Brian Wang joins hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon to check in on his concept of basic power — a plan to provide solar energy to the world’s poorest people.
Then the guys review some other potential anti-poverty programs to see how they relate to basic power, including:
Ikea’s plan to lift 200,000 refugees out of poverty via employment.
The new wind turbine that costs aboput the same as an iPhone but that can power a single house — forever.
The new solar-powered device than can draw three liters of water directly from the air each day.
Are these ideas competitive or complementary? Tune in and explore.
About Our Guest:
Brian Wang (MBA) is a business oriented futurist and writer of over 20000 articles on nextbigfuture.com. Where he has provided in-depth coverage and analysis of emerging and disruptive technology and trends.
* He has provided annual reviews of developments in nanotechnology to Singularity University
* He has worked with the Institute for the Future to help advise the city of Hong Kong on their future development
* He has given a TEDx lecture on Energy.
He has also advised and lectured at large corporations on Artificial Intelligence and automation and robotics.
Plus Brian is a contributor to our new book: Visions for a World Transformed