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Friday, October 17, 2008

I love these Statistics

I usually argue for qualitative analysis, because i believe that statistical data might be good in describing trends, but it does not determine the individual case (which is what is IMHO most relevant most of the time).

In this TED video Hans Rosling presents some amazing data very nicely animated and passionately commented:




http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVimVzgtD6w

1 comment:

darius said...

Really nice example of how much unused data their is and highlights the need for visualization tools (and of those who can present them). There is a similar situation in bioscience. Unfortuately, developers are under friendly fire more than necessary.