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August 05, 2007

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Vitruvius

Thanks for the link to the 2007 video, David. I had not previously seen it. I've been poking around a bit further, and am now studying Prof. Rosling et al's http://www.gapminder.org/ web site. This stuff really is quite interesting.

Vitruvius

Oh my, check this out David. The live interactive web-based software that Prof. Rosling has been talking about is available here:

http://tools.google.com/gapminder/

This thing is amazing. I've been exploring it for hours. The on-line help is available here (and from the upper-left corner of the tool):

http://www.gapminder.org/gapminderworld/help/gapminder_world_help.htm

AntiCitizenOne

Did the South African government change in 1991?

Vitruvius

Most of sub-Saharan Africa got hammered by disease starting in the late 1980's, as shown by this Gapminder animation I just made:

http://tinyurl.com/2a7yf3

Brendan_2

Wow! Thanks for posting the link Vitruvius (and David for posting the video, of course). It is one of the most fascinating sites I've seen on this internet thingy.

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