August 2014 news

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created: 21 June 2014; modified: 21 Apr 2019; status: finished; confidence: log; importance: 0


This is the August 2014 edition of the gwern.net newsletter (previously July); it is a summary of the revision-history RSS feed, overlapping with Changelog & including material from /r/gwern/ & 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: