Tag: Hans Rosling

For a fact-based Worldview

(This article was originally published at Blog about Stats, and syndicated at StatsBlogs.) Hans Rosling, co-founder and promoter of the Gapminder Foundation and of gapminder.org fights with statistics against myths (‘Our goal is to replace devastating myths with a fact-based

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Don’ Panic – The Latest OU/Hans Rosling Co-Pro Has (Almost) Arrived…

To tie in with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals summit later this week, the OU teamed up with production company Wingspan Productions and data raconteur Professor Hans Rosling to produce a second “Don’t Panic” lecture performance that airs on BBC2

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What Open Data Can Do for Africa’s Growing Population Submitted by Luda Bujoreanu On Wed, 08/19/2015

By Luda Bujoreanu Cross posted from the IC4D Blog Back in June I rushed to take a front seat at one of the World Bank conference rooms to hear Dr. Hans Rosling speak. We had met years ago in Moldova,

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What Open Data can do for Africa’s growing population?

Back in June I rushed to take a front seat at one of the World Bank conference rooms to hear Dr. Hans Rosling speak. We had met years ago in Moldova, and just like last time, his talk was sharp,

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The future of the world’s population in 4 charts

Last week, the UN released updated population figures and projections. I just had a chance to go through them and the great key findings document (PDF, 1MB) that accompanies them. But before I dive in, how accurate are these projections?

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A Couple of Interesting Interactive Data Storytelling Devices

A couple of interesting devices for trying to engage folk in a data mediated story. First up, a chart that is reminiscent in feel to Hans Rosling’s ignorance test, in which (if you aren’t familiar with it) audiences are asked

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Open Data As Old As Domesday

The recent Unconference on Open Data Camp UK in Winchester was the first gathering of Open Data enthusiasts for them to swap ideas, knowledge and to exchange data and to thrash out some of the technical issues of databases. The

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