The new PechaKucha website is now live. It’s been live for a few days now, and I hope you all take some time over the holidays to check it out, and see what we’ve been up to for a good … Continue reading →
I’ve been blogging for 10 years. Yesterday (September 4) marked the 10th anniversary of this blog — here’s the very first post. I’ve been writing on the web for longer than that though. Soon after I moved to Japan, I … Continue reading →
I gotta say I’m getting a kick out of this: In the past 24 hours I conceived of a site, a name, bought the domain, got it working, installed WordPress, imported posts from this site, found a theme that I … Continue reading →
Information Architects (iA) has begun selling the template for its site as a proper WordPress theme, and is using a “dynamic pricing” strategy to determine the selling price — they talk more about the strategy here. It’s currently selling for … Continue reading →
Jean Snow is Executive Director of the PechaKucha organization. He also helps run the PechaKucha Night in Tokyo -- please get in touch if you are interested in presenting at a future event. For a more intimate salon-like discussion group, join him at his monthly PauseTalk event.
PechaKucha Night was devised in Tokyo in 2003 as an event for young creatives to meet, network, and show their work in public, using the PechaKucha 20x20 format. It has turned into a massive celebration, with events happening in hundreds of cities around the world.
PauseTalk is a Tokyo-based series of events that take place at Cafe Pause on the first Monday of every month, with a start time of 20:00. The idea is to create a forum where creatives can get together and discuss their own projects, as well as cultural currents of the city. The next edition is March 3.
We hereby define a new term, that of the magaziner, described as a person who exerts an unhealthy amount of love for all things magazine. The Magaziner is a site that mostly focuses on the intersection between magazines and the digital frontier, and what it means for the medium.
The Codex is an almost weekly podcast featuring an eclectic mix of music, hosted by Jean Snow and recorded live in Tokyo. Complete playlists for all episodes are posted on the website, and you can subscribe to RSS feeds of posts and episodes. The show is also in the iTunes Store.