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Success Stories From Kenya's First Makerspace

Africa needs engineers, but its engineering students often end up working at auditing firms and banks. Why? Kamau Gachigi suspects it's because they don't have the spaces and materials needed to test their ideas and start businesses. To solve this problem, Gachigi started Gearbox, a makerspace and hardware accelerator that provides a rapid prototyping environment for both professionals and people with no formal engineering background. In this forward-thinking talk, he shares some of the extraordinary projects and innovations coming out of his Kenyan fab lab.

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Apr
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Food Waste is the World's Dumbest Problem

Eat your peas! It’s the easiest way to fight climate change.


This is the fourth episode of Climate Lab, a six-part series produced by the University of California in partnership with Vox. Hosted by Emmy-nominated conservation scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan, the videos explore the surprising elements of our lives that contribute to climate change and the groundbreaking work being done to fight back. Featuring conversations with experts, scientists, thought leaders and activists, the series takes what can seem like an overwhelming problem and breaks it down into manageable parts: from clean energy to food waste, religion to smartphones. Sanjayan is an alum of UC Santa Cruz and a Visiting Researcher...


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The Truth About Your Chinese Takeout Box

When you order Chinese delivery, do you ever stop to look at the takeout box? That white container adorned with red pagodas is one of the most iconic boxes around. But did you know that it's actually an American design? In fact, you probably won't even find these boxes in China.

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Why So Much Tax Money Is Wasted

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WADE INTO THE DEEP BORING OCEAN:

Brian W. Head, “Three Lenses of Evidence-Based Policy” The Australian Journal of Public Administration, vol. 67, no. 1, pp. 1–11

PEW Charitable Trusts, “Evidence Based Policymaking: A Guide for Effective Government (Nov 2014) http://www.pewtrusts.org/~/media/assets/2014/11/evidencebasedpolicymakingaguideforeffectivegovernment.pdf

Wayne Parsons, “From Muddling Through to Muddling Up: Evidence Based Policy-Making and the Modernisation of British Government
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