of constant self-education, self-assessment of permanent resources and the proper selection of trainers and coaches.

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A Hong Kong Experience

Everyone knows about Hong Kong’s big buildings, but have you seen the local side of the city? Designers Huschang Pourian and Sonia Chow speak about the art and design culture of Hong Kong. In "A Hong Kong Experience", at an extra-special PKN Tokyo Vol. 123 held during PechaKucha’s first-ever global summit: Pow Wow 2015, they explore the urban, nittiest, and grittiest sections of their wonderful city.

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PKN 2 in Vientiane!

Vientiane's second PechaKucha Night took place on March 31, 2016, with more than 120 people coming together upstairs at Coco&Co.! Vintage furniture, chandleirs, and a crazy cat pillow - thank you Coco for letting us invade the coolest living room in Vientiane! The event brought together nine of the Capital's creative, innovative and talented minds: social media photographer Janna Gibson, avid mapper Matthias Bethke, documentary maker and journalist Vannaphone Sitthirath (Kino), photographer Tessa Bunney, theatre director Margarete Magiera, publishing manager Dominique le Roux, designer and cafe owner Nilada Ratanavong, cafe owner Yoko Matsushima, and photographer Micka Perier, to share their ideas with the community. Presentations spanned personal essays and life-shaping experiences, a culmination of 15 years of portrait photography, a spoken word performance, coffee as a means of communication, agriculture and mapping, a theatrical journey, and asking ourselves if we have a book in us. Many thanks to the Vientiane community for coming down and supporting our 9 fantastic speakers - along with our supporters Coco & Co Cafe, TOH LAO Coworking Space & Services, and of course our wonderful Vol. 2 poster designer Vilakone Phachanthavong! Here's a few snaps from the event! Photos by Kate Antonas, and Nao Ito when noted.   Janna Gibson presenting '#RealLaosProject' Yoko Matsushima presenting 'Laos, Coffee and the Little House' Nilada Ratanavong presenting 'Observations of Beautiful Forms' Micka Pereir presenting his visual essay.    Photo by Nao Ito.  Vol. 2 speakers (L-R): Janna Gibson, Margarete Magiera, Micka Perier, Vannaphone Sitthirath, Yoko Matsushima, Tessa Bunney, Nilada Ratanavong, Matthias Bethke, and Dominique le Roux.