Each and every one of us makes a difference, each and every day. And we have a choice: What kind of difference are we going to make? From an enthusiastic child, encouraged by her mother, to a woman who would not take “science is for men” for an answer, to a world changing scientist and […]
It’s frighting to see how quickly you can repeat the ills of the past when enough people are afraid and hungry As a kid he was literally a crime in one of the most unjust societies in the world. As an adult he has become one of the most well known voices in the world. […]
Hans Rosling was unique in his ability to make statistics fun and fascinating – by his enthusiasm and his fantastic way of visualizing data. In this talk he leaves us wondering how anyone can live without the washing machine, and what we can do to make sure no one will. Thank you for everything you've done, Hans Rosling!
Today, four years ago, the world woke up to the news that Aaron had committed suicide the evening before. This first Kurator talk is not about that, but it is related: It is a story about how incredibly powerful companies wanted to use copyright to censor the internet, and how the internet fought back. It is the amazing story about how ordinary people can make the world a better place, in the face of overwhelming odds.