Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City got some rather nice coverage for its recent PechaKucha Night Vol. 12 from SLUG Magazine.
The PechaKucha format is brilliant. Japanese for “chit chat, ” it was invented in Tokyo in 2003, and since has spread to almost 800 different locations worldwide. They call it the 20x20 format. A presenter is given an opportunity to choose 20 different slides and talk for 20 seconds about each one. This is an excellent cure for the ailment which plagues many public speeches—people talking way too long, and going on many different tangents.
Read the full article here. Salt Lake City's Vol. 13 is set for October 13. Read More
The 2002 Winter Olympics, officially the XIX Olympic Winter Games, were a winter multi-sport event that was celebrated in February 2002 in and around Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. Approximately 2,400 athletes from 77 nations participated in 78 events in fifteen disciplines, held throughout 165 sporting sessions. The 2002 Winter Olympics...
Salt Lake City International Airport (IATA: SLC, ICAO: KSLC, FAA LID: SLC) is a major public airport in Utah. A joint civil-military facility, it is located in western Salt Lake City, approximately four miles from the central business district. It is currently the only airport with commercial airline service in the Wasatch Front and its...
The University of Deseret was the original name of the University of Utah in the United States. It was founded by Mormon pioneers in 1850. The university was disbanded during the Utah War and re-established in the 1860s.
One of the board of regents unique contributions to Americana was the formulation of the Deseret Alphabet and public...
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