Hans Rosling: No More Boring Data

4/23/2011 12:00 AM

With the drama and urgency of a sportscaster, statistics guru Hans Rosling presents data that debunks several myths about world development. Rosling is professor of international health at Sweden's Karolinska Institute, and founder of Gapminder, a nonprofit that brings vital global data to life. (Recorded February 2006 in Monterey, CA.)

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