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Gerard, we should also pay homage to Hans Rosling, whose 2006 talk at TED is one of the greatest illustrations of this:

Posted by Al Johnson at January 26, 2010 9:45 PM

This whole concept has been taken to an incredible level at ... here is one eye opening presentation
... but caution is still required. See the presentation on global warming as GIGO still applies here.


RileyD, nwJ

Posted by Riley Driver at January 26, 2010 9:53 PM

Well, it's nice to finally have a reason explaining why I can remember every scene from my viewing of "Caligula" twenty years ago and yet can't remember the number of the cell phone I've been using for the last several months.

A reason that doesn't involve a need for counseling, that is.

Posted by Cameron at January 26, 2010 10:58 PM

Edward Tufte. Read his books.

Posted by Eric Blair at January 27, 2010 4:55 PM

Posted to soon. I see he recommended Tufte. Good.

Posted by Eric Blair at January 27, 2010 5:03 PM