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The World's Most Powerful Battery

BY JANNA LEVIN
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 03, 2013

Professor of physics and astronomy Janna Levin is fascinated with the idea of using black holes to make elctronic circuits. With a magnetic field one trillion times the size of the earth, a black hole has the potential of producing one quintillion volts. Janna discusses what would be neccessary to carry out such a monumental task. 

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The Power of Radio

BY CARLOS CHIRINOS
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 01, 2016

Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Carlos Chirinos’ work explores innovation and creativity in emerging global music industries, looking at the role of music in public health, international development and social change. He has been a key consultant for radio and music projects in Europe, Africa and Japan - and most recently worked to develop Africa Stop Ebola, a global music campaign to raise awareness about Ebola in West Africa that was featured in the New York Times, The Guardian, BBC and CNN, for which he received an award from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Department of Defense, and USAID.

Currently, Professor Chirinos collaborates with the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, curating music performances to engage the Latin community living in New York City. He is also involved in projects in the UK, Tanzania, Cuba and other countries, looking at the role of music industries in economic development, tourism and social entrepreneurship. He also runs New York University's Music and Social Change Lab

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The Architecture of Entitlement

BY EMMA FULLER
@ VOL 18 ON MAY 18, 2017

In a whirlwind PechaKucha presentation, architect Emma Fuller discusses a history of language and the city plan - how entitlement has created a new architectural tool for the powerful to dismantle the collective and empower the singular. See examples from Mussolini to Trump in this 20x20 !

Emma Fuller is an associate with Diane Lewis Architect PC and teaches architectural history and theory at Pratt Institute. She received her degree from the Cooper Union. Her work addresses architecture as art and memory. This is expanded upon in published essays, exhibitions and architectural projects including the "Richmond as a Work of Art" series, the IPA fellowship, the Green Ward and Michelangelo-La Tourette papers, and the Nebo House.

 

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Architecture for Humanity Channel

Architecture for Humanity is a 501(c)3 non-profit, that has been building a better future through the power of design for the past 15 years. We provide architecture, planning and project management services including construction management and post-occupancy analysis, and facilitate community engagement throughout each project. At the core of our mission, we believe everyone deserves access to the benefits of good design.

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in Jackson
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Designer, DabApps in Seaford
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Student in Chelmsford

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Creating Enduring Art

BY RYAN ROTH
@ VOL 109 ON DEC 04, 2013

Ryan Roth, an artist representative, talks about how undervalued art is in many of today's cities. Buildings are often built in standard ways with art as only an afterthought. They are torn down again within a few years whereas buildings that are built in artistic ways are left standing for hundreds of years.

"Presentation of the Day" on December 20, 2013.

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Macht. Wahn. Vision.

BY DIETER BRUNNER
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 27, 2014

Ganz im Zeichen der Veranstaltung betrachtet Dieter Brunner eines der ältesten Themen der Architektur: den Turm. Bereits seit 7.500 v. Chr. errichtet der Mensch Türme. Und seit jeher üben sie eine besondere Faszination auf den Betrachter aus. Ob als Skyscraper, Wehr- oder babylonischer Turm – Dieter Brunner zeigt uns auf eindrucksvolle Weise, zu welchen monumentalen Bauwerken der Mensch im Stande ist.

 

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The Power of Wind

BY EVAN WATERS
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 14, 2014

Evan Waters met William Kamkwambe on a visit to Malawi, and was inspired by inventive spirit and desire to create change. 

Tells the story of William Kamkwambe, and how he was able to use green energy to power his family's house. In result, allowed him to be noticed and given the opportunity to go back to school, and start working to give back to his community. 

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Heavy Metal Crossing Borders

BY MARWAN AL-SAMARA'E
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 20, 2015

Marwan Al-Samara'e, who grew up in war-torn Iraq, has survived death threats - all in the name of heavy metal! Featured in a documentary called Heavy Metal in Baghdad, his band Acrassicauda was forced to leave Iraq and became refugees. He now believes dreams can come true (even if that isn't very metal) and lives in New York - preaching the power of music to cross borders.  

 

"Presentation of the Day" on June 2, 2015.

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Sparks: The Magic of the Grid

BY ALEX HALBLEIB
@ VOL 5 ON MAY 19, 2016

"The whole idea of being connected in some way, shape, or form, through this system that people set up, is so we can actually help each other do better things." 

In Sparks: The Magic of the Grid from PechaKucha Night St. Joseph Vol. 5, electrical engineer at Whirlpool Corporation, Alex Halbleib distills an explanation of the mechanics (and magic) and the ubiquitous grid that brings our homes energy every day and night. Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, (that's pronounced "Loo-ih-vil", without the "S"!) Alex is currently working in the advanced engineering where he hopes to make the world's connection just a little bit stronger.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, June 15th, 2016.

