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We haven’t scheduled our next PechaKucha Night yet, but in the meantime you can watch some presentations, look at our map to see if there are any scheduled PKNs in nearby cities, or have a look at the long list of upcoming events, to see if there’s one you can attend!

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Featured Presentation

Andrew K. Stein takes us on an interesting disection of a much loved Christmas song that describes the truly visionary foresight of the narrator to achieve a goal. Set the goal, identify stakeholders, etc., etc., as the narrator works toward her ultimate wish of owing a hippo! Andrew effectively walks us through the process, so sit back and enjoy this special non-holiday holiday presentation! 

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How to Tell a True, Personal Story (According to Me)

BY SHANNON TURNER
@ VOL 35 ON FEB 25, 2018

Increasingly, story-telling is becoming not only a way to communicate ideas but also an actual art form. So how can you, with a possible story to tell, say what you need and want to in a more effective way? Shannon Turner guides us through why storytelling is so effective, how to be more effective, all peppered with her own experience starting life in storytelling.

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Blockchain: Trust in a Trust-less World

BY ROOP SINGH
@ VOL 35 ON FEB 25, 2018

What is “blockchain” and how is it actually a part of our lives? Where did it come from and where is it going? It is an exciting time to ask these questions as blockchain is a technology that has the potential to change every technological interaction we have. Can you trust a vague and anonymous interaction with a 3rd party you’ve never met before? Listen as Roop Singh describes the dyamics of blockchain and where we are now in its evolutionary path.

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Driving Out Hunger One Mile at a Time

BY JOE LABRIOLA
@ VOL 35 ON FEB 25, 2018

The amount of food wasted in the United States each year is truly and utterly staggering. The agricultural and food processing economy drives this overabundance of perishable foods and many persons seek some form of mitigation. But what about those families and persons that live with a life of want and need? Could the glut of food being discarded be redirected to those in need? Yes. Listen in as Joe describes the Second Helpings organization and how they work to redistribute healthy foods that would otherwise rot in the trash.

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Relational Presence: A Journey to Deep, Authentic Connection

BY ERIC ATWOOD
@ VOL 35 ON FEB 25, 2018

Eric Atwood was a severe introvert while growing up. He was shy and quiet like so many folks out there, but he experienced a change when traveling in New Zealand and finding Speaking Circles. He discovered new ideas and ways of establishing genuine connection with others, and he did this through training in speaking, but more importantly in listening. Tune in and hear Eric talk of his various discovers on his journey to better listening.

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All of "ITP": Biking Every Road Inside the Perimeter

BY CRAIG DURKIN
@ VOL 35 ON FEB 25, 2018

What began as a project to map all of the fruit trees in the city of ATL turned into a game, a challenge, and a discovery. Craig Durkin began biking entire neighborhoods as the founder of Concrete Jungle, taking different routes each time, and finding all manner of interesting aspects and landmarks around the city. Now, he has decided to bike every road inside Atlanta’s perimeter road (outer belt/beltway/perimeter). Listen as Craig tells of how this project began, what he’s found along the way, and how he is turning this project into crow-sourced information.

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dis//ABLING Architecture + Human Physiology

BY YOUSEF BUSHEHRI
@ VOL 33 ON AUG 27, 2017

Which is true: People are disabled because of their bodies  -or-  People are disabled because the built environment makes them so? A challenging question that Yousef has been asking throughout his academic career as an architect. Join us and listen as Yousef Bushehri describes his on-going researching into the solvable challenges in providing ADA access. 

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The Strength of Georgia's Public Libraries

BY WENDY CORNELISEN
@ VOL 33 ON AUG 27, 2017

"When I say, 'library' you think 'books'," begins Wendy Cornelisen's PK talk. Do you think about books when you think about libraries? Well, Wendy's talk disavows you of the notion that libraries are only about books. How about music? Free movies? FISHING RODS! Wendy works with the State's Public Library system which supports all of the public libraries here in the state of Georiga. 

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My Synesthesia Superpower

BY SIANA ALTIISE
@ VOL 33 ON AUG 27, 2017

Can you see sounds? Taste colors? Siana Altiise takes us through her journey of discovering that she has synesthesia and what it is like to love music because of the color of it! Synesthesia is Siana's superpower and maybe you, too, have a superpower of your own! 

 

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Every Day I'm Hustling


"Find something you want to do, put it out in the world because if no one sees it, nobody can do anything with it."
In 
"Every Day I'm Hustling" from PechaKucha Atlanta Vol. 22, Scott Fuller presents on the Studio Temporary and how he has grown his design business in Atlanta by hustling every day. His advice is to always ask, help your friends, never stop creating, and finally - get out! 

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About the City's Organizers

  • Kevin Ward

    Hailing from the Buckeye State and a wanderer at heart (add Japan, Haiti, Mexico and Honduras to the list of places traveled) I find myself here in ATL having recently moved from San Francisco. Now, I find I am providing some of the best art and independent film for the masses here in the South. I used to assist and help organize the Columbus, OH Pk Night and I'm looking forward to continuing the fun here in ATL!

  • Amanda Plumb

    I love Atlanta and I'm happy to support creative projects that bring people together -- like Pecha Kucha. And 5 years running StoryCorps Atlanta has taught me a lot about what makes a good story. I'm also a dedicated chicken mommy and I take my southern hospitality duties rather seriously.

  • Siana Altiise

    I am a multi-disciplinary artist, with a focus on the neurological phenomena called Synesthesia (I have fortunately been living with this condition since birth). My artistic goal is to replicate Synesthesia's multi-sensory responses across varying professions, practices and modes of learning.