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PAST VOL 12

Budapest @ Museum of Applied Arts
May 16, 2009

PAST VOL 2

Champaign-Urbana @ The Canopy Club
Jan 30, 2010

PAST VOL 4

Athens @ The Hub
Mar 18, 2011

PAST VOL 1

Flint
Feb 22, 2011

PAST VOL 2

Flint
Apr 19, 2011

PAST VOL 3

Flint @ The Flint Crepe Company
Jun 10, 2011

PAST VOL 4

Flint @ The Flint Crepe Company
Aug 12, 2011

PAST VOL 5

Pontevedra @ Portal 48
Jun 13, 2013

PAST VOL 5

Townsville
Jun 05, 2014

PAST VOL 125

Flint @ Tenacity Brewing
Mar 16, 2017

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Flying Cigars

BY JENNY LUST
@ VOL 17 ON APR 18, 2013

Jennier Lust likes birds -- a lot. And she really likes chimney swifts. She details all of the details that make the chinmey swift one of the most interesting birds in the animal kingdom.

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Insights from a Higher Perspective

BY BILL FOX
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 24, 2013

Whereas most people became weary of airplanes after September 11th, Bill Fox decided to take up his childhood dream of flying. He became a pilot and then flew over a volcano. While flying over the volcano he learned that living life to the fullest is a lot like being a volcano.

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Flying

BY MARK COOK
@ VOL 20 ON DEC 05, 2013

Pilot Mark Cook really enjoys his job. Despite the difficulties that bad weather can bring, nothing compares to flying at 200 miles per hour and getting to see the sunset up close. In his own words, "aviation is where I live, and life is just a place where I spend time between flights."

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I Believe I Can Fly

BY JAMES PHARAOH
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 05, 2014

James Pharaoh tells us about the joys of real flight and flight simulation and being inspired by the loss of a loved one.

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Flying Photos

BY BRIAN OXFORD
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 20, 2015

Recently photography has been stepping into uncharted territory of skyhigh drone photography. Brian Oxford discusses his new passion and business of drone shots, the legal challenges he has had to overcome and the potential future of this new technology while showing his photos of Western Maryland and surrounding areas. 

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Flying Solo: The Joys of Travelling Alone

BY ELIZABETH WILLIAMS
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 18, 2016

"It's not that the world is so small, it's just that we're really big in it."

In Flying Solo: The Joys of Travelling Alone from PechaKucha Night Accident Vol. 6 Liz Williams discusses the importance of traveling and the empowerment and unique experiences that happen when you travel alone. She offers her tried and true advice on being a solo traveler through her time at home and abroad. 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on May 17th, 2017.

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Monsters, Robots and Flying Tanks

BY TOMMY YOUNG
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 20, 2016

Tommy Young tells us a story of how a bunch of baby guerillas (sly & stealthy) failed to launch, and somehow turned into baby gorillas (cute & huggable) while working on revitalization of Del Paso Boulevard in Sacramento. 

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A Printmaking Dreamatorium

BY MARY ALICE MILLER
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Mary Allice Miller is an editor, writer, and story-telling enthusiast! As a kid, she spent most of her time at her family’s letterpress shop—an ancient dusty dreamatorium where an imagination can wild. She is currently on the editorial staff of Vanity Fair magazine and is hard at word on a short film.

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When Flying Was Cool

BY RYAN BIZIOREK
@ VOL 41 ON MAR 07, 2017

Ryan Biziorek remembers the days when flying was the most romantic way to travel.  For him, it still is.

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Have a safe flight!

BY CSILLA SZABO
@ VOL 34 ON JAN 30, 2018

We fly more often than before but seldom think about the people who actually make it possible for us, besides the pilots and stewardesses. Air traffic controllers are behind the scenes; their role is crucial for our family visits, business trips or dream holidays.

Csilla Szabó started working with air traffic controllers over a year ago and is fascinated by their work. In this presentation, she takes us into the world of air traffic controllers and tells us what she has learned from them.

