[Please note: this content was obtained from the D-Lab Resources page on December 12, 2011. Users are encouraged to check that page for later updates.]
Learn how to build and use D-Lab technologies! Whether you are working with a community that will greatly benefit from adopting these technologies, or you want to learn new building skills, or you want to set up a workshop to disseminate these innovations, here you will find all the materials that you will need:
These documents describe the tools and processes needed to make charcoal from agricultural waste, which provides a clean-burning, environmentally-friendly alternative to wood charcoal.
These documents describe the tools and processes for making a simple hand-held device for removing the dried kernels from an ear of corn. The corn sheller can be either casted in aluminum or made from a sheet of metal.
Here are a few selections from the growing collection of online videos featuring D-Lab instructors, projects and students.
Talks and seminars at MIT featuring D-Lab instructors (hosted by MIT World):
WGBH/NPR Forum Network. "The D-Lab at MIT: Engineering for and by the Developing World." November 1, 2011.
This 56:15 video features interviews and lab demonstrations with Amy Smith and five other D-Lab staff members.
Bish Sanyal on challenges of planning; challenges facing cities of the global south; the planning professional; Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS); and challenges within the IIHS curriculum framework. (This video is from iihsiihsindia on YouTube and is not provided under our Creative Commons license.)
Victor Grau Serrat on Indigenous Innovations at USAID conference, with demonstration of pedal-powered corn shelling. (This video is from USaidVideo on YouTube and is not provided under our Creative Commons license.)
Displays statistics as animated time-series graphs.
Displays statistics in modified world maps where the size of territories equates to the particular statistic of interest.