Thursday, Sep 3, 2009
by PopMatters Staff
by Hans Rosling
TED (August 2009)

“Talking at the US State Department this summer, Hans Rosling uses his fascinating data-bubble software to burst myths about the developing world. Look for new analysis on China and the post-bailout world, mixed with classic data shows.”


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