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As the Head of MIT Media Lab's Camera Culture Research Group, Professor Ramesh Raskar is credited with a long list of innovations, including a smartphone attachment that can diagnose eye problems. But he makes the point that you don't have to be a PhD to be an inventor. This inspiring talk from TEDxBeaconStreet equips every one of us with an easy-to-use framework for inventing the future, right now.
Ramesh Raskar is a renowned inventor and innovator. He holds over 40 US patents and is recognized as a leading authority on computational photography.
Slides for this talk: http://www.slideshare.net/cameraculture/raskar-ink-2012-in-pune-india-future-of-imaging-and-idea-hexagon
Ramesh Raskar's home page: http://web.media.mit.edu/~raskar/
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