Hans Rosling one-minute TED talk

Posted to Statistics  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

Screw the sword swallowing and giant screen of moving bubbles. Just get Rosling a handful of rocks and he draws a crowd.

[via infosthetics]

1 Comment

  • I noticed he was adding rocks and moving them left. He might have subtracted a few and/or moved rocks to the right. And he’d have had an even shorter TED talk. But then it wouldn’t be a TED talk then.

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