How I Learned To Understand The World By Hans Rosling

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0120210517Professor Hans Rosling was ‘the man in whose hands data sings'. He was dubbed ‘a true inspiration' by Bill Gates and became a viral celebrity thanks to his popular TED talks, which broke down the statistics behind global health and economics. Passionately driven to dispel common myths about the so-called developing world, he used facts in a new way to share the surprisingly good news about global development.

In his memoir, completed just before he died, the data visionary looks back at the events that shaped his world view. From curiosity about his family history through to working as a doctor in Mozambique, he pinpoints the encounters that drove him to a life dedicated to fundamentally changing our view of the world.

Read by Adrian Rawlins
Written by Hans Rosling with Fanny Härgestam
Translated by Dr Anna Paterson
Abridged by Anna Magnusson
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

Data visionary Hans Rosling looks back at the encounters that shaped his world view.

0220210518Professor Hans Rosling was ‘the man in whose hands data sings'. He was dubbed ‘a true inspiration' by Bill Gates and became a viral celebrity thanks to his popular TED talks, which broke down the statistics behind global health and economics. Passionately driven to dispel common myths about the so-called developing world, he used facts in a new way to share the surprisingly good news about global development.

In his memoir, completed just before he died, the data visionary looks back at the events that shaped his world view. From curiosity about his family history through to working as a doctor in Mozambique, he pinpoints the encounters that drove him to a life dedicated to fundamentally changing our view of the world.

As a young undergraduate, and the first in his family to go to university, Hans meets a figure who will change the course of his life.

Read by Adrian Rawlins
Written by Hans Rosling with Fanny Härgestam
Translated by Dr Anna Paterson
Abridged by Anna Magnusson
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

At university, Hans meets an inspirational figure who will change the course of his life.

Data visionary Hans Rosling looks back at the encounters that shaped his world view.

0320210519Professor Hans Rosling was ‘the man in whose hands data sings'. He was dubbed ‘a true inspiration' by Bill Gates and became a viral celebrity thanks to his popular TED talks, which broke down the statistics behind global health and economics. Passionately driven to dispel common myths about the so-called developing world, he used facts in a new way to share the surprisingly good news about global development.

In his memoir, completed just before he died, the data visionary looks back at the events that shaped his world view. From curiosity about his family history through to working as a doctor in Mozambique, he pinpoints the encounters that drove him to a life dedicated to fundamentally changing our view of the world.

After years of medical training Hans has achieved his ambition of moving to Mozambique, where the problems he encounters will challenge everything he's been taught.

Read by Adrian Rawlins
Written by Hans Rosling with Fanny Härgestam
Translated by Dr Anna Paterson
Abridged by Anna Magnusson
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

After years of preparation an ambition is realised as the Roslings move to Mozambique.

Data visionary Hans Rosling looks back at the encounters that shaped his world view.

0420210520Professor Hans Rosling was ‘the man in whose hands data sings'. He was dubbed ‘a true inspiration' by Bill Gates and became a viral celebrity thanks to his popular TED talks, which broke down the statistics behind global health and economics. Passionately driven to dispel common myths about the so-called developing world, he used facts in a new way to share the surprisingly good news about global development.

In his memoir, completed just before he died, the data visionary looks back at the events that shaped his world view. From curiosity about his family history through to working as a doctor in Mozambique, he pinpoints the encounters that drove him to a life dedicated to fundamentally changing our view of the world.

Hans Rosling's international reputation for treating mysterious epidemics brings an unexpected visitor to his door.

Read by Adrian Rawlins
Written by Hans Rosling with Fanny Härgestam
Translated by Dr Anna Paterson
Abridged by Anna Magnusson
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

Hans Rosling's reputation for treating mysterious epidemics brings a visitor to his door.

Data visionary Hans Rosling looks back at the encounters that shaped his world view.

0520210521Professor Hans Rosling was ‘the man in whose hands data sings'. He was dubbed ‘a true inspiration' by Bill Gates and became a viral celebrity thanks to his popular TED talks, which broke down the statistics behind global health and economics. Passionately driven to dispel common myths about the so-called developing world, he used facts in a new way to share the surprisingly good news about global development.

In his memoir, completed just before he died, the data visionary looks back at the events that shaped his world view. From curiosity about his family history through to working as a doctor in Mozambique, he pinpoints the encounters that drove him to a life dedicated to fundamentally changing our view of the world.

Hans Rosling is travelling to Liberia, where his public health expertise is needed to fight a deadly outbreak of Ebola.

Read by Adrian Rawlins
Written by Hans Rosling with Fanny Härgestam
Translated by Dr Anna Paterson
Abridged by Anna Magnusson
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

Hans Rosling takes his public health expertise to Liberia to fight an outbreak of Ebola.

Data visionary Hans Rosling looks back at the encounters that shaped his world view.