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It has been inspiring to watch how Hans Rosling gave impressive talks about numbers and statistics. If you haven’t seen any of his great presentations, here is one example:

Chances are that you probably haven’t seen him showing his wild side before. I just saw this article, “Hans Rosling: the man who makes statistics sing“, in which he was referred as “the ‘Jedi master’ of data”, Not just because of his magical power with data. The fact is that the professor’s main hobby is sword swallowing.

What? sword swallowing? Yes! There is a video on YouTube showing him doing so (at around 8 min 30 sec).

Wow! This is eye-opening.

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Interesting…… I’m creating datasets now and someone has done a nice visualization of them:)

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys (LOL) prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,600 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it would take about 27 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

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