September 2014 News

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This is the September 2014c edition of the Gwern.net newsletter⁠; previous was August⁠.

This is a collation of links and summary of major changes, overlapping with Changelog⁠. Thanks to my donors on Gratipay.

Writings

QS:

Statistics:

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:

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

  • David Troupes:

Film/TV

Anime:

Music

Touhou:

Kantai Collection:

Doujin:

Vocaloid: