Screw the sword swallowing and giant screen of moving bubbles. Just get Rosling a handful of rocks and he draws a crowd.
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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I call myself a statistician, because, well, I’m a statistics graduate student. However, the most important things I’ve learned are less formal, but have proven extremely useful when working/playing with data.
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There are many ways to die. Cancer. Infection. Mental. External. This is how different groups of people died over the past 10 years, visualized by age.