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September 11, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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New Hans Rosling Video: “How not to be ignorant about the world”

TED Talks just released a new Hans Rosling video (done with his son) called “How not to be ignorant about the world.”

You can see it on the TED Talk site with all its bells and whistles, including a transcript, but I’ve embedded the YouTube version below.

I’m, of course, adding it to The Best Hans Rosling Videos:

November 4, 2013
by Larry Ferlazzo
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The Best Hans Rosling Videos

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You may, or may not, be familiar with Hans Rosling’s famous videos explaining world demographics and their economic and social implications.

He just published a new one, and I figured I’d take the opportunity to his previous videos that I’ve in blog:

Here’s his newest one:

His latest TED Talk is called Religions and Babies:

A PBS News Hour report about him is embedded here. You can also get the transcript at their site:

Watch Rosling Brings Life, Sword-Swallowing to Health Statistics on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour.

And here’s his amazing video on the world:

Here he uses Legos to explain population growth and climate change:

June 8, 2013
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Video: “Hans Rosling explains population growth and climate change”

I’ve previously posted many of Hans Rosling’s great video explanation of world demographics and their economic and social implications.

Thanks to Flowing Data, I just learned about this new one, where he uses Legos to explain population growth and climate change: