Hans Rosling: Here's How Data Can Solve the World's Most Challenging Problems

Swedish academic and Gapminder Foundation co-founder Hans Rosling says data doesn't always back up our conceptions about the world.

In the video, below, Rosling explains that our ideas about developed and developing countries largely reflect the reality of fifty years ago, rather than today.


This video, The River of Myth, was released to coincide with Bill Gates'
annual letter
, and shares its emphasis on the power of measuring to
achieve progress.


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