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TED Talks: Season 2018

2018x139 Tania Douglas: To design better tech, understand context
TV-PG

  • 2018-05-03T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

What good is a sophisticated piece of medical equipment to people in Africa if it can't handle the climate there? Biomedical engineer Tania Douglas shares stories of how we're often blinded to real needs in our pursuit of technology — and how a deeper understanding of the context where it's used can lead us to better solutions.

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