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Une Histoire d'énergie : équations et Transition - Energy Stories, Equations and Transition

BY FONTENEAU RAPHAEL
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 20, 2014

L'accès à une énergie abondante a façonné nos sociétés. La transition énergétique vise à soustraire nos sociétés de leur dépendance à des ressources énergétiques finies et non-renouvelables. Un tel objectif est-il atteignable ? Les mathématiques appliquées peuvent nous aider à imaginer l'avenir...

Having access to abundant energy is a key component of our societies' lifestyle. The energy transition amounts in abolishing the dependency of our societies to finite and non-renewable energy resources. Is this manageable? Applied mathematics may help us imagine the future...

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Le design, une arme de choix dans l’accompagnement à la transition énergétique !

BY THOMAS DUQUESNE
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 15, 2016

Ingénieur civil de formation, Thomas Duquesne est arrivé chez Stûv en 2006. Amené à coordonner l’équipe de recherche et développement, il y découvre la complexité vertueuse issue de la collaboration et de la confrontation des idées émanant des différents métiers de l’entreprise. Considérant le design industriel comme un outil de base dans l’accompagnement de la transition d’un modèle de croissance austère basé sur le consumérisme à celui de sobriété heureuse, il expérimente quotidiennement la force de cette dynamique créative dans l’accomplissement du projet d’entreprise Stûv :  Proposer un ensemble de solutions durables contribuant à la volupté thermique dans le bâtiment.

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Monnaie citoyenne? outil de transition?

BY JULIAN HULS
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 18, 2018

A quoi sert une monnaie citoyenne, quels sont les avantages?

Le Val'heureux, à Liège, a pour but de nourrir l'économie réelle, locale et éthique et de stimuler la circulation de la richesse créée dans la région.
 

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New Cities Foundation: WhatWorks Channel

The New Cities Foundation's mission is to incubate, promote and scale urban innovations. WhatWorks is a speaker series curated by the Foundation aimed at finding the up-and-coming innovators working on solving the great urban challenges of our time, including energy, mobility, health, housing, and many more.

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An Energy Usage Reduction Project

BY MIKE STOPKA
@ AIA2030 CHICAGO SUCCESS STORIES ON AUG 20, 2013

Mike Stopka, an architect, talks about how his team tackled the challenge of significantly reducing an apartment building's energy usage.

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Energy Saving Design

BY SERGIO SÁDABA
@ AIA2030 CHICAGO SUCCESS STORIES ON AUG 20, 2013

Sergio Sádaba goes into great depth on how he and his team increased the energy savings of a building in Indianapolis.

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The Importance of Energy Saving Designs

BY VUK VUJOVIC
@ AIA2030 CHICAGO SUCCESS STORIES ON AUG 20, 2013

Vuk Vujovic lectures on the importance of designing buildings with low energy usage in mind. He then goes on to talk about a project that his architectural team took on.

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The Making of an Energy-efficient Car

BY ESBEN HOLM
@ VOL 14 ON SEP 20, 2013

In the future there will be more of us and we will be driving more. The transportation industry is the biggest energy consumer. Esben Holm and his team work towards reducing this energy consumption by creating a very energy-efficient car.

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Women in Transition

BY JENNIFER JEWELL
@ VOL 11 ON APR 30, 2013

Jennifer Jewell has founded her research in her own experience as a teenage mother who dealt with homelessess. She is now co-organizer for Women in Transition, a grassroots organization run by and for poor people working to ensure economic human rights for all. 

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The Smarter Cities Partnership: Reimagining Knoxville’s Energy Future

BY ERIN GILL
@ VOL 17 ON NOV 12, 2015

Erin Gill focuses on Smarter Cities Partnership efforts to dramatically advance energy efficiency in Knoxville through community engagement, education, and weatherization. 

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Love in Transition

BY GLENNA BAIN
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 19, 2016

When Glenna Bain met and fell in love with her partner two years ago, he was Stan.  Now she is Annie.  They are still in love, and yet so much is SO different. Hear about this transition from Glenna's perspective as she supports a gender transformation to undergo a personal transformation of her own.

