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Hans Rosling: The good news of the decade?

www.ted.com Hans Rosling reframes 10 years of UN data with his spectacular visuals, lighting up an astonishing — mostly unreported — piece of front-page-worthy good news. Along the way, he debunks one flawed approach to stats that blots out such vital stories. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from

Hans Rosling: No more boring data: TEDTalks

www.ted.com With the drama and urgency of a sportscaster, statistics guru Hans Rosling uses an amazing new presentation tool, Gapminder, to debunk 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,

Top 10 TED Talks

TED was founded in 1984 as a one-off event to bring forth “ideas worth spreading”. TED is actually a global set of conferences run by American private non-profit Sapling Foundation. Speakers are given 18 minutes to present their ideas in the most efficient way they can. List of people who have appeared at TED include Bill