Hans Rosling

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Hans Rosling wrote a book on Factfulness

Hans Rosling was able to build excitement around data like no other. Truth and progress was his rally cry. Before he died, he was working on a book with his Gapminder co-founders Anna Rosling Rönnlund and Ola Rosling. The book, Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World—and Why Things Are Better Than You Think, is out now. Ordered and looking forward to it. Tags: book, facts, Hans Rosling, world

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RIP Hans Rosling

Hans Rosling passed away this morning. The man. The legend. Tags: Hans Rosling

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Focusing on the full picture with data

I don't know the full context of this discussion, but in the interview below, Hans Rosling talks to media person Adam Holm about why we shouldn't use the media to form our opinions about the world. Media person disputes. Rosling puts foot on table and says Holm is wrong. x https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYnpJGaMiXo Hard to argue with that. See also Rosling's 2014 TED talk on how to not be ignorant about the...

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