menu

Reenacting The Teutonic Knights & Microsoft’s Innovations [PechaKucha]

Reenacting The Teutonic Knights & Microsoft’s Innovations [PechaKucha]
culture

The international design hub shares inspiration from the tech giant's Armenian outpost and goes back in time with Polish history buffs.

Jean Snow
  • 5 july 2012

Presentations
Before we get to today’s presentation, we’d like to highlight and celebrate the fact that this week saw us cross the 400 presentation mark on the site. All of these presentations have been viewed over 1.5 million times, and we also love pointing out that so far, we have been able to share presentations from over 80 cities. A big pat on the back to the amazing Yuki Takai who has been working with organizers on trying to get the most varied collection of presentations as possible.

In our first presentation today (in Polish, from PKN Koszalin Vol. 8), Bartłomiej Zielonka shares the activities of a local knight’s company. Following the presentation by Marek Czechowski, now you can see the Teutonic Knights in action! Training their skills regularly, they get together wearing the original knight outfits, revealing that being a real warrior yelding a bow and sword these days is still possible.

Armina Mkhitaryan‘s presentation (from PKN Istanbul Vol. 14) covers some of the latest Microsoft technologies, everything from the Kinect to the innovative projects implemented by the Microsoft Innovation Center in Armenia.

Posters
No new additions to the Tumblr blog today, so we take this opportunity to highlight the second poster that was added yesterday, for PKN Chattanooga Vol. 11. The event will happen on July 13 at Green Spaces.

Photos
Today’s gallery [Flickr] comes your way from the recent PKN Guangzhou Vol. 10, and that’s what you’re seeing above as well. We’re not quite sure what’s happening in the third photo, but it must have made for an intriguing presentation.

Calendar
Here’s what you’ll find on tonight’s (July 5) agenda: PKN Semarang Vol. 9, PKN Augsburg Vol. 1, and PKN Las Palmas Vol. 7. For your Friday night plans, you can look to these events: PKN Nishinomiya Vol. 13, PKN Pisa Vol. 2, and PKN Castellon de la Plana Vol. 1.

Originally published on PechaKucha. Republished with kind permission.

Trending

Genetics Startup Is Working To Create A Completely Personalized, DNA-Based Range Of Products

Health
Retail Today

Crafting The Personalized Retail Experience

Marriott International's Christopher Baer shares insights into how the hospitality company is strategizing customer service

Experiential Marketing Today

Zagat's Cafe Offers Tiny Replicas Of Classic NYC Dishes

The restaurant rating service created buzz for its new guide and app by opening a tiny food cafe

Trending

Get PSFK's Related Report: Future of Automotive

See All
Children Today

Experience The White House In Augmented Reality Using A $1 Bill

1600 Pennsylvania Ave. is an AR app designed to help people learn about the history and significance of the United State's capital building

Related Expert

Dan Kantor

Music Discovery

Food Today

Starbucks Is Selling An Automated Temperature-Setting Mug

For those looking to keep their coffee hot on their winter commutes, the coffee chain has created a device that keeps beverages exactly at their desire temperature

Mobile Today

This Piece Of Plastic Is Designed To Curb Phone Addiction

The NoPhone Air from New York agency Barton F. Grafis is actually no phone at all

Product Launch Yesterday

United Airlines Launches An Updated Business Class Program

The new Polaris product prioritizes customer service and updated modern amenities

PSFK LABS REPORT

Future Of Retail 2017
Transformation Strategies For Customer-First Business
NEW

PSFK Op-Ed Yesterday

Store Technology Expert: Why Retailers Must Invest In Store Associates

Jan Kotowski, Head of Product at Tulip Retail, shares his thoughts on how retailers should be preparing for the future

PSFK Labs december 1, 2016

Retail Spotlight: Home Depot Reimagines How Employees Conduct Tasks

The home improvement retailer puts the customer first by initiating local fulfillment centers and simplifying freight-to-shelf inventory management

Travel Yesterday

Video Explores Complex Museum Architecture

A mini video gives a quick overview of the most beautiful cultural buildings built

Sustainability Yesterday

Smog Vacuum Turns Pollution Particulates Into Unique Jewelry

A large device was installed in Beijing that sucks up smog and compresses it into small centerpieces atop jewelry

Fashion Yesterday

PSA Fashion Line Shines A Light On Victim Blaming

YWCA Canada is using fashion and sexist tweets to highlight how often we as a society blame the victim in cases of abuse

Syndicated Yesterday

What PSX 2016 Tells Us About The Modern Games Industry

Nostalgia and big brands are defining how the console market is being shaped

Financial Services Yesterday

VP: Why Messaging Apps Are Issuing In A New Era Of Commerce

Matt Johnson discusses how mobile messaging commerce is creating a different modality for interaction between retailers and consumers

PSFK EVENT

FUTURE OF RETAIL 2017
Conference Built Around Our Report Launch
BUY TICKETS

Innovation Yesterday

The PSFK Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Based on a year of research by PSFK Labs, we curated a list of innovative and unique holiday gifts

Retail Yesterday

Minute Maid Opens A Store That Sells Nothing

The beverage company opened a pop-up shop that encourages customers to write letters to their parents instead of buying a gift

No search results found.