Pecha Kucha and PowerPoint

Pecha Kucha and Karaoke are the latest trends in PowerPoint

The excuses to use the same old PowerPoint presentations are getting thinner and thinner as innovators come up with new ways to spice up the sometimes stodgy technology.

One, the hard-to-say-but-fun-to-watch Pecha Kucha, is the brainchild of Tokyo-based architects Mark Dytham and Astrid Klein. Pecha Kucha, which is Japanese for “chatter,” limits presenters to using just 20 slides, with just 20 seconds per slide, to get their points across. That's one presentation in six minutes and 40

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