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TEDTalks : George Whitesides - Toward a Science of Simplicity

Author: G M Whitesides; TED (Organization); Films Media Group.
Publisher: Hamilton, N.J. : Films Media Group, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Simplicity: We know it when we see it - but what is it, exactly? In this funny, philosophical talk, George Whitesides chisels out an answer.
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: G M Whitesides
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: G M Whitesides; TED (Organization); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 829298221
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from website.
Available on Films on demand.
Target Audience: 11 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (19 min.) : digital, sound, color
Details: System requirements: Microsoft Internet Explorer; Firefox; Adobe Flash Player or Windows MediaPlayer or Apple QuickTime.; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents: Knowing Without Defining (1:01) --
Examples of Simplicity (1:31) --
Teapot Problem (1:46) --
Complexity (2:59) --
Simplicity and Stacking (3:57) --
Characteristics of Simplicity (1:52) --
Simple Device in Health Care (2:04) --
Simplicity as Goal (1:47) --
Identifying Vulnerable Systems (1:13) --
Credits: TEDTalks: George Whitesides- Toward a Science of Simplicity (0:05).
Other Titles: Toward a Science of Simplicity
Films on demand.
Responsibility: TED.

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Simplicity: We know it when we see it - but what is it, exactly? In this funny, philosophical talk, George Whitesides chisels out an answer.

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