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Hans Rosling Knowledge Onslaught

Watch the video below. Hans Rosling, a Swedish Professor of International Health (complete with high pants and funny accent) walks out in front of...

Watch the video below. Hans Rosling, a Swedish Professor of International Health (complete with high pants and funny accent) walks out in front of a computer screen projection and poses the question: which of these three countries–Cuba, Chile and the U.S.–is not like the others?

He then drops knowledge relentlessly for five straight minutes, answering his question, refining it, and answering it again with some of the most incredible data visualization software we've ever seen. When we think about the potential of technology to enhance education, it's this kind of stuff that gets us excited.

Check out Gapminder, his foundation, for much more.

Oh, he's also a sword swallower.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rz-VvNp1BNk

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