TEDTalks - Hans Rosling: New insights on poverty and life around the world
About this talk: Researcher Hans Rosling uses his cool data tools to show how countries are pulling themselves out of poverty. He demos Dollar Street, comparing households of varying income levels worldwide. Then he does something really amazing.
Time 18:57 minutes; Filmed March 2007; Posted on TED: June 2007
About Hans Rosling: As a doctor and researcher, Hans Rosling identified a new paralytic disease induced by hunger in rural Africa. Now the global health professor is looking at the bigger picture, increasing our understanding of social and economic development with the remarkable trend-revealing software he created.
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