Pretty neat, huh!

We are all thinking about ways to present our information in a way that is graphic, and catches the eye of fatigued users. I just stumbled on this BBC video of a very enthusiastic Dr. Hans Rosling explaining the past 200 years of world progress in only four minutes using a fascinating graph. It is  a clip from a one-hour long documentary produced by Wingspan Productions and broadcast by BBC, 2010.  Dr. Rosling says at the end that it involved the plotting of 120,000 numbers. I love how he becomes part of the graph, part of the movement, part of the dance, if you will, of dreaming and thinking about the past, and the possible future. Enjoy.


About effervescentlibrarian

UX Librarian at Rice University, Houston, Texas.
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