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TEDTalks : George Whitesides - Toward a Science of Simplicity

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; TED Conferences LLC.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : 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: Educational films
Internet videos
Videorecording
Named Person: G M Whitesides
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; TED Conferences LLC.
OCLC Number: 851512922
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 07, 2012.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Target Audience: 11 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (19 min.) : sd., col.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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: George Whitesides
George Whitesides - Toward a Science of Simplicity
Toward a Science of Simplicity
Responsibility: TED Conferences LLC.

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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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