Posted by: jsmcfadden | November 8, 2009

Mindset vs Dataset

When Hans Rosling gets his gapminder software bouncing along, my mind explodes. There’s no excuse for continuing to think of the old dichotomies when the data so clearly reveals the new convergence of societies. The old idea of industrialized societies and developing societies was true — but not since the early 1950’s! Time to update my way of thinking about the world.

Take a look at this, a presentation he made in June at the US State Department.


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