The Joy of Stats

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Most of us can’t resist a story.

I have never been able to sit through statistics without my mind going numb, but I was glued to this.

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Hans Rosling says “Having the data is not enough. I have to show it in ways people both enjoy and understand.” Probably why he calls this the “Joy of Stats” and why I have never been so fascinated with numbers as while watching his presentation. He uses data and the visual representation of it to tell a story.

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