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Hans Rosling, Swedish Doctor and Pop-Star Statistician, Dies at 68 - New York Times;

Hans Rosling, Swedish Doctor and Pop-Star Statistician, Dies at 68 - New York Times

New York TimesHans Rosling, Swedish Doctor and Pop-Star Statistician, Dies at 68New York TimesHans Rosling giving a TED Talk in 2010. He was a self-described “edutainer.” Credit Katie Orlinsky for The New York Times. Hans Rosling, a Swedish doctor who transformed himself into a pop-star statistician by converting dry numbers into dynamic ...and more »

Hans Rosling was an incredibly entertaining presenter of the facts – and he made a huge impact - The Conversation UK;

Hans Rosling was an incredibly entertaining presenter of the facts – and he made a huge impact - The Conversation UK

The Conversation UKHans Rosling was an incredibly entertaining presenter of the facts – and he made a huge impactThe Conversation UKKeith Morris does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond the academic appointment above.and more »

In Remembrance: Hans Rosling's Incredible Presentations on Global Development Trends - New Security Beat (blog);

In Remembrance: Hans Rosling's Incredible Presentations on Global Development Trends - New Security Beat (blog)

New Security Beat (blog)In Remembrance: Hans Rosling's Incredible Presentations on Global Development TrendsNew Security Beat (blog)Hans Rosling, the Swedish statistician, global health advocate, and “edutainer,” passed away this week in Uppsala, according to his foundation, Gapminder. Rosling was known worldwide for his innovative presentations of development trends and challenges ...and more »

How Swedish statistician Hans Rosling changed the way we look at health - PBS NewsHour;

How Swedish statistician Hans Rosling changed the way we look at health - PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHourHow Swedish statistician Hans Rosling changed the way we look at healthPBS NewsHourHans Rosling speaks about the impact of growing global population on resources at the ReSource 2012 conference on July 12, 2012 in Oxford, England. Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images. Hans Rosling, a Swedish statistician, doctor, and viral ...and more »

Hans Rosling, statistician and sword-swallower, has died - The Economist;

Hans Rosling, statistician and sword-swallower, has died - The Economist

The EconomistHans Rosling, statistician and sword-swallower, has diedThe EconomistSTATISTICS has not, traditionally, been an exciting word. Its most common prefix is the word “dry”. Ask people what they think of statistics, or try to use some in an argument, and you will often get the quote attributed to Benjamin Disraeli that lists ...and more »

Science loses an exuberant storyteller - Science Business;

Science loses an exuberant storyteller - Science Business

Science BusinessScience loses an exuberant storytellerScience BusinessHans Rosling, the endearingly upbeat physician, epidemiologist, and data visuals wizards, died on Wednesday aged 68. In life, he usually came bearing good news, told with the urgency of a sports commentator. The way he presented it, things were never ...and more »

Hans Rosling, renowned global health educator, dies at 68 - STAT;

Hans Rosling, renowned global health educator, dies at 68 - STAT

STATHans Rosling, renowned global health educator, dies at 68STATOPENHAGEN, Denmark — A Swedish foundation says Hans Rosling, a global health professor known for his ability to make numbers and facts entertaining, has died. He was 68. The Gapminder Foundation that Rosling co-founded in 2006 says he died ...and more »

Hans Rosling: humanism by numbers - Spiked;

Hans Rosling: humanism by numbers - Spiked

SpikedHans Rosling: humanism by numbersSpikedHans Rosling, the Swedish doctor and statistician who died on Tuesday, has rightly been the subject of glowing obituaries ever since. With great imagination and humour, Rosling made understanding the world through the use of statistics more enjoyable ...and more »

The Unknown Legacy of Hans Rosling - Huffington Post;

The Unknown Legacy of Hans Rosling - Huffington Post

Huffington PostThe Unknown Legacy of Hans RoslingHuffington PostHans Rosling urged journalists to use data to see the big picture of the world: If there is progress, remember to cover it. It made him a prominent figure in the innovation of journalism, which not many are aware, writes Cathrine Gyldensted. TED ...and more »

Hans Rosling: Data magician and 'edutainer' dies at 68 - Study International News;

Hans Rosling: Data magician and 'edutainer' dies at 68 - Study International News

Study International NewsHans Rosling: Data magician and 'edutainer' dies at 68Study International NewsHans Rosling, the Swedish professor of international health and the statistician who brought hard facts and data to life, has died at age 68, The Gapminder Foundation announced. Calling himself an “edutainer”, Rosling used everyday objects as well as ...and more »

Swedish statistician and 'edutainer' Hans Rosling dies - Reuters;

