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Tom Wujec:
Learn to use the 13th-century astrolabe

TEDGlobal 2009 · 9:25 · Filmed Jul 2009
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Rather than demo another new technology, Tom Wujec reaches back to one of our earliest but most ingenious devices — the astrolabe. With thousands of uses, from telling time to mapping the night sky, this old tech reminds us that the ancient can be as brilliant as the brand-new.

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Tom Wujec studies how we share and absorb information. He's an innovative practitioner of business visualization — using design and technology to help groups solve problems and understand ideas. He is a Fellow at Autodesk. Full bio
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