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A Transition Story

BY ADRIAN CHEATER
@ VOL 34 ON MAY 31, 2018

Game developer and apprentice synth witch Adrian Cheater shares a personal story on their transition to becoming a transgender woman. Here, Adrian elaborates on their personal struggles with gender, identity, and fitting in, and the lessons learned along the way to discovering the truest and best version of themselves.

Adrian's talk was recorded live at PechaKucha Night Winnipeg Vol. 34, on May 31, 2018, at the Park Theatre. 

For more information on PKN Winnipeg, follow us on Twitter (@pkn_winnipeg), Instagram (@pkn_winnipeg), or Facebook (www.facebook.com/pechakuchanightwinnipeg). PKN Winnipeg is presented by the Manitoba Chapter of the Graphic Designers of Canada.

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The Global Energy Transition: From Dream to Reality

BY CHRISTIAN ROSELUND
@ VOL 123 ON JUL 31, 2019

Christian Roselund is a journalist and activist who lives in Providence. He has been writing about solar energy and energy storage daily for the past decade and has been published in The Guardian (UK), Germany Energy Transition, and IEEE Spectrum. He runs the pv-magazine-usa.com site.

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Watch Your Energy Usage, Take Up Politics, and Enjoy Some Green Urban Environments

Presentations Small changes in our lifestyle can have a rather large impact on energy consumption. In "Human Habitat: The Evolution of Efficiency" (from PKN Bozeman Vol. 2), Chris Dorsi goes through the KWH usage of various countries, to illustrate our energy-heavy habits and raise awareness. How important are politics to you? In "All Colors Together" (in Portuguese, from PKN Curitiba Vol. 1), Renan Molin hopes to show everyone how important it is to participate in the world of politics, and uses the Obama campaign as a point of reference. Terapia Urbana is a technology-based company in Seville that uses nature to solve energy problems caused by buildings in cities where greenery is far from abundant. "More Green in the City" (in Spanish, from PKN Seville Vol. 12) includes a few of their projects, and you'll be introduced to a few vertical gardens -- for both the outside and interior of buildings -- as well as other "green" innovations. Posters Quite a few additions to our Tumblr blog today, including posters/flyers for PKN Williamsburg Vol. 1, PKN Ornskoldsvik Vol. 1, PKN Ekaterinburg Vol. 3 (above), and PKN Vancouver Vol. 22.  Photos Here are today's photo galleries, as well as a fun teaser video for PKN Barcelona Vol. 16, which took place this past Friday. The photo above is from the PKN Vienna gallery. PKN Dnipropetrovsk Vol. 1 [Flickr] PKN Dunsborough Vol. 3 [Flickr] A collection of photos from PKN Vienna [Flickr] PKN Sofia Vol. 9 [Flickr] PKN Maastricht Vol. 14 [Flickr]  httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7CEDSw2yGY We also have this fantastic report from PKN Philadelphia organizer Bradley Peniston -- yes, it's a bit old, it had gotten lost somehow and just recovered -- about his experience in introducing PKN to nearby Scranton. Last Saturday, January 28, PechaKucha Night Philadelphia took its show on the road, driving two hours north to mount the first PechaKucha Night in the city of Scranton. I thought the event went well for a city's first show: we had eight presenters who spoke to a standing-room-only house of 60 or so. Here's the story: A few months ago, as I was planning a weekend getaway with my brother, a thought occurred: why not plant a PechaKucha seed in a new city? I had already settled on a destination: Scranton, Pennsylvania, once a powerhouse industrial city, now home to a more diversified economy that includes several colleges and design shops. Sitting atop vast deposits of coal and iron ore, the city was the first in the United States to produce iron railroad rails, and the first to build electrically powered trolleys -- lending it the nickname the Electric City. Today, Scranton remains the sixth-largest city in the state of Pennsylvania. The next step was to seek help on the ground. I googled "Scranton and PechaKucha," and made contact with a librarian at the University of Scranton who had once delivered a 20x20 talk at a conference. She wasn't available to speak, but she helped me find a venue (the Vintage Theater and Cafe) and a co-organizer, Mandy Boyle, who works at one of Scranton's web design firms. Together, we rounded up a slate of eight speakers. In early January, we reached out to local media, and hit the jackpot. The Weekender, the leading local arts & entertainment weekly newspaper, put the upcoming PechaKucha Night on its cover. The piece, "What would you say in six minutes and 40 seconds?" came out on Wednesday, January 25. The following day, Scranton's daily newspaper, the Times-Tribune, ran a similar story: "High-speed PowerPoint presentations engage at Vintage Theater's PechaKucha Night." Armed with as much publicity as we could have hoped for, we opened the doors at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 28. People started streaming in, and by showtime, we had about 60 packed into the cafe. This was the lineup: “Life Lessons from the Gateway Cinema” by Mandy Boyle, SEO team lead at Solid Cactus “How to Slow Down Time” by “Welcome To Scranton” author Greg Halpin "#ScrantonMovieNames” by Michelle Davies, an NEPAblogs.org co-contributor “Stained Glass & the Passing of an Old World Art” by NEPAblogs.org founder Harold Jenkins “Restoring the Slope” by Leadership Lackawanna Class of 2012 member Gerard M. Hetman “Library Crimes & Misdemeanors” by newspaper librarian Brian Fulton “In Pursuit of the Light” by professional photographer Brent Pennington “Preparing America to Compete in the 21st-Century Global Economy” by technology trainer Michael J. Murphy The show itself went off well. I was quite proud of the presenters, all of whom did a fine job -- especially given that none of them had even ever seen a PechaKucha presentation before. Everyone at the cafe seemed to have a good time, and there were plenty of people afterward who asked about presenting at a future PKN. The day after the show, the Times-Tribune ran yet another story: "Scranton takes on global phenomenon with slideshow event." Links A few interesting posts and event reports from around the web. "Cultural Chit-Chat: Armenian and Turkish artists share ideas at joint Pecha Kucha in Istanbul" [Armenia Now] "Armenians, Turks hold Pecha Kucha Night in Istanbul (PHOTOS)" [News AM] "PechaKucha VI: 'Ladies, Pick Your Bull Carefully'” [Rivard Report] "PechaKucha: Speed Dating for Presenters" [The Better Presenter] Calendar After last week's very packed calendar, we're starting out slow this week, with PKN Calgary Vol. 12 tonight (May 28) and PKN Saint-Etienne Vol. 9 tomorrow night. 

