Another good guy.
A good teacher can make any subject interesting, and Hans Rosling makes statistics interesting. All very relevant to industrial design and how it can be such a positive force in the world.
He shows a very positive and optimistic view of the world, industrialisation, wealth and health:
Here he is talking about the rise of Asia:
and why the rise of Asia is crucial to reducing poverty and slowing population growth:
and one of my favourite ever TED videos, “The Magic Washing Machine”:
lots more videos and stuff on his website http://www.gapminder.org/