TED Radio Hour Sometimes, the best solutions to complex problems are simple. But simple doesn't always mean easy. This hour, TED speakers describe the innovation and hard work that goes into achieving simplicity.

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The TED Radio Hour episode 110: Simple Solutions

The TED Radio Hour episode 110: Simple Solutions

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Simple Solutions

Sometimes, the best solutions to complex problems are simple. But simple doesn't always mean easy. This hour, TED speakers describe the innovation and hard work that goes into achieving simplicity.

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Mileha Soneji: Can Simple Innovations Improve The Lives of Parkinson's Patients?

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Sam Kass: Can Free Breakfast Improve Learning?

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Myriam Sidibe: Would Fewer Children Die of Disease If They Just Washed Their Hands?

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Amos Winter: How Do You Build An All-Terrain Wheelchair For The Developing World?

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