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The whole thing that powers a PechaKucha event -- whether it's a city-based PechaKucha Night or a "Powered by PechaKucha" event -- is the "20 images x 20 seconds" format. WATCH is where you'll find presentations from all over the world -- get inspired!

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The Future of Cancer Care

BY ANNA VERHULST
@ VOL 24 ON DEC 09, 2014

Due to considerable progress in cancer treatment and survival rates, the population of cancer survivors can be anticipated to keep expanding in the foreseeable future. But even though these patients may be cured of their orinigal disease, survivors often have a to deal with a compromised quality of life. Anna Verhulst, a fifth-year medical student and a cancer rehabilitation researcher, proposes a entirely new way of looking at cancer survivorship and rehabilitation programs...

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Climbing Everest

BY KENNETH KRIMSTEIN
@ VOL 33 ON MAR 03, 2015

Each week Ken Krimstein agonizes over his drawing board in the quest to please the most gruelling editor in the history of publishing - the cartoon editor of the New Yorker magazine.

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Verbal Influences in Architecture

BY MAUREEN MYERS
@ VOL 1 ON JAN 29, 2015

Designer Maureen Myers talks about inspirational architectural quotes that encouraged her throughout architecture school. 

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Drawing Tokyo

BY LUIS MENDO
@ VOL 122 ON FEB 20, 2015

Do you love Tokyo?

Self-proclaimed “draw-er” Luis Mendo speaks about the numerous artists who joined him in creating a beautifully illustrated summary of life in Tokyo. Their efforts were compiled, along with some thoughtful writings, in the latest issue of what is typically an architectural magazine: MAS Context.

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Mickey Pallas - Photographer

BY J A GINSBURG
@ VOL 32 ON DEC 02, 2014

Mickey Pallas was rarely without a camera in hand. In the early days, it was a Graflex, the classic Front Page-style press camera that used sheet film measuring 4 x 5 inches. That was replaced by a twin lens reflex Rollei that used roll film measuring a little over 2 inches square. And finally, the revolutionary 35mm Leica, a camera he adored so much that he also collected them. Janet A. Ginsburg tells the fascinating story this iconic Chicago photographer.

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Find Your Mustache

BY JASON TILK
@ VOL 23 ON AUG 07, 2014

Jason Tilk has been described as a “Renaissance Man”, a 1997 Cleveland Institute of Art graduate he is passionately creative, multi-talented, and pursuing several creative outlets. By day he’s an award-winning designer at Nottingham-Spirk Design, named on 13 patents and counting. By night he’s a vaudeville performer of songs, jokes and magic tricks, and the Co-Founder of the Voix de Ville, a 60 seat pop-up theater.

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Moonhouse

BY JOHAN MOLIN
@ VOL 50 ON FEB 03, 2015

Johan Molin talks about how we can fulfill our dreams and goals. As long as something is possible and we are willing to strive for it, we can do anything. 

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The Truth about Islam

BY ABDULELAH ALALSHEIKH
@ VOL 7 ON NOV 29, 2014

Abdulelah Alalsheik retraces the history of Islam and debunks some misconceptions about this religion.

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What is Kamishibai?

BY DON KRATZER
@ VOL 122 ON FEB 20, 2015

Don Kratzer tells the history of Kamishibai, an art of telling story before the invention of television and manga. The lost art of Kamishibai was a legacy of story telling filled with great art and characters.

 

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Rediscovering Familiar Subjects

BY PETE KELSEY
@ VOL 13 ON NOV 12, 2014

Pete Kelsey - Pete is a strategic projects exec at Autodesk and he uses technologies (LIDAR, photogrammetry, laser scanner, others) to see things and places in new ways. He has digitally preserved moai on Easter Island and is working on creating a digital model of the USS Arizona wreck at Pearl Harbor. The technologies are also used to better monitor coral reefs, and preserve great artifacts. 

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Japan's Small Town Solutions

BY AKIRA SAKANO
@ VOL 23 ON DEC 19, 2014

Akira Sakano introduces various projects in Kamikatsu, including their Zero Waste declaration. These projects help spread awareness to Japanese rural villages and help reduce waste.

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The Invisible Internet of Everything

BY MADHURI EUNNI
@ VOL 31 ON DEC 04, 2014

Technology has evolved over the years to a point where we are a hyper connected society today. Science, engineering and collective intelligence have come together to create powerful internet of things around us. In this presentation, Madhuri Eunni, founder and CEO of SKE labs, explores the infinite possibilities of IoT from wearables, smart homes to smart cities and how it changes the way we live.

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