Author Archives: Artir

Bitcoin Volatility

A brief analysis of it I did:

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Yearly review: 2016 in Nintil.com

So here we are, one year later after my last yearly review. How has the blog fared since then? Recall, this was the number of visits once year ago Now this chart looks like this So once again, the number … Continue reading

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On the living standards of animals in the United Kingdom

You’d think you know about it, but you don’t, and I didn’t either until recently, so here’s yet another Nintil post that will enlighten you. This post might be controversial. Comments are welcome in the comments section. If you think … Continue reading

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In defense of Brennanian epistocracy

I write this article in response to this piece written by Claire Lehmann at Quillette magazine.

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The surprising Human Development Index of Cuba

[Post adapted and translated from Spanish] Cuba has an HDI of 0.815, the second highest in all Latin America, just behind Chile. Actually, 0.759, the ninth highest in Latin America. We could wonder why this is possible, given the island’s … Continue reading

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The paradox of Cuban GDP

[Translated from Spanish] The calculation of Cuban GDP is, surprisingly, a contentious issue. There are those who say that Cuba is one of the richest countries of Latin America, and there are those who say that the Cuban economy is mediocre. … Continue reading

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Suicide, fast and slow / Book Review: Every Cradle is a Grave (Sarah Perry)

Sarah Perry, contributing editor of Ribbonfarm, and killer risotto maker (no joke, check the book), wrote a book about suicide and antinatalism some years ago. It hasn’t got much attention, which makes it an excellent choice for one of my … Continue reading

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