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3D Printing & Mass Customization

Matt Compeau and Bi-Ying Miao of Hot Pop Factory are very aware of the fact that digital fabrication technologies like 3D printing are becoming mainstream. In this edition of Presentation of the Day (from PKN Toronto Vol. 20), they discuss the emerging new movement; one where you'll be able to design every object you own, from your kitchen knives to your cell phone. This is the new industrial revolution, a transition from mass-production to mass-customization.

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The Making of an Energy Efficient Car

More of us on the road means more energy consumption. Can we find a way to make automobiles sustainable for the future? In today's Presentation of the Day, "The Making of an Energy-Efficient Car" from PKN Aalborg Vol. 14, researcher Esben Holm and his team work towards the lofty goal of creating a competent hydrogen-powered vehicle. Esben discusses the challenges present in developing such a car, and the struggles of working with alternative energy engines.

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Free Energy: Shifting from Scarcity to Abundance

Is there such thing as your own personal freedom from big energy corporations? Can we truly get rid ourselves from expensive electricity and fuel bills? Frederik Stimmel thinks so. For the past decade, Frederik has been focusing his works on clean, renewable energy solutions, and he believes that this is the time to free ourselves from the shackles of energy dependency and move into a golden age of abundance. He will be sharing his experience and vision at PechaKucha Night Ubud #20 this Tuesday, August 26th. Frederik is the exemplar-zero chief of science and technology at Humanitad. He is an electric engineer, free energy researcher and entrepreneur. He has been developing an open source technology, which will make Free Energy available for everybody very soon at very little cost. He believes that free energy is the key to true freedom of humanity.

