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Debunking Third World Myths

 
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Matt



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PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2008 8:36 pm    Post subject: Debunking Third World Myths Reply with quote

Whether or not you agree with his conclusions, this has got to be one of the best presentations of statistical data ever:
http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/hans_rosling_shows_the_best_stats_you_ve_ever_seen.html

By the way, this isn't funny, just damned impressive.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2008 9:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Brilliant! I love TED talks.

Here's one by one of my heroes, American philosopher Daniel Dennet:

http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/dan_dennett_s_response_to_rick_warren.html

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2008 9:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Excellent Matt Very Happy

Currently doing populations/stats at Uni, very interesting indeed
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 14, 2008 9:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hey, I enjoyed that one too!
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