Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Swine Flu News To Death Ratio And What It Means (YouTube via Infosthetics.com)

Hans Rosling is a brilliant lecturer on global health issues and the inventor of Gapminder (purchased a year or so ago by Google and now integrated into their search results). Recently, Rosling did a very sharp video where he compared swine flu to tuberculosis:

I first saw the video on the Information Aesthetics blog which is an excellent resource for staying up on new ways to visualize data. As far as Rosling goes, if you have not seen his 2006 TED talk, you have missed one of the most interesting and enlightening 19 minute speeches ever.
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