Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Hans Rosling predicts the future ... When & How will Asia regain it's dominace over the world market?

Hans Rosling recently held a talk at TEDIndia about when Asia (India and China in particular) will catch up with the west and become the leading force in the economic world market. As usual he is very amusing to listen to and the stats he presents makes you think about the big picture as usual.

Hans Rosling: Asia's rise -- how and when

And while your at it make sure you watch some of his previous talks as well:

Hans Rosling: Let my dataset change your mindset
Hans Rosling on HIV: New facts and stunning data visuals
Hans Rosling's new insights on poverty
Hans Rosling shows the best stats you've ever seen

A fun note on the side is that when I sat down in the couch and opened up my laptop to write this post, I turned on the telly and guess what? It's a program with Hans Rosling on the Swedish television. Now that can't be just coincidence :)

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