Wednesday, 25 February 2009

"Pecha Kucha Night San Francisco Vol. 31"

My presentation at the Pecha Kucha night in San Francisco last Wednesday gets a nice mention today in (where else) the Pecha Kucha Daily :

After Tokyo, the longest-running PechaKucha Night is in San Francisco, and that city’s organizer Paul Jamtgaard sends in the following report for last week’s Vol. 31.

“Our 31st event continued along the same upward trends we’ve been enjoying for 3 years!! They just keep getting better. The line outside was becoming a problem while we made the last preparations, but we were happy to welcome over 300 people, coming back to our old stomping grounds at 330 Ritch in the South of Market to see 11 fantastic presentations that included more than one first for PK-sf, among them an artistic aerial trapeze performance and a live jazz trio….

“Travel writer Edward Hasbrouck challenged everyone not only to go out and see the world, but also — because it will be increasingly difficult to do it — to make the most of this fading opportunity to connect to this human race of ours.”

The next edition of PKN San Francisco is set for March 13 at UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design. The theme for the evening will be “STIMULATE.”

Link | Posted by Edward on Wednesday, 25 February 2009, 19:06 ( 7:06 PM)

Sorry I'm new to the blog so hopefully the question is germane. Why will it be increasingly difficult to connect to this human race of ours?

Posted by: Jude, 25 February 2009, 19:51 ( 7:51 PM)

I was referring to the likelihood of higher prices for air travel in the future as a result of oil depletion and global warming.

Posted by: Edward Hasbrouck, 25 February 2009, 21:28 ( 9:28 PM)
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