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The Case for Transit

BY DOUGLAS FUNKE
@ VOL 19 ON MAR 14, 2018

"It was a streetcar network that reached into all the nooks and crannies of Buffalo."

In The Case for Transit from PechaKucha Buffalo Vol. 19, President of Citizens for Regional Transit (CRT) in Buffalo, NY, Doug Funke, recalls the days of efficient streetcar transportation in Buffalo, New York and advocates for improving the current public transportation challenges in the Buffalo Niagara region. The 1950's and 1960's saw a decline in public transport and a car-focused lifestyle with pockets of transit isolation. Funke and the CRT advocate for a return to a more climate-friendly and sustainable approach to public transportation. 

 

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Critter Catching, Then and Now

BY JOE FRANCO
@ VOL 2 ON APR 26, 2013

Joe Franco talks about his childhood, interacting with bugs and catching snakes and frogs, and how the influence of the natural world prompted him to start his own bee and wasp removal service as an adult. He also expands upon the differences between bees and wasps, and shares a bit about how his company, Joe Wasp Nest Removal Services, works to humanely and sustainably relocate bees and wasps. 

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The Startup Bus

BY NATE COOPER
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 14, 2014

Nate Cooper takes us for a ride on the Start Up Bus! 

Apps, programs and comics, oh my!

Going into depth about the features of how the competition helps people connect and work on creating their own businesses. 

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Chennai, By Bus

BY RANGA ROHINI C
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 18, 2015

Ranga Rohini talks about the everyday experience of commuting by buses in Chennai presented through amazing illustrations created during the journey itself.

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Psst... I Have a Secret!

BY SUE LUSTED
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 29, 2016

Sue Lusted, workshop supervisor at Valley Sheltered Workshop, is committed to telling the world about the services the Workshop provides to the community and, more importantly, the positive affect it has on the employees with disabilities who work there.

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To Dubuque or Bust

BY A ALANDA GREGORY
@ VOL 3 ON MAR 10, 2016

A. Alanda shares major milestones on her journey to Dubuque and how she is making Dubuque her home.

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Dance is the BEST

BY ERIK THURMOND
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Eric Thurmond is often asked what it means to be a dancer...to which he wonders if people understand what dance actually is. At PechaKucha Night NYC, he explains the four elements of dance, with some live demonstrations! 

Erik is a performer from Snellville, Georgia. He has danced all over the world and shown his work in Atlanta, New Orleans, Birmingham, Houston, Detroit and New York City. His work centers around ideas of obsession, control and desire.

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A Car-Free Solution in a Transportation Crisis

BY CRICKET DAY
@ VOL 18 ON MAY 18, 2017

Friends Cricket Day, Chris Robbins, and Becca Groban have a solution to the looming transportation crisis hitting New York City in 2019! Listen to their logical solution in this PechaKucha presentation in celebration of NYCxDesign.

Cricket Day, Chris Robbins, Becca Groban, and Kellen Parker are four friends who love to argue about their adopted home, NYC. With backgrounds in landscape architecture, journalism, city planning, and financial risk, the group won Transportation Alternatives’ L-ternative Visions: Reimagining 14th Street and Beyond in March.

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Cricket Shelter: A Modular Insect Farm

BY MARIA AIOLOVA
@ NEW YORK BUILD ON MAR 16, 2017

"Eating bugs is good for you, good for the planet, and good for the future!"

In "Cricket Shelter: A Modular Insect Farm" from PechaKucha Night New York Vol. 18, architect Maria Aiolova discusses her obsession with cricket farming. Her firm, Terreform ONE, built a sustainable insect shelter on site to conduct extensive research on crickets - studying their growth, social development, and reproductive habits...before harvesting the adults and turning them into tasty treats!

Maria is an architect, educator, designer, and community builder in New York City. She is an innovator in ecological design, smart cities, sustainable urban infrastructure, water, transportation, and waste. Maria is a leader in interdisciplinary education focused on future cities.

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The Wannbe Adventurer

BY BOB DENNIS
@ VOL 16 ON NOV 10, 2017

Bob Dennis discusses the old days. Living in the bush, remote aboriginal communities and one of the largest crocs caught in Australia "Sweetheart". 

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20 Images on 20 Years in Japan, Street Art in Usti nad Labem, and Using the PechaKucha Format at School

Presentations Don Kratzer has lived in Japan for 20 years, and following the PK 20x20 format, he uses his presentation (from PKN Tokyo Vol. 95) to share what he's been up to all this time using one image for each year. In her presentation (in Czech, from PKN Usti nad Labem Vol. 2), Zofia Drut talks about her public and street art activities, that have been held in elevators, buses, markets, and any other public venue she's been able to use. Posters We have two new posters to share today on the Tumblr blog, starting with PKN Banja Luka Vol. 6, pictured above -- the event was held just over a week ago. The other addition is a second poster for the upcoming PKN Mendoza Vol. 6 -- see the lovely "moustache" edition we shared last month. Links We are often contacted by teachers and professors from around the world who are interested in using the PechaKucha format in their classes, and here's a great example of its use at the College of Charleston, and one that was inspired by the local PKN series. Professor Jeanette Guinn says PechaKucha in an integral part of her course, Understanding Creativity. “The PechaKucha concept stretches students to be creative and expand their writing and public speaking skills,” she says. “You just can’t achieve that with a paper and a test.”Calendar Tonight (October 9) you can catch PKN Usti nad Labem Vol. 3, and tomorrow sees PKN Hawkes Bay Vol. 4 and PKN Auckland Vol. 31. 

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Business as a Force for Good

Is dumping supplies on the under-privileged really the best way to help them? After realizing what a force for good business could be through serving on humanitarian missions to New Orleans and Haiti, Evan Keller decided to start a non-profit (Entrust) which leverages business to fight poverty. He sends experienced businessmen to Honduras and Haiti to teach, mentor, and hold seminars. Their first year was extremely successful. In "Business as a Force for Good" from PKN Orlando Vol. 11, watch to see the amazing things they accomplished.

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Being a Teenage Business Owner

"I think it’s a little silly to ask a 14 year old what they want to do with their life.” In "Being a Teenage Business Owner" from PechaKucha Night Santa Barbara Vol. 18, Mackenzie Fell recalls the challenges she faced launching a business, while being in the last semesters of high school. She started a marketing business with multimedia design after winning the Scheinfeld New Venture Challenge, a business plan competition through SBCC. Mackenzie addresses the pressures teenagers are faced with to decide what career path they want to take so early on in life. 

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The History of Film as It Pertains to Buster Keaton

"I'm speaking about Buster Keaton because that's really all that really matters." Jennifer Hargis talks about the origins of motion pictures and of Buster Keaton up to WWII, as well as the rise in popularity of both.  She also talks about how film influenced Keaton and Keaton influenced film.