TED – 50 million views young (and the best graphs EVER)

TED (Technology, Education, Design) has racked up 50 million views since 2006 and is proof that people can use the internet for more than just celebrity gossip and the dodgy sites. They now have a highlight reel of their top ten talks, including the $40 SMART Board, some oceany greatness and lessons learned while having a stroke. Ken Robinson’s talk is up there (are schools killing creativity?), and one of the coolest bits of statistics you’ll ever see from Hans Rosling:

After watching that, you should absolutely must head straight on over to gapminder.org and be dazzled.

You can even access the gapminder graph and manipulate both axes. Awesome.

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About Stephen

Director of Learning & MYP Coordinator at Canadian Academy, Kobe, Japan. Formerly MYP HS Science & IBDP Bio teacher and missing it terribly. Twitterist (@sjtylr), dad and bloggerer.

Posted on June 29, 2008, in 01 Statistical Analysis, Free Resources, YouTube and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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