September 2014 news

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created: 31 August 2014; modified: 08 Oct 2017; status: finished; confidence: log; importance: 0

This is the September edition of the gwern.net newsletter; previous was August.

This is a summary of the revision-history RSS feed, overlapping with Changelog & including material from Google+ & LW media threads. Thanks to my donors on Gratipay.

Writings

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Stats:

Technology:

  • Effective Use of arbtt:

    My window tracker/time-logger of choice is arbtt which records X window info for later classification and analysis; but one of the challenges is you don’t know how to set up arbtt or improve your environment or write classifications rules. So I wrote a tutorial.
  • Time-lock crypto: wrote a Bash implementation of serial hashing time-lock crypto, link to all known implementations of hash time-lock crypto

Media

Books

Nonfiction:

Fiction:

  • Dunant’s Blood and Beauty (historical fiction: early history of the Borgias; interesting time period + mediocre writing = decent but not great book)
  • Troupes:

Film/TV

Anime:

Music

Touhou:

Kantai Collection:

Doujin:

Vocaloid: