Episode: A smog vacuum cleaner and other magical city designs | Daan Roosegaarde


TED Talks Daily Logo
Subscribe
A smog vacuum cleaner and other magical city designs | Daan Roosegaarde
Daan Roosegaarde uses technology and creative thinking to produce imaginative, earth-friendly designs. He presents his latest projects -- from a bike path in Eindhoven, where he reinterpreted "The Starry Night" to get people thinking about green energy, to Beijing, where he developed a smog vacuum cleaner to purify the air in local parks, to a dance floor that generates electricity to power a DJ booth. Check out Roosegaarde's vision for a future where creativity is our true capital.

TED Talks Daily
Users who viewed this episode also viewed...

TED Talks Daily > How the US government spies on people who protest -- including you | Jennifer Granick

What's stopping the American government from recording your phone calls, reading your emails and monitoring your location? Very little, says surveillance and cybersecurity counsel Jennifer Granick. The government collects all kinds of information about you easily, cheaply and without a warrant -- and if you've ever participated in a protest or attended a gun show, you're likely a person of interest...

The Calm Kids Podcast > Funky Friday

This fun and silly story tells the tale of Tessa. She woke up on the wrong side of the bed and everything goes wrong and wacky! From elephants in the streets to toothbrushes on the ceiling everything has gone bonkers! What will she do? This story is inspired by Dr. Seuss' 'Wacky Wednesday'. Great for boys and girls aged 3- 12

TED Talks Daily > How young people join violent extremist groups -- and how to stop them | Erin Marie Saltman

Terrorists and extremists aren't all naturally violent sociopaths -- they're deliberately recruited and radicalized in a process that doesn't fit into a neat pattern. Erin Marie Saltman discusses the push and pull factors that cause people to join extremist groups and explains innovative ways of preventing and countering radicalization...
Comments (0)

Login or Sign up to leave a comment.

Log in
Sign up

Be the first to comment.