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Prosaic Innovation: Hans Rosling’s “The Magic Washing Machine”

Date: Sunday, Aug. 8 | 11:00 AM–12:15 PM EDT

Hans Rosling’s “The Magic Washing Machine” is a remarkable speech about the power of innovation and markets to change lives. Through the story of the washing machine Rosling shows how innovations lead to education and progress for the world’s least well off. In this seminar, we will study the speech and its message. Students will be encouraged to find the wonders in their own world and to discover greatness in the most humble of ideas.

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