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Pecha Kucha is a cool way of organising talks where each speaker is only
allowed 20 slides with 20 seconds per slide. This keeps the speaker to the
point and allows time for the audience to be exposed to a wide range of

Techa Kucha is a night of tech-focused Pecha Kucha talks on Tuesday 25th
July (TBC) at Westminster University* starting at 7pm (entry is FREE).
Think dorkbot meets London Javascript Night meets GLLUG meets EuroFoo
meets... you?

* map: http://tinyurl.com/l3yb5


Speakers confirmed so far:

Steve Coast http://www.asklater.com/steve
Tom Carden http://www.tom-carden.co.uk
Yoz Grahame http://www.yoz.com
Tom Armitage http://www.infovore.org
Ben Russell
Paul Hammond http://www.paulhammond.org
Toxi http://www.toxi.co.uk
Simon Willison http://simon.incutio.com
Robert McKinnon http://www.rubyjedit.org
Alex McLean http://yaxu.org
Sean Varney http://www.framestore-cfc.com
Sheep http://www.ovinity.co.uk
Jon Crowcroft http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~jac22/


Want to speak? Good! Get involved!

Email your 20 slides to [email protected] (we want to avoid the laptop
connection problems) in PowerPoint, Keynote, PDF or JPEG by 7pm on Monday
24th July (a day before). Keep them simple in case we have to import the
presentations in a different program to the one you used!


Short of a topic but itching to talk? Not sure if your topic is "tech"
enough? How about an inspiring tag cloud taken from a selection of our
del.icio.us links to get you started?

3d, ai, ajax, api, apple, architecture, art, articles, book, css, design,
design, dvd, extension, firefox, flash, flickr, free, funny, games, geo,
gmaps, google, graphics, graphs, html, infovis, ipmap, java, javascript,
london, mac, maps, music, mysql, news, openstreetmap, pedestrians, people,
photography, photos, politics, processing.org, programming, quotes, rails,
rss, ruby, software, uk, urban, web...

Basically: anything goes!


Disclaimer: Techa Kucha is not an "official" Pecha Kucha night.

Pecha Kucha originates from the Tokyo architecture scene where it was
invented by Klein Dytham architects, and it's now gone global [1]. Icon
run a night in London at the ICA [2] and recently staged the World's
Biggest Pecha Kucha, but we first came across it at an
impromptu/unofficial Pecha Kucha session at Reboot8 in Copenhagen [3].

1. http://www.pecha-kucha.org/
2. http://www.pechakucha.co.uk
3. http://reboot.dk/wiki/PechaKucha /


Check the blog post for updates.

See you there?

Official Website: http://www.asklater.com/steve/blog/?p=56

Added by Just_Tom on July 7, 2006



NB:- though originally publicised as Techa Kucha Night, we changed the name to Ask Later.