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Do Shit You Love: Innovations of the Heart

BY DAWN HANCOCK
@ MARCH TABLE TALKS ON MAR 14, 2013

Firebelly is committed to cultivating connections between human beings and ideas, inspiring conscious thought and action. As early advocates for socially responsible design, they pioneered an ethic that values honesty, empathy and Good Design for Good Reason™.

"We rely on our intention, intellect and instinct to guide us as we build effective communication tools that encourage conversation and engagement in and across communities to effect positive social change."

Firebelly is also responsible for the UX design of the PechaKucha website.

This presentation was recorded at March's Table Talks, a "Powered by PechaKucha" event series hosted by Table XI in Chicago. View more Table Talks presentations on the Table XI Channel.

"Presentation of the Day" for March 27, 2013.

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Data-Driven Design for Chicago Energy

BY AARON WOLF
@ MAY TABLE TALKS ON MAY 23, 2013

Aaron Wolf is a partner at Datascope Analytics, a data-driven consulting and design company in Chicago. At Datascope Analytics, Aaron leverages his background in operations and business to ensure complex analyses are valuable and communicable.

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Open Gov in Chicago: Changing Government from the Outside In

BY DEREK EDER
@ MAY TABLE TALKS ON MAY 23, 2013

Derek Eder has been building websites in Chicago since 2005. He is the owner of DataMade, LLC, an open government and open data web consulting company, co-founder of Open City, a collective that makes civic apps with open data, and organizer for OpenGov Chicago, a monthly Meetup group that promotes open data and open government in Chicago and Cook County.

"Presentation of the Day" on July 9, 2013.

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Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

BY KATE GARMEY
@ OCTOBER TABLE TALKS: MY WORST IDEA ON OCT 14, 2013

Kate Garmey is a self-proclaimed expert in the area of "bad ideas." She goes through a laundry list of her trials and triumphs, and discusses how she came to work at Table XI. 

"Presentation of the Day" on October 22, 2013.

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Live for Today

BY SHAY HOWE
@ OCTOBER TABLE TALKS: MY WORST IDEA ON OCT 14, 2013

Shay Howe speaks at Chicago Ideas Week on his youthful experiences on the road as part of a rock band. He discusses isolation, perception of reality, and the importance of unplugging from your focus every once in a while in an effort to balance your life. 

"Presentation of the Day" on November 5, 2013.

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Fear. Pain. Humor.

BY MARK RICKMEIER
@ OCTOBER TABLE TALKS: MY WORST IDEA ON OCT 14, 2013

In a funny story of pain and perseverence, Mark Rickmeier captures the audience's attention as he recounts the story of the one fateful highschool day that could have ended in tragedy... but didn't. 

"Presentation of the Day" on October 29, 2013.

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Make It So

BY SHANNON DOWNEY
@ OCTOBER TABLE TALKS: MY WORST IDEA ON OCT 14, 2013

Shannon Downey tells us of a night she and her friends were out drinking and took pictures with a Captain Picard action figure. Upon returning home she created a Facebook fan page for the photos. What happened next resulted in Shannon exploring strange new worlds.
 
"Presentation of the Day" on November 12, 2013.
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My Worst Idea

BY PAUL PAGEL
@ OCTOBER TABLE TALKS: MY WORST IDEA ON OCT 14, 2013

Most entrepreneurs make mistakes along the way. In an illustrated presentation by 8th Light Founder and CEO, Paul Pagel shares a few of his biggest lessons. 

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Plus: A Non-Chronological Story of Gleeful Self-Deprecation

BY JC GRUBBS
@ OCTOBER TABLE TALKS: MY WORST IDEA ON OCT 14, 2013

How would you like to slip around a basement coated with laundry soap, or eat 3 cheeseburgers before riding a rollercoaster? In a hilarious retelling of personal stories, JC Grubbs recounts eight of his favorite mistakes, each one more inane than the last. 

"Presentation of the Day" on November 16, 2013.

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Data Science for Social Good

BY MATT GEE
@ TECHNOLOGY FOR SOCIAL GOOD ON APR 25, 2014

Big Brains, Big Buzzwords, and Big Hearts: Matt Gee tells the story of how a disgruntled capaign staffer, a disgruntled PhD student, and a disgrunteld jouranlist stumbled upon a way to make a little bit of good in the world with data. 

"Presentation of the Day" on May 13, 2014. 

 

SITEWIDE Search Results: “Chicago Ideas Week”

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Tokyo Design Week Channel

PechaKucha Nights at Tokyo Design Week are where audiences can catch presentations by some of the brightest and most interesting design talent in Japan (with a few welcome guests from abroad). Each year's event fills up the TDW venue where it is held, with upwards of 700 to 1000 in attendance.

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Global Cities Week Channel

Our 2012 global event had the goal of celebrating every PechaKucha Night city, worldwide. It was a weeklong celebration (February 20-26) that brought all PechaKucha organizers, presenters, and attendees together, with a focus on highlighting all of the amazing cities that make up the global PechaKucha community.

