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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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Gamification of our Everyday

BY MATTHEW ROSENBERG
@ VOL 31 ON DEC 04, 2014

Matthew Rosenberg, an architect at M-Rad based in LA predicts our future will become somewhat of a peewee's playhouse. He believes gamifying our everyday life can induce people to live a more meaningful life. In this presentation, he takes us through a few examples of digital and physical projects that use gaming to solve global issues.

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It Comes in Whispers

BY JAD SALAMEH
@ VOL 21 ON DEC 10, 2014

Based in Paris since 2012, Lebanese-Canadian pianist & composer Jad Salameh shares with us the story of his life-long affair with creativity. In 'It Comes in Whispers', he goes through his composition process and how he came to understand the relationship between his own mind and the music he writes.Little whispers, great ideas!

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The Olympic Effect

BY ANDREW JOSEPH TAYLOR
@ VOL 122 ON FEB 20, 2015

Andrew Taylor talks about how the architectural design of a olympic stadium can create social changes in a community. This idea of urban regeneration can create a better enviroment for locals after the Olympics are over. Andrew's firm, MAKE Architects, put this idea into practice during the 2012 London Olympics.

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Being Funny When You’re Not Really That Funny

BY ZAINAL BOSTAMAN
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 07, 2015

Zainal Bostaman, engineer by day and stand-up comic by night, talks about how he began his comic career (miserably) and after several hits and misses, reached a point where people can properly laugh at his jokes. He now holds comedy workshops and teaches others on how to be funny when they think they're not really that funny.

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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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