The world needs more people like him

This is a video of a presentation by Hans Rosling of Gapminder, the Swedish data visualisation organization that Google recently bought.

Rosling has a great vision: To make the world a better place by improving access to and presentation of data about the world, such as statistics about poor countries.

He makes the point very well in the presentation – which in turn is actually funny as hell and at times as exciting as a good sports broadcast – just a lot more important.

When you next think about sitting down to watch a brain-numbing sitcom, watch this instead. It’ll make you feel better.

5 comments

  1. Snilld!

    Segðu svo að það borgi sig ekki að kíkja í Blómaval á laugardögum (með tilheyrandi innliti á bloggsíðu).

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