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Table XI Channel

Table XI is a custom software development firm based in Chicago, and is the web development team behind the newly launched pechakucha.org website. "Table Talks" is a recurring series of PechaKucha-style lightning talks held over lunch at our office. The event is designed to foster idea exchange, collaboration and learning, and features a lineup of top-notch entrepreneurs, technologists, designers and storytellers from Chicago and beyond.

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BitSummit Channel

BitSummit is a new conference in Western Japan for indie developers to showcase ideas and meet with publishers. For this year's BitSummit MMXIV (March 7-9) the festival has expanded in size, length, and quality, with three days worth of guest speakers and musical guests, combined together in an event unlike anything ever seen.

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3d renderings, animations and realtime (VR), visualizedconcepts inc. in Chicago
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Procurer of Art, Beauty & Curiosity, Fun Finders in Chicago
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Designer and Trainer, Jonny Douglas Ltd in Sheffield
Steven Haulenbeek
Designer, Steven Haulenbeek Design Concepts Inc. in Chicago
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Poetry Press Week
Poetry Press Week in Portland, Oregon
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Paper Engineer, Direct Marketer, Designer, Paper and Pixel in Sydney

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Speculative Design

BY JESSICA CHARLESWORTH
@ VOL 19 ON SEP 06, 2011

In this presentation, Jessica shares with us various ideas and tools to help make decisions about our future. She works for public and private sector organizations, helping them explore the eventual implications of their field. (in English)

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Exploring Ideas of Biometric Curation

BY HANNAH GREEN
@ VOL 34 ON JUN 02, 2015

Hannah Green and Allison Jones investigate bird habitats and use an analogy for creating a gallery space in Chicago's Pullman neighborhood.

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Chicago Plant Rescue

BY LINDSEY TELFORD
@ VOL 39 ON SEP 06, 2016

Lindsey Telford and her organization Chicago Plant Rescue find new homes for greenery that's no longer wanted in commercial spaces. 

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Chicago Design Museum

BY TANNER WOODFORD
@ VOL 39 ON SEP 06, 2016

Tanner Woodford gives his PechaKucha presentation as a synopsis of Chicago design history, and the foundation of the Chicago Design Museum.

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Poster for PKN Chicago Vol. 11

PechaKucha Night in Chicago returns to Martyrs' next week (September 1) for Vol. 11, and as the poster clearly indicates, promising "a veritable feast for the eyes, ears and mind."

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Special PKN in Chicago

Chicago hosted a special edition PechaKucha Night last week. Organizer Peter Exley explains: To celebrate Daniel Burnham's Plan of Chicago Centenary, PechaKucha Night had a special event focused on Burnham's architectural legacy, sold out the "Big. Bold. Visionary." exhibit space, and shared the evening making no little plans. The next regular edition of PKN Chicago (Vol. 12) is set for December 1 at Martyrs'.

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PechaKucha in the Chicago Tribune

A nice piece on PechaKucha was published in yesterday's Chicago Tribune, and can be read online here -- big thanks to PKN Chicago organizer Peter Exley for the heads-up. We sure love this way of describing the events: "a poetry slam of ideas."

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PKN Chicago Vol. 17

Chicago played host to what appears to have been a terrific PechaKucha Night (Vol. 17) last week, and organizer Peter Exley sends in a few photos to share -- and can see who presented on the official event page. All photos were taken by Thorsten Bösch, and as the second photo in this post will attest, it was indeed a sold-out show.

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PKN Tokyo/Chicago in New Orleans

Last week we mentioned that a one-off PechaKucha event was happening as part of the AIA Convention 2011 in New Orleans, and here's a look at two of the presenters, none other than PK co-founder Mark Dytham and PKN Chicago organizer Peter Exley. 

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PKN Chicago in the News

PechaKucha Night in Chicago gets a nice piece in Time Out Chicago ("The new, cool lecture"), and this gives us an opportunity to mention that the city's next event will be its momentous Vol. 20, set for December 6 at Chicago's regular PKN home, Martyrs'. The photo above is by Thorsten Bosch.

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Flyer for PKN Chicago Vol. 20

We have another city this week celebrating that magical PechaKucha Night Vol. 20, and that's Chicago. The event happens tonight (December 6) at the city's regular venue, Martyrs' -- you'll find the full list of presenters with links on the official event page.

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PechaKucha x Chicago Tribune

PechaKucha teamed up with the Chicago Tribune earlier this week for a fantastic event at the House of Blues in Chicago, where the newspaper's photojournalists shared what it's like to do what they do using the PechaKucha format. Check out the official event page to see more photos from the event. Pictured, PKN Chicago organizer Peter Exley on stage, facing the crowd.

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Poster for PKN Chicago Vol. 31

Chicago's PechaKucha Night Vol. 31 is just over a week away (on Tuesday, September 9), and here's the poster -- designed by Matthew Hoffman -- to prove it.

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City Focus: Chicago

For our City Focus this week, we return to one of our more vibrant -- and veteran -- series, and that's the one in Chicago, with the latest batch of presentations published coming from last month's Vol. 32.