Hans Rosling and the magic washing machine (TED)
What was the greatest invention of the industrial revolution? Hans Rosling makes the case for the washing machine. With newly designed graphics from Gapminder, Rosling shows us the magic that pops up when economic growth and electricity turn a boring wash day into an intellectual day of reading.
Strange Random Washing Machine Quote:
“Normal is nothing more than a cycle on a washing machine” – Whoopi Goldberg
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Posted on June 2, 2011, in TED, Video and tagged Economic growth, Gapminder, Hans Rosling, History, Industrial Revolution, TED, TED.com, Washing machine, Whoopi Goldberg. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.