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.
FlowingData explores how designers, statisticians, and computer scientists are using data to understand ourselves better — mainly through data visualization.
As for me, I'm Nathan Yau, and I have a PhD in statistics, with a background in eating.