Hans Rosling: Debunking third-world myths

Seen on commadotcom:

I just watched this amazing video of this speaker at Ted. He uses animation and charting techniques to really communicate information better. I think this kind of software is just fantastic and has been designed with flair and genius. Take a look.

Thanks a lot Glen for sharing! I’ve just watched it, its quite amazing:

The site Rosling mentions, gapminder.org features a flash version of those world stats he shows. Take a look!

There is also a new talk from 2007, which is as well quite informative while being very entertaining. You’d never guess how Rosling shows that the Seemingly Impossible is Possible