Hans Rosling, Master of Stats dies

Hans Rosling, the self-proclaimed “Edutainer”, showed the way how to present seemingly dry and boring numbers and facts in an educational yet entertaining and mind-boggling way. Unfortunately, he passed away at the age of 68.

More Hans Roslings are needed in these times where facts seem to lose out on demagogues. Check out his Gapfinder website and the links below.

Hans Rosling dies aged 68, Karen McVeigh, The Guardian, 7 February 2017

“How not to be ignorant about the world”, Hans and Ola Rosling, TED talk 2014

“The Joy of Stats”, BBC Four, 2010

“The best stats you`ve ever seen”, Hans Rosling, TED talk 2007

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