tisdag 3 april 2018

Swansong of Hans Rosling, data visionary

Hans Rosling discusses population growth at the ReSource 2012 conference
in Oxford, UK.Credit: Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images for ReSource 2012
Nature - Swansong of Hans Rosling, data visionary:
Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World — and Why Things Are Better Than You Think Hans Rosling with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Rönnlund Flatiron: 2018.

Hans Rosling was many things. A physician and epidemiologist; a statistician and data visualizer; a staunch advocate of free data as the bedrock of an accurate world view. Factfulness is Rosling’s last, and posthumous, book; he died in February 2017. Like his other work, including his famous presentations, it throws down a gauntlet to doom-and-gloomers in global health by challenging preconceptions and misconceptions.