Earth 2.0: What Would Our Economy Look Like? (Ep. 283)

...Jeffrey Sachs (Columbia University Press, 2017). “Why do some countries drive on the left and others on the right?” EXTRA The Ignorance Project, by Hans and Ola Rosling of Gapminder....

Taking on the Myths of Child Mortality

Hans Rosling, whose fantastic animated-data talks have been featured here before, has a new one about child-mortality trends: http://youtu.be/OwII-dwh-bk The video was timed to coincide with the release of Bill...

Abundance Authors Diamandis and Kotler Answer Your Questions

...Ages, for example). The best example of this (or at least the most visually-enticing example) is Hans Rosling’s now famous TED talk on the subject. But it’s the digital revolution...

Visualizing Mortality History

Hans Rosling, a guru of data animation, is at it again. Here is a very cool video showing 200 years of mortality/wealth progress in just four minutes: (HT: Peter Siegelman)...

Gapminder Is Cool

...then you are off to the races. Also, be sure to watch Hans Rosling‘s TED presentation using these tools. (The one danger of great data tools like these, however, is...