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Humanitarian design TED talks

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TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) is a global set of conferences owned by the private non-profit Sapling Foundation, formed to disseminate "ideas worth spreading."

Here is a selection of TED talks on design relevant to Appropedia covering design and engineering for global development.

Amos Winter: The cheap all-terrain wheelchair

Cameron Sinclair: A call for open-source architecture

Jane Chen: Incubators for premature babies


Amy Smith: Simple designs that could save millions of childrens' lives

Emily Pilloton: Teaching design for change

Jennifer Pahlka: Coding a better government

Michael Pritchard: How to make filthy water drinkable

Neil Gershenfeld: The beckoning promise of personal fabrication

Sam Hamner - Design for Extreme Affordability

Jeff Chapin: Design As a Tool for Better Conversations

Saul Griffith on everyday inventions