Thomas Thwaites : “How I built a toaster - from scratch”

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Thomas Thwaites : “How I built a toaster - from scratch”

In this video, designer Thomas Thwaites explains, with a lot of humor, how he tried to build a toaster from scratch, and on his own.

He tells us about the difficulties he faced during this ambitious project. This specific example sheds light on the importance of division of labor in our society.

 


Source : TED conference (Technology, Entertainment, Design), 2010
Objective : Give a specific example that sheds light on the importance of division of labor in our society.
Public : 14+
Language : English
Length : 10’52’’

 


Published on 2 December 2011.