'A hopeful book about the potential for human progress when we work off facts rather than our inherent biases.' BARACK OBAMA Timely, short and essential, FACTFULNESS reveals the power of facts in a post-truth world, by late international sensation Hans Rosling ('a true inspiration' - Bill Gates) and his long-term collaborators Ola and Anna.
Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived. What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly?
The Simplex Crossword formula has been hugely successful and made bestsellers of all six books. Appearing daily in the Irish Times for over forty years, the crossword has attracted a devoted following.
What if we could improve our ability to predict the future? Everything we do involves forecasts about how the future will unfold. This book offers practical advice on how we can all use these methods for our own benefit - whether in business, in international affairs, or in everyday life.