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2020-5-27T he late statistics wizard Hans Rosling who died in February of 2017 at age 68 brought at least 10 toilet paper rolls to some of his beloved presentations He would stack them into a tower on a table each roll representing one billion people An hour-long documentary on statistics and infoviz produced by the BBC Documentary which takes viewers on a rollercoaster ride through the wonderful world of statistics to explore the remarkable power thay have to change our understanding of the world presented by superstar boffin Professor Hans Rosling whose eye-opening mind-expanding and funny online lectures have made him an

You Need to Read Hans Rosling's Factfulness –

I just finished listening to Hans Rosling's posthumously published book Factfulness in which he and his collaborators including his children Ola and Anna advocate convincingly for a cool-headed fact-based world view but one that's infused with an empathy for humanity and our planet that spurs us to action instead of just thinking and talking about the issues we face

2017-3-27So farewell then Hans Rosling educator and Jedi master of data visualisation For in a world increasingly addicted to alternative facts you pioneered software – Gapminder – and a viewer-friendly approach with bubble charts that allowed you to communicate simple important messages about the world through the medium of the

I'm Susan Kistler the Executive Director of the American Evaluation Association and contributor of each Saturday's post to aea365 Back on day 2 of aea365 in January of 2010 I recommended FlowingData as part of a post about favorite resources for data visualization inspiration Rad Resource: This month FlowingData's curator Nathan Yau published Visualize This: The FlowingData Guide

2020-8-13Hans Rosling (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈhɑːns ˈrːslɪŋ] 27 July 1948 – 7 February 2017) was a Swedish physician academic and public speaker He was the Professor of International Health at Karolinska Institute and was the co-founder and chairman of the Gapminder Foundation which developed the Trendalyzer software system He held presentations around the world including

Hans Rosling dead at the age of 68 Credit for the piece goes to Hans Rosling Mind the Gap with GapMinder - The Landscape of Learnin Factfulness by Hans Rosling with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Ronnlund Factfulness bridges the gap between reality and illusion Driven by data showing that the world is a lot less dramatic then

Is that Desperation Hanging Over Europe's Banking

2017-2-25The french italians and greeks in particular think they can print a whole load of toilet paper say it is worth 1 Eur equivalent clear their target 2 with it then devalue it by 75% the next day The ECB the other Euro nation's and Germany WILL NOT allow that to happen

2018-10-17A few members of the Open Economics Working Group will be attending the Open Knowledge Conference 2011 in Berlin 30th June to 1st July There will also be a presentation of Metametrik We have also been able to cooperate with a related project in the pre-OKCon Open Science workshop working on a crowd-sourced data inputation system which could serve as a component of

2013-8-12Welcome to Boards ie here are some tips and tricks to help you get started Boards ie is a discussion board with a wide range of forums including - but not limited to - Soccer Weather Bargain Alerts Fitness Motors Farming Forestry Cycling Fashion Appearance Politics Food Drink and everything in between There's also After Hours one of the busier forums on Boards ie which

2017-2-25The french italians and greeks in particular think they can print a whole load of toilet paper say it is worth 1 Eur equivalent clear their target 2 with it then devalue it by 75% the next day The ECB the other Euro nation's and Germany WILL NOT allow that to happen

TED Talk Subtitles and Transcript: Researcher Hans Rosling uses his cool data tools to show how countries are pulling themselves out of poverty He demos Dollar Street comparing s of varying income levels worldwide Then he does something really amazing

2013-8-12Welcome to Boards ie here are some tips and tricks to help you get started Boards ie is a discussion board with a wide range of forums including - but not limited to - Soccer Weather Bargain Alerts Fitness Motors Farming Forestry Cycling Fashion Appearance Politics Food Drink and everything in between There's also After Hours one of the busier forums on Boards ie which

Hans Rosling was a doctor who spent his life working on world health He has travelled the world and met all manner of people and determined that the world isn't nearly as bad off as it feels He studied the reasons behind that and thus created a foundation to get the word out

2020-8-16Galaxy collision | Illustration by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center / Flickr T he late statistics wizard Hans Rosling who died this month at age 68 brought at least 10 toilet paper rolls to some of his beloved presentations He would stack them into a tower on a table each roll representing one billion people

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An hour-long documentary on statistics and infoviz produced by the BBC Documentary which takes viewers on a rollercoaster ride through the wonderful world of statistics to explore the remarkable power thay have to change our understanding of the world presented by superstar boffin Professor Hans Rosling whose eye-opening mind-expanding and funny online lectures have made him an

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Hans Rosling (1948-2017) Meet another Swede Hans Rosling He was a physician who later in his life made understanding his mission as R S Wurman would say Rosling thought everyone ends up a prisoner of their own prejudices and these lead to skewed and often negative visions of the world

I'm Susan Kistler the Executive Director of the American Evaluation Association and contributor of each Saturday's post to aea365 Back on day 2 of aea365 in January of 2010 I recommended FlowingData as part of a post about favorite resources for data visualization inspiration Rad Resource: This month FlowingData's curator Nathan Yau published Visualize This: The FlowingData Guide

TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference where the world's leading thinkers and doers are invited to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes — including speakers such as Jill Bolte Taylor Sir Ken Robinson Hans Rosling Al Gore and Arthur Benjamin

An hour-long documentary on statistics and infoviz produced by the BBC Documentary which takes viewers on a rollercoaster ride through the wonderful world of statistics to explore the remarkable power thay have to change our understanding of the world presented by superstar boffin Professor Hans Rosling whose eye-opening mind-expanding and funny online lectures have made him an

Hans Rosling is the darling of the world's favourite ideas conference TED He's a man who has revolutionised the display of data who rubs shoulders with Bill Gates who has nudged and teased the World Bank into opening up its vast development databases He's a professor of public health He's worked with Google He is by some distance

2013-11-28*The Gates Foundation: The ruthlessly efficient businessman applies infinite wealth and intellect towards the problem of saving the world In a nutshell: our biggest problem is too many humans because of the famines wars and environmental problems that happen when you greatly exceed the productive capacity of the planet

2018-10-17A few members of the Open Economics Working Group will be attending the Open Knowledge Conference 2011 in Berlin 30th June to 1st July There will also be a presentation of Metametrik We have also been able to cooperate with a related project in the pre-OKCon Open Science workshop working on a crowd-sourced data inputation system which could serve as a component of