Swedish statistician and 'edutainer' Hans Rosling dies - Reuters

ReutersSwedish statistician and 'edutainer' Hans Rosling diesReutersA file photo from September 07, 2015 shows Swedish statistician Hans Rosling. TT News Agency/Henrik Montgomery via REUTERS. 1/2. left. right. A file photo from September 07, 2015 shows Swedish statistician Hans Rosling. TT News Agency/Henrik ...and more »

Health expert who made data sing dies - Shanghai Daily (subscription);

Health expert who made data sing dies - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Shanghai Daily (subscription)Health expert who made data sing diesShanghai Daily (subscription)DATA guru Hans Rosling, a Swedish public health expert famous for combating scientific ignorance with catchy YouTube videos in his mission to promote a “fact-based world,” has died at the age of 68, his foundation announced. Rosling, who described ...and more »

Remembering Hans Rosling, the visualization pioneer who made data dance - Washington Post;

Remembering Hans Rosling, the visualization pioneer who made data dance - Washington Post

Washington PostRemembering Hans Rosling, the visualization pioneer who made data danceWashington PostProfessor Hans Rosling, the statistician and epidemiologist who brought dramatic flair to animated visualizations of dry public health data, has died in Finland of pancreatic cancer, according to the foundation he started with his children. For much of ...and more »

'A big-hearted optimist': Hans Rosling tributes pour in on social media - The Guardian;

'A big-hearted optimist': Hans Rosling tributes pour in on social media - The Guardian

The Guardian'A big-hearted optimist': Hans Rosling tributes pour in on social mediaThe GuardianHans Rosling delivers a talk on challenging preconceptions about political and economic systems at a conference in Oxford in 2012. Photograph: Dan Tucker/Alamy. Global development is supported by. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation About this content.and more »

Ace Statistician and Trendalyzer Rockstar Hans Rosling Passes Away - The Wire;

Ace Statistician and Trendalyzer Rockstar Hans Rosling Passes Away - The Wire

The WireAce Statistician and Trendalyzer Rockstar Hans Rosling Passes AwayThe WireA reliable and trustworthy voice for the value of statistics will be missed with Rosling's passing – especially in this time when its stock is at an all-time low. Hans Rosling during a talk in 2012. Credit: zero_org/Flickr, CC BY 2.0. Hans Rosling ...and more »

Hans Rosling, Who Made Statistics Interesting With His TED Talks, Dies - NDTV;

Hans Rosling, Who Made Statistics Interesting With His TED Talks, Dies - NDTV

NDTVHans Rosling, Who Made Statistics Interesting With His TED Talks, DiesNDTVHans Rosling, a Swedish public health expert who was famous for his TED Talks that helped make statistics interesting, passed away on Tuesday. Rosling was 68 years old. He used TED Talks to make statistics about a number of difficult topics, such as ...and more »

Hans Rosling: A truth-teller in an age of 'alternative facts' - Macleans.ca;

Hans Rosling: A truth-teller in an age of 'alternative facts' - Macleans.ca

Macleans.caHans Rosling: A truth-teller in an age of 'alternative facts'Macleans.caProfessor of International Health at Karolinska Institute and co-founder and chairman of the Gapminder Foundation, Dr. Hans Rosling attends the TIME 100 gala, celebrating the 100 most influential people in the world, at the Frederick P. Rose Hall on ...and more »

Hans Rosling, Who Dreamed of a 'Fact-Based Worldview,' Passes Away - Foreign Policy (blog);

Hans Rosling, Who Dreamed of a 'Fact-Based Worldview,' Passes Away - Foreign Policy (blog)

Foreign Policy (blog)Hans Rosling, Who Dreamed of a 'Fact-Based Worldview,' Passes AwayForeign Policy (blog)“Having the data is not enough. I have to show it in ways people enjoy and understand.” So said Hans Rosling, the Swedish physician, epidemiologist, and statistics expert who died on Tuesday at the age of 68 from pancreatic cancer. After roughly two ...and more »

Hans Rosling dead: 'Jedi master of data' dies at 68 - International Business Times UK;

Hans Rosling dead: 'Jedi master of data' dies at 68 - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKHans Rosling dead: 'Jedi master of data' dies at 68International Business Times UKWorld-famous Swedish statistician Hans Rosling has died at the age of 68. The Professor of Global Health was a pioneer in his field, acclaimed for his innovative use of data when researching development issues. More from IBTimes UK. Here's what ...and more »

Swedish statistician Hans Rosling dies from pancreatic cancer - The Local Sweden;

Swedish statistician Hans Rosling dies from pancreatic cancer - The Local Sweden

The Local SwedenSwedish statistician Hans Rosling dies from pancreatic cancerThe Local Sweden"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, ...and more »