Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Saul Griffith on kites as the future of renewable energy

www.ted.com In this brief talk, Saul Griffith unveils the invention his new company Makani Power has been working on giant kite turbines that create surprising amounts of clean, renewable energy.tedtalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Featured speakers have included Al Gore on climate change, Philippe Starck on design, Jill Bolte Taylor on observing her own stroke, Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child, Jane Goodall on chimpanzees, Bill Gates on malaria and mosquitoes and "Lost" producer JJ Abrams on the allure of mystery. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, and tedtalks cover these topics as well as science, business, development and the arts. Watch the Top 10 tedtalks on TED.com, at www.ted.com
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