Video: Hans Rosling and the magic washing machine

March 23, 2011 at 1:53 pm 1 comment

“What was the greatest invention of the industrial revolution? Hans Rosling makes the case for the washing machine.”

His “idea worth spreading” is that the washing machine freed women in the industrialized world from hours of arduous labor doing laundry – but what about everywhere else?  This was one of my favorite talks from TEDWomen – Hans is a real character!

See the video: http://www.ted.com/talks/hans_rosling_and_the_magic_washing_machine.html

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