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Saul Griffith:
Everyday inventions

TED2006 · 14:29 · Filmed Feb 2006
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Inventor and MacArthur fellow Saul Griffith shares some innovative ideas from his lab — from "smart rope" to a house-sized kite for towing large loads.

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Inventor Saul Griffith looks for elegant ways to make real things, from low-cost eyeglasses to a kite that tows boats. His latest projects include open-source inventions and elegant new ways to generate power. Full bio
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