August 2014 news

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created: 21 June 2014; modified: 14 Sep 2017; status: finished; confidence: log; importance: 0

This is the August edition of the gwern.net newsletter (previously July); it is a summary of the revision-history RSS feed, overlapping with Changelog & including material from Google+ & LW media threads. I thank my donors on Gratipay.

Writings

Media

Books

Fiction:

Film/TV

Anime:

Live-action:

  • Three Coins in the Fountain (Actually not that bad. Sort of a silly romantic comedy of manners, and when you get bored with that, you can pay attention to post-WWII Italy and note how privileged Americans were, how women smoked back then, etc. It feels weird to see offices without computers in them - just papers. and phones. Oh, and random monks in the background: the camera just pans across them like they’re not there.)

Music

Touhou: