These are the types of speakers your should be inviting to your forums and conferences TEDx and TEDTalks organizers.
People with actual practical working solutions that solve actual problems.
“Optimism” to solve Climate Change? Yes that was essentially the message from one of the presentations, until she was called out and on it.
Lada Tank lives with low-tech hard core ingenuity in Russia apparantly for only $1300. The cost to attend the TEDx Conference about 5-7 times that amount?!
Desperately seeking sanity in Vancouver at the TedX Talks Conference.
The vehicle can reach speeds of up to 50 km/h and drive in all road conditions. According to RT, the man decided to build the tank because once he couldn’t drive to his house in a village due to poor road conditions. Because of that, his rabbits and chickens died, making Shavrin determined to build the tank so he could to get to his village — rain or shine.
At TEDxVancouver we only seem to get lectures and polished presentations, but where are the practical solutions to Poverty and Climate Change?