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The Flying Grass Carpet

Bart Cardinaal and Nadine Roos of HUNK-design and Eddy Kaijser (ID Eddy) have a dream, and it's an inspired one: to see their "Flying Grass Carpet" project take flight and bring a touch of parklife to city centers around the world. Modeled after the idea of creating a giant Persian rug, the massive carpet measures up to 58m x 32 m -- it's adjustable, going down to 22m x 18m -- creating an instant field for anyone to enjoy as they would any park. The carpet is made of over 85 million pieces of artificial grass, using varied lengths and colors to create a satisfying texture. Bart, Nadine, and Eddy's goal is to have the carpet travel from city to city. So far, "The Flying Grass Carpet" has been spotted in the Netherlands (Rotterdam and Amsterdam) and Germany (Aachen). If you'd like to have it visit your city, you can find out how from the official project website. Bart and Nadine coordinate Pecha Kucha Night in Rotterdam, and presented the "Flying Grass Carpet" project at last week's inaugural PKN in Maastricht.

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Flyer for PKN Budapest Vol. 12

PechaKucha Night in Budapest Vol. 12 happens tonight (May 16) at the Museum of Applied Arts. The list of presenters includes Bart and Nadine of "The Flying Grass Carpet" project, which we covered here at PechaKucha Daily earlier this year.

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The Flying Grass Carpet Gets Nominated

We've covered PechaKucha Night in Amsterdam organizers Bart Cardinaal and Nadine Roos' "Flying Grass Carpet" before, but we've very happy to note that the project has been nominated for the Dutch Design Awards. The process now involves public voting, which you can do by going to this page of the competition's site. For more on the project, make sure to visit the official "Flying Grass Carpet" site.

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The Flying Grass Carpet in Budapest

PechaKucha Night in Budapest Vol. 12 was held back in May, and you may remember that at the time we mentioned that PKN Amsterdam organizers Bart Cardinaal and Nadine Roos' "Flying Grass Carpet" was going to make an appearance. Photos from the event have finally popped up, and above you can see an amazing photo that showcases not only the stunning venue (at the Museum of Applied Arts), but the carpet as well.

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PKN Budapest and the Flying Carpet

Way back in 2009, PechaKucha Night in Budapest Vol. 12 played host to Bart Cardinaal and Nadine Roos' "Flying Grass Carpet" -- and we even covered it in a post. Looking through Flickr we just fell upon this new photo that was taken at the same time as the one in the original post (both by Flickr user bujatt), and we just wanted to share it because it's such an amazing view.

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Words Mean Things

"Words trigger emotions, they convey feelings, they describe and reveal." Average humans will often converse on a daily basis exchanging at least 200 words per minute. With this many of these words flying by, it's hard to sit back and think on what each word can really mean. In "Words Mean Things" from PKN Markham Vol. 1, Omar Khafagy takes us through on just a sample of what it's like to read a little deeper into what we say.

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Scribbles

  “I’m a firm believer that most good ideas come from nothing but scribbles.” Graphic designer Katrina Dixon speaks on the power a simple scribble can have in initiating something bigger. From Leonardo DaVinci's scribbles of flying machines to Thomas Edison's drawings of light bulbs, in “Scribbles” from PKN Bedford Vol. 3, she illustrates the power a few lines of paper can have on the future of the human race.

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PechaKucha Flying Colors!

Last week PechKucha Night Tokyo flew is colors loud at proud at Tokyo Design Week for their Vol. 129 Special and largest PKN of the year! A Fuji Mountain of thanks goes out to all the amazing people, from speakers, to guests, to producers who helped make it an amazing night! Stay tuned for more updates!  

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City Focus: Huntsville

Home of the Space and Rocket Center and one of our newest cities, PechaKucha Night Huntsville takes this week's City Focus for hosting it's first volume at Mad Malts Brewery and Tap Room. While we highly encourage shooting for the stars, we can't condone drinking beer and flying rockets ;-) Be safe now, Huntsville. 

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Flying Solo: The Joys of Travelling Alone

Liz Williams discusses the importance of traveling and the empowerment and unique experiences that happen when you travel alone.