- Created on 21 May 2013
Hans Rosling is not your average professor. The Karolinska Institute Professor of Global Health, hailed the "Jedi master" of data for his unique ability to illuminate complex development data for the general population, uses statistics as a tool to unravel some common myths surrounding fertility and population growth. Read more about this incredible man at http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2013/may/17/hans-rosling-data-population-fertility.
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- Created on 08 May 2013
The Tipping Point explores what it takes to spark an epidemic of social change. Read Evelyn's review below then check out more Books and Films.
The Tipping Point by Malcom Gladwell, analyses the ingredients of what makes certain ideas, behaviours and products successful and spark epidemics of social change, whilst others falter and fail.
Written for a general audience and comparing ‘epidemics’ as far reaching as Hush Puppies shoes, to Sesame Street, to smoking, Gladwell draws out some of the key components which came together to create this critical point in an evolving situation which leads to a new and irreversible developments.