Toilet 2.0: Why Bill Gates wants to change how we poop

Media from around the world (including us) will be descending on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation tomorrow to see the latest innovations in … toilets?

Yes, that’s right, it’s the highly anticipated “Reinvent the Toilet” event, where awards will be handed out for the best new designs. Joking aside — and trust us, there will be plenty of jokes — it’s a very serious problem and a challenge for global health, as the Gates Foundation explains in the video above.

Check back with GeekWire tomorrow for the scoop.

Update: Here’s my report from the scene: Bill Gates wants to reinvent the toilet, from the user interface to the back end

  • http://twitter.com/RedRussak Red Russak

    Let’s get our sh*t together! This is amazing!! Want to know more…

  • http://twitter.com/mikeytom Mikey Tom