We are trapped in a paradigm of electricity and oil, among many others. How many applications could be preformed without either?
How many other global or local needs require innovation that we can provide?
A Refrigerator that Works Without Electricity
Adam Grosser talks about a project to build a refrigerator that works without electricity -- to bring the vital tool to villages and clinics worldwide. Tweaking some old technology, he's come up with a system that works.
One Laptop per Child
Nicholas Negroponte, founder of the MIT Media Laboratory, describes how the One Laptop Per Child project will build and distribute the "$100 laptop."
How many other examples can you identify?