Toward a science of simplicityin collaboration with
Cheap, functional, reliable things unleash the creativity of people who then build stuff that you could not imagine. There’s no way of predicting the internet based on the first transistor.
Simplicity: we know it when we see it - but what is it, exactly? In this funny, philosophical talk, George Whitesides chisels out an answer. Tale recorded 13 February 2010.