And all done in real space too. The genius of Hans Rosling.

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  1. Data becomes a powerful communication tool rather than coma-inducing. Computing has truly become the electron microscope and Hubble telescope of our time. The quality of and nature of the input data is, again, critically important. I’d love to see the same on a variety of other axes and data sets.

  2. […] Rosling does it again. A short overview of development, through life expectancy and income statistics,¬†over the last 100 years. (Much more entertaining than it […]


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About Ben Ramalingam

I am a researcher and writer specialising on international development and humanitarian issues. I am currently working on a number of consulting and advisory assignments for international agencies. I am also writing a book on complexity sciences and international aid which will be published by Oxford University Press. I hold Senior Research Associate and Visiting Fellow positions at the Institute of Development Studies, the Overseas Development Institute, and the London School of Economics.