How to present statistics

November 11, 2007

I was doing some research about how to give a good presentation when I found one by Hans Rosling about how developing countries are pulling themselves out of poverty.In the video below from TED 2007, the master of statistics makes a simple point in a very visual and memorable way: “The seemingly impossible is possible. We can have a good world.” Hans showed with statistics what is possible in the world, then he closes with a big, unexpected, and memorable finish.

Really amazing how he can make statistics entertaining, yet powerful in supporting his message. You can find more presentations like this one on his blog.(Bumped into this one on Presentation Zen, a blog about presentations)

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