Sparks of Innovation

Here is a video reminder that a small insight can make possible radically different results.

Was this just a proof of concept … or will it be the catalyst to more.  To some it might be little more than science fiction … to others it may have been the open door to something completely new and different.

Thoughts Do Become Things

Here is an example where a simple text-book idea really transformed lives.  And it is a good story.

William Kamkwamba, from Malawi, is a born inventor. When he was 14, he built an electricity-producing windmill from spare parts and scrap, working from rough plans he found in a library book called "Using Energy" and modifying them to fit his needs. The windmill he built powers four lights and two radios in his family home. Now it is changing his homeland.

Here is a link to more about William Kamkwamba and his TedTalk Videos.

Here is a link to the book: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope.

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