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The Orchestra in Transition

“In order to survive the orchestra needs to search for a balance between artistic tradition and economic reason.” Director General and Artistic Director for the South Netherlands Philharmonic Stefan Rosu knows that the classical symphony orchestra is facing dramatic change in recent years. In “The Orchestra in Transition” from PKN Maastricht Vol. 23, Stefan shows us that orchestras must adapt to survive, and he goes into depth on how it can do so without losing its essence in the process.

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Our Treasured Non-Moments

“These little non-moments you think are nothing mean a lot to me.” Every time photographer Connie Tsang returns to her hometown to see her parents she’d get a bit sad — her parents were rapidly changing. In “Our Treasured Non-Moments” from PKN Tokyo Vol. 121, she speaks about the seemingly dull yet vibrant moments she captures of her parents as they transition from busily running their family restaurant, to easing into retirement, to slowly ageing before her eyes.

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Transition

“I had a dream I was in Japan. Next day I bought a ticket to the country. Talk about following your dreams.” Fitri Ali tells us how he travels solo in search of ‘it’. In “Transition” from PKN Bandar Seri Begawan Vol. 1, Fitri conveys that — much to his surprise and delight — rather than discovering himself, he found some amazing people that have in essence contributed to his being.

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Thirtieth PechaKucha Miami Draws 300 Fans

World Red Eye covers PechaKucha Miami City of the Future. Miami, FL – February 20, 2015 – Innovation & Engineering Weekend at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science continued with a fascinating City of the Future PechaKucha Night 20×20 presentation, a speaker format in which 20 images are shown, each for 20 seconds. Local young professionals and key tastemakers were invited by the Frost Science Young Patrons to enjoy an evening of fun in an intellectual atmosphere. The night begun with a welcome from Gillian Thomas, CEO and President of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, followed by the PechaKucha presenters which included Camille Coley, J.D., Associate Vice President for Research and Interim Director of Sponsored Research for Florida Atlantic University’s Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center; Meg Daly, Founder and President of The Underline; Stephen Davis III, Ph.D., Wetland Ecologist for the Everglades Foundation; Trevor Powers, Vice President of Engineering & Facilities of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science; and David Rifkind, Associate Professor of Architecture at Florida International University. Throughout the evening, guests enjoyed libations courtesy of Tito’s Vodka, Mandarine Napoléon, ZIOBAFFA, Lucky Buddha and Lemon City Tea, music by Dani Nicole, and gifts from Aesop, while making their very own pottery through a special Maker’s activity. The evening concluded by the “raku” kiln fire while the pottery was cured for guests to take home.

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Nature of the Onega peninsula has amazing energy...

“Nature of the Onega peninsula has amazing energy. You want to stay alone with youself here…”The national park "Onega Pomorie" took part in the international event "Pecha-Kucha Nights". It was organised in Malina cafe, Severodvinsk. Angela Zabaldina, a staff of the national park, presented one of the most large-scale photoprojects with sperical panoramas of the Onega Peninsula. “Our virtual phototour is your private guide. It can tell a lot about these magic places”. More than 15 thousand shots were made for creation of spherical panoramas. For that photographer Ilya Barmin covered 240 km on foot. It took two weeks. You can make a virtual journey on the national park website http://onpomor.ru/view/virtualnoe-puteshestvie/". Now there are nearly 250 panoramas, all of them have text descriptions.“The virtual tour is a good beginning to know the Onega peninsula better. The next step is an actual trip”.Angela also spoke about day-to-day activities of the national park, touristic routes. She answered the questions about volunteering, possibilities to visit the national park, how many tourists it has every year.

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Lightspeed in Edmonton

"For something that's affordable, a mature technology, and the next generation of energy infrastructure, this is something that makes a ton of sense." In Lightspeed in Edmonton at PechaKucha Night Edmonton Vol. 26,  Progress Alberta's Duncan Kinney argues for a significant leap towards sustainable transit infrastructure and shares why he's helping build movement to encourage the Edmonton to procure enough renewable energy to power our Light Rail Transit system.