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03/21/2017. Facebook
We won!
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Dollar Street were just named one of @FastCompany’s 2017 World Changing Ideas! See the list here: [ Buff.ly Link ] #WCIAwards
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Gapminder
03/13/2017. Facebook
Please follow the live webcast of Hans's Memorial Ceremony tomorrow Tuesday 5 PM Swedish time, from Karolinska Institutet.
We will announce some new plans for how to spread a fact-based worldview and achieve Hans' dream, together with you!
/Anna R. Rönnlund & Ola Rosling

Memorial ceremony for Professor Hans Rosling

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Gapminder
03/11/2017. Facebook
Happy to announce that Anna at Gapminder will give a talk at this years TED conference in April! If you want to see it live, find a live screening somewhere near you.

TED2017: The future you

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Gapminder
03/09/2017. Facebook
All you Gapminders in Sweden, please follow Gapminder Sverige to keep track of Swedish events, like the debate about fact recistence I'm in right now, live in Swedish on FB... right now. :)Ola Rosling

Gapminder Sverige

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Gapminder
02/27/2017. Facebook
In your classroom, kick-start a fact-based discussion about global development, with the first of two, "Don't Panic" documentaries featuring Hans at his best!

Don’t Panic – The Facts About Population

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Gapminder
02/22/2017. Facebook
How Did The World Population Change historically?
Short answer — First slowly. Then fast.
Scroll down on the page, to download the video and slideshow. All our teaching material is free!

How Did The World Population Change? - Gapminder

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Gapminder
02/20/2017. Facebook
Sweden could be first to put a fact-based worldview and #factfulness into public curriculum! Join Gapminder Sverige to help make it happen!
P.S. Soon we will release the Gapminder Test which for our global knowledge certificate... Stay tuned! :)

Ola Rosling on Twitter

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Gapminder
02/18/2017. Facebook
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Gapminder
02/14/2017. Facebook
Hans would have loved reading this article after his death!

Thousands and thousands of wonderful words have been written about my father during the last days. I knew he was popular. But I didn’t expect this avalanche of comforting condolences. Thanks a million everyone!

All the stories have been wonderful, but last night one article made my jaw drop. While scrolling down the page I kept...
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This is how we let Hans Rosling rest in peace

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Gapminder
02/12/2017. Facebook
Remembering Hans Rosling, a wonderful friend, teacher, and champion for the poorest.

Our Memories of Hans Rosling

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Gapminder
02/07/2017. Facebook
Sad to announce: Hans Rosling passed away this morning

We are extremely sad to announce that Professor Hans Rosling died this morning. Hans suffered from a pancreatic cancer which was diagnosed one year ago. He passed away early Tuesday morning, February 7, 2017, surrounded by his family in Uppsala, Sweden.

Eleven years ago, the three of us, Hans Rosling, Ola Rosling & Anna Rosling Rönnlund...
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Presstjänsten

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Gapminder
02/02/2017. Facebook
Tonight in London, I will test the audience's Global Misconceptions, when Ipsos MORI (who also measures ignorance!) launches its new global Sustainable Development Research Centre. I'll be surprised if they beat the chimps!
:) Ola Rosling

Ipsos MORI | Event | Who cares what you think? Do people's voices matter for sustainable development?

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Gapminder
02/01/2017. Facebook
Think you're good at guessing stats? Guess again. Whether we consider ourselves math people or not, our ability to understand and work with numbers is terribly limited, says data visualization expert Alan Smith. In this delightful talk, Smith explores the mismatch between what we know and what we th...

Why we're so bad at statistics

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Gapminder
01/10/2017. Facebook
Over the last 200 years, Extreme Poverty went from being "the global default" to becoming a "global exception". In the future, the last billion to get out of extreme poverty will mainly be living in Fragile States. The fight to end global poverty will therefor be a fight for peace and stability.
Presented here: [ Buff.ly Link ]
by Gapminder's Public Educator Helena Nordenstedt.
Gapminder
12/22/2016. Facebook
MISLEADING worldviews can be constructed from CORRECT facts
Gapminder
12/21/2016. Facebook
Over the last 200 years, Extreme Poverty went from being "the global default" to becoming a "global exception". In the future, the last billion to get out of extreme poverty will mainly be living in Fragile States. The fight to end global poverty will therefor be a fight for peace and stability.
Presented in this video by Gapminder's Public Educator Helena Nordenstedt.

#GUhealth16 Helena Nordenstedt: "People living in extreme poverty has decreased"

Clip from #GUhealth16 conference: Helena Nordenstedt, Assistant Professor in Global Health, Karolinska Institutet holds a presentation at the conference "Glo...

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Gapminder
12/21/2016. Facebook
Ipsos Mori surveyed people in 40 countries on issues ranging from attitudes to homosexuality to numbers of Muslims, and found the gulf between perception and reality is often huge. Our quiz lets you see if you can do any better

The perception gap: how well do you know your country? Take our quiz

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Gapminder
12/20/2016. Facebook
Remember: Country averages hide huge internal differences!
Gapminder
12/19/2016. Facebook
People think its their culture that determines how they live their lives. But on the same income level, storage of medication looks pretty similar across cultures. In these homes in Zimbabwe, Bangladesh and Haiti, all medication fit in small containers such as a cup, a bucket and a plastic bag.
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Gapminder
12/18/2016. Facebook
The poorest Billion have modern pain killers. It doesn´t matter what country they live in.
See more medication on Dollar Street: [ Buff.ly Link ]