Posts Tagged ‘TED’

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    Toasters and Pencils

    Jan 17, 11 • 93 Views • Demand, Supply, and Markets, International Trade and Finance, Labor, Macroeconomic MeasurementNo Comments

    In this TED talk, a designer explains how he tried to build his own toaster. Deciding to focus on five basic ingredients instead of the 100 he would really need, he describes what happened. For the steel, first he needed iron ore. For the plastic, he went to...