Hans Rosling is a public health expert, director of Sweden's world-renowned Karolinska Institute, & founder of Gapminder, a non-profit organization that brings vital global data to life. watch Hans Rosling's vivid & dramatic lecture, recorded during a past TED conference.
Ingo Günther designed & created the "World Processor" exhibition, which consists of a collection of beautiful physical world globes, visualizing the geographical distribution of various political & human world parameters. listen to Günther's talk explaining his design process.
see also gapminder & world processor.
[ted.com & itconversations.com & roslingsblogger]