Thursday, August 02, 2007

What if he had no library?

Something on Ethan Zuckerman's blog entry about the TED talks in Tanzania caught my eye....
But I strongly recommend wrapping up an hour’s explorations with William Kamkwamba’s talk. William, you may remember, is a remarkable Malawian inventor, who built his first windmill at age 14, working from a diagram in a library book, and provided light to his family’s home. With the help of a number of TED attendees, he’s now attending school again and has started blogging.

Here below is the talk:

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