Hans Rosling

0 Celebrated data guru Hans Rosling admits he doesn’t like data

Rosling is strikingly upfront about the limitations of data. Sometimes, the problem is that different countries measure things – like unemployment – in different ways, he says. In other cases, there are real uncertainties in the data that must be assessed: child mortality statistics are quite precise, whereas maternal mortality figures are not; global poverty measurements are infrequent and uncertain.

0 Turkey Catches Up With France

Here the inimitable Hans Rosling of Gapminder shows how Turkey’s quality of life is now on par with France: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4GztlkyedQ&feature=player_embedded