When creativity, ingenuity meet freedom

[CAJ Note: Upon viewing one of the videos Helen wrote to us: “American ingenuity is a breath-taking thing!” Yes, it is!]

Trevor Loudon
New Zeal
5/11/2010

Amazing!

This is what happens when human creativity and intelligence are allowed to function freely.

Nathan Myhrvold: Could this laser zap malaria?

TED2010
Filmed 2/10
Posted 5/10

Nathan Myhrvold and team’s latest inventions — as brilliant as they are bold — remind us that the world needs wild creativity to tackle big problems like malaria. And just as that idea sinks in, he rolls out a live demo of a new, mosquito-zapping gizmo you have to see to believe.

Read also, “In Africa, Anti-Malaria Mosquito Nets Go Unused by Recipients,” by Sonia Shah.

Read more about Sawstop inventor, Steve Gass, here.

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