Chris LewisNERD NITEORIGINSNerdNiteSiemReap@gmail.com
NERDNITEMETATALK
Hello World!Live tweet using the hashtag:#NNSR…and follow us @NerdNiteSRYour followers will wish they were here!Wi-Fi pass...
The Plan• 6–8 short & sweet presentations per show• Topic: anything at all• Monthly on 2nd Monday• Different venues around...
The Format      20 slides    × 20 seconds      6:40 talk    + amazing topic        ☺ ✌ ☄
The Point• Learn something new about your fellow Siem Reapers!• Drink beer with people from other cliques!• Start a new co...
NERD NITE ORIGINS:SIEM REAP
nerdnitebe there and be square  • nerdnite.com  • Born in Boston, fostered in New York  • An informal gathering at which n...
nerdnitebe there and be square
• pecha-kucha.org• Started in Tokyo in 2003• Japanese for “chit-chat”• Pioneered 20 slides / 20 seconds  format• Now in 23...
nerdnitePhnom Penh             ‽                 PechaKucha
NERD NIGHT PHNOM PENH       • Bi-weekly event, started in 2011       • Meet your fellow PP’ers and learn         about the...
NERD NIGHT PHNOM PENH
nerdnite                       SiemPhnom         ‽        Reap Penh          PechaKucha
Clarification!“Nerd”   ≢
Example:  (xkcd.com/904)
Stay Tuned…Questions? Comments? Want to be a speaker?NerdNiteSiemReap@gmail.comFollow us! Just remember “NerdNiteSR”:    T...
Coming up…• Megan Smith: Homo Floresiensis• Steve Mojica: FOOD• Chhon Chhea Yut: Responsible Tourism
Coming up…• Mike Mahalo: The Clockwork of Co-incidence• Leigh Morlock: Creative Dumpster Diving• Greg Carlson: LED Lighting
Thank you!Chris LewisNERD NITEORIGINSNerdNiteSiemReap@gmail.com
Nerd Nite Origins: Siem Reap
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Nerd Nite Origins: Siem Reap

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Introduction to the concept and history of Nerd Nite Siem Reap.

(Note: technical difficulties with the projector at the beginning of the talk ended up causing us to fudge the 20-second format — irony!!)

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Nerd Nite Origins: Siem Reap

  1. 1. Chris LewisNERD NITEORIGINSNerdNiteSiemReap@gmail.com
  2. 2. NERDNITEMETATALK
  3. 3. Hello World!Live tweet using the hashtag:#NNSR…and follow us @NerdNiteSRYour followers will wish they were here!Wi-Fi password: HOLIDAY1234
  4. 4. The Plan• 6–8 short & sweet presentations per show• Topic: anything at all• Monthly on 2nd Monday• Different venues around town
  5. 5. The Format 20 slides × 20 seconds 6:40 talk + amazing topic ☺ ✌ ☄
  6. 6. The Point• Learn something new about your fellow Siem Reapers!• Drink beer with people from other cliques!• Start a new conversation: - Who do you work for? - How long are you in Cambodia? ★ I loved your talk! Tell me more about _______________
  7. 7. NERD NITE ORIGINS:SIEM REAP
  8. 8. nerdnitebe there and be square • nerdnite.com • Born in Boston, fostered in New York • An informal gathering at which nerds get together for nerdery of all sorts (well, mostly presentations and drinking) • It’s like the Discovery Channel… with beer!
  9. 9. nerdnitebe there and be square
  10. 10. • pecha-kucha.org• Started in Tokyo in 2003• Japanese for “chit-chat”• Pioneered 20 slides / 20 seconds format• Now in 230+ cities
  11. 11. nerdnitePhnom Penh ‽ PechaKucha
  12. 12. NERD NIGHT PHNOM PENH • Bi-weekly event, started in 2011 • Meet your fellow PP’ers and learn about their “cool projects and niche passions” • Explore fun and interesting venues around town • Audience has grown from 30 to 200+ in 6 months
  13. 13. NERD NIGHT PHNOM PENH
  14. 14. nerdnite SiemPhnom ‽ Reap Penh PechaKucha
  15. 15. Clarification!“Nerd” ≢
  16. 16. Example: (xkcd.com/904)
  17. 17. Stay Tuned…Questions? Comments? Want to be a speaker?NerdNiteSiemReap@gmail.comFollow us! Just remember “NerdNiteSR”: Twitter.com/NerdNiteSR Facebook.com/NerdNiteSR Slideshare.net/NerdNiteSR
  18. 18. Coming up…• Megan Smith: Homo Floresiensis• Steve Mojica: FOOD• Chhon Chhea Yut: Responsible Tourism
  19. 19. Coming up…• Mike Mahalo: The Clockwork of Co-incidence• Leigh Morlock: Creative Dumpster Diving• Greg Carlson: LED Lighting
  20. 20. Thank you!Chris LewisNERD NITEORIGINSNerdNiteSiemReap@gmail.com

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