15 books Bill Gates says you should read this summer, Business Insider - Business Insider Singapore
A doctor and statistician by training, Rosling argues in his book “Factfulness” that people are collectively taking an overly emotional view of the world. Using statistics, Rosling shows how humanity is constantly improving based on birth rates, life expectancy, and the gender wage gap.
Gates wrote on his blog in May that he’s been recommending this book since “the day it came out.”
Rosling, a global health expert, unfortunately, passed away last year. Gates said on his blog that this book is “a fitting final word from a brilliant man, and one of the best books I’ve ever read.”...