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Dean Kamen:
To invent is to give

TED2002 · 20:07 · Filmed Feb 2002
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Dean Kamen: To invent is to give
20:07 · Filmed February 2002 at TED2002 · Subtitles available in 17 languages

Inventor Dean Kamen lays out his argument for the Segway and offers a peek into his next big ideas (portable energy and water purification for developing countries).

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Dean Kamen landed in the limelight with the Segway, but he has been innovating since high school, with more than 150 patents under his belt. Recent projects include portable energy and water purification for the developing world, and a prosthetic arm for maimed soldiers. Full bio
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