Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think

Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think ᅰ Online వ Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think page ᇱ ePUB By Hans Rosling ሚ Wonderful a passionate and erudite message that is all moving because it comes from beyond the grave His knack for presentation and delight in statistics come across on every page Who else would choose a chart of guitars per capita as a proxy for human progress Financial Times Factfulness is a fabulous read, succinct and lively It asks why so many people including Nobel laureates and medical researchers get the numbers so wrong on pressing issues such as poverty, pandemics and climate change a just tribute to this book and the man would be a global day of celebration for facts about our world Nature I had very high expectations the book exceeded them Superb guide to the world and how to be wiser about it Great storytelling An inspiration Tim Harford A wonderful guide to an improving world, as well as being a well stocked source of sound advice as to how to think about factual and statistical claims The book is a pleasure to read simple, clear, memorable writing and when you ve finished you ll be a lot wiser about the world You ll also feel rather happier Factfulness the relaxing peace of mind you get when you have a clearer view of how the world really is I strongly recommend this book Tim Harford An assault both on ignorance and pessimism helping countries improve their governance and public health and opening them up to the rule of law and market exchange works But not by some sort of magic Because we act And to this, as Rosling argues, we first have to understand the world we live in Daniel Finkelstein, The Times We need of this way of thinking, both in business and politics Where better to start than a new book by one of Gates favourite gurus, the late Swedish statistician Hans Rosling in an age of so called post truth, this is a celebration of the all too often repudiated but underlying story of relentless human progress Jeremy Warner, Sunday Telegraph thoroughly researched and clearly written this is a measured, objective, and ultimately optimistic account of where we are and how we got here Independent Factfulness has the power to shift your entire perspective If you want to understand the world, read it now Rolf Dobelli Triumphant Sunday Times Bestselling books about statistics are as rare as unicorns One that gets to No.1 is as rare as a lunar unicorn Factfulness by Hans Rosling is that moon based creature engaging TimesINSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROne of the most important books Ive ever readan indispensable guide to thinking clearly about the world Bill GatesHans Rosling tells the story of the secret silent miracle of human progress as only he can But Factfulness does much than that It also explains why progress is so often secret and silent and teaches readers how to see it clearly Melinda Gates Factfulness The stress reducing habit of only carrying opinions for which you have strong supporting facts When asked simple questions about global trends what percentage of the worlds population live in poverty why the worlds population is increasing how many girls finish schoolwe systematically get the answers wrong So wrong that a chimpanzee choosing answers at random will consistently outguess teachers, journalists, Nobel laureates, and investment bankers.In Factfulness, Professor of International Health and global TED phenomenon Hans Rosling, together with his two long time collaborators, Anna and Ola, offers a radical new explanation of why this happens They reveal the ten instincts that distort our perspectivefrom our tendency to divide the world into two camps usually some version of us and them to the way we consume media where fear rules to how we perceive progress believing that most things are getting worse Our problem is that we dont know what we dont know, and even our guesses are informed by unconscious and predictable biases.It turns out that the world, for all its imperfections, is in a much better state than we might think That doesnt mean there arent real concerns But when we worry about everything all the time instead of embracing a worldview based on facts, we can lose our ability to focus on the things that threaten us most Inspiring and revelatory, filled with lively anecdotes and moving stories, Factfulness is an urgent and essential book that will change the way you see the world and empower you to respond to the crises and opportunities of the future This book is my last battle in my life long mission to fight devastating ignorancePreviously I armed myself with huge data sets, eye opening software, an energetic learning style and a Swedish bayonet for sword swallowing It wasnt enough But I hope this book will be Hans Rosling, February 2017. 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    • 3.1
    • 247
    • Format Kindle
    • Hans Rosling
    • Anglais
    • 08 April 2016
    • 341 pages