Ephemera - 1st July, 2018

Reading

Memorizing these three statistics will help you understand the world

The title is a little clickbait-y (though that’s pretty run-of-the-mill these days), but the article itself is still worthy. Essentially it’s a bunch of statistics, and pretty well known ones at that, but it is nice to have a condensed reminder of the positive changes humanity has made in the last century and offset the general pessimism that seems to be the trend at the moment.