Hans Rosling as a performer.

Bubble charts are awesome, just look at Hans Rosling. The guy literally swallows a sword on stage and you think it's the chart type that made the presentation.

I think we tend to undervalue Hans Rosling as a performer while hyping his data visualization. When you first watched his early *TED talks did you think, “Maybe I should create a bubble chart?” Or did you think, “I wish I could captivate an audience like that?” Originally for me it was the former and […]