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Random Thoughts on Management

BY VAHE BALOULIAN
@ VOL 21 ON JAN 23, 2017

"You have to make every person's day a little better becuase they met you. There is no other reason to be in public service."


Vahe Baloulian
 discusses principles of good management within innovative business environment, and how those principles can apply to public governance.

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20 Poems

BY JOHN MCCARTHY
@ VOL 3 ON MAR 09, 2017

Complete with cartoon voices and antecdotes, John McCarthy presents 20 poems accompied by images of public art.

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Self Renovating Neighbourhoods

BY JESS STEELE
IN BEXHILL-ON-SEA

Independent community activist and entrepreneur Jess Steele played a key part in saving Hastings Pier from dereliction. She shares her convictions in collective DIY action to improve neighbourhoods with and for local people.

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PechaKucha Night Pontevedra vol.5 (presenters)

This are the presenters in the next Pecha Kucha Pontevedra vol.5.  It is going to have place in Portal 48, espacio para la creación,   1-Bolboretas de papel-artesania2-Correveydile-organización de eventos 3-Seara Records-plataforma de difusión cultural4-Freshysweet-agencia junior de publicidad5-Noemí Días Patiño- Circulo Polar6-Paulova- artista7-Flying rats-skateboarding crew8-Chás-fotografía

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Global Night in Monterrey

Monterrey will be taking part in the PechaKucha Global Night, with the city's Vol. 3 taking place on September 20. This post on the Monterrey city blog has more details in Spanish, and you'll find details on the official event page as well.

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Global Night in Hartford

Not only is Hartford taking part in the PechaKucha Global Night on September 20, it will also be the city's very first PechaKucha Night. Visit the official event page for more info.

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Global Night in Heraklion

We're jumping for joy -- without a rabbit mask -- to the fact that Heraklion will be taking part in the PechaKucha Global Night on September 20, through the city's Vol. 4. Visit the official event page for more info, including the full list of presenters.

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Global Night in Kumamoto

The city of Kumamoto will be taking part in the PechaKucha Global Night on September 11, with its Vol. 8. It takes place at Felicia, and you'll find details on the poster you see in this post, as well as on the event page.

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Global Night in Budapest

We've been adding so many great PechaKucha Global Night posters to the blog today, and here's yet another one, this time from Budapest for the city's Vol. 34 on September 20. Visit the official event page for more info.

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Global Night in Bordeaux

Bordeaux is also taking part in the PechaKucha Global Night on September 20, proudly listing itself with other participating cities on its flyer. For more info on the city's Vol. 9, visit the official event page.

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Global Night in Manizales

Manizales is taking part in the PechaKucha Global Night on September 20 with its Vol. 5, and has not one, but two posters to publicize the event, both designed by Alex Cano. One is included in this post, and you'll find the other one on the official event page -- which is also where you'll find more details on the event, as well as the list of presenters.

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Poster for PKN Knoxville Vol. 9

Beth Meadows is a talented local artist who is well known for her creative abstractions of found objects, architectural spaces, and historic structures.  She volunteered her time to design the poster for Knoxville's 9th Pecha Kucha and for that we are grateful!    She choose this painting for the poster for the architectural qualities and proportion of the space - perfect for the integration of PKN into Architecture Week!  The couple [and their cats] are taking time from thier busy schedules to sit quietly and listen.  Sometimes PKN can get a little rowdy but the reason we all attend is to listen to a passionate community member share thier craft with us.  It is an inspiring evening of reflection and gratitde.   Beth Meadows graduated from the University of Tennessee with a BFA in Studio Art in 2007. She has lived and worked in Knoxville since then and currently manages The Salvage Room for the non-profit Knox Heritage, receiving and selling historic building materials. She is also the Director, as well as an artist, of 17th Street Studios, a work space for thirteen artists near downtown Knoxville. To view more of her work visit her site http://withbearhands.com/    

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PKN Vientiane Vol. 4 Poster is here!

Sabaidee! We've had a summer full of rest and relaxation over here in Vientiane, so we've hit the ground running with our next PKN popping up at Timeline Cafe on Thursday, September 15 from 6pm. We've got a host of exceptional peeps presenting at this event, so we hope to see you there Vientiane! But don't get us wrong, it hasn't been all poolside cocktails and working on our tans... Over the summer Vientiane-based Lao designer Manilla Chounlamountri, has created a truly awesome poster for our upcoming Vol. 4 event. Manilla is an illustrator at heart, and while she usually draws in black and white, she didn't shy away from punchy hues for this work. We think it sums up the PechaKucha vibe perfectly: captivating, interesting, bold, and cool with just a tad of quirk thrown in! Many, many thanks to Manilla for this wonderful work. We can't wait to plaster them all over town for the community to see!