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To design better tech, understand context

When developing solutions to address problems in countries or cultures that are unfamiliar to us, it is critically important to first spend time understanding the context. As biomedical engineer Tania Douglas explains in this TED Talk (8 minutes), a failure to understand culture and context has often led to unsuccessful technological solutions in countries in Africa.

   Video

   8 minutes

   By: TEDx, Tania Douglas

   Leader-prep | Lifelong learners


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Principled Innovation asks us to work with others and recognize the limits of our own knowledge so that we can better understand and tackle the complex issues our communities face.

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