February 2017 news

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created: 19 January 2017; modified: 21 Apr 2019; status: finished; confidence: log; importance: 0

This is the February 2017 edition of the gwern.net newsletter; previous, January 2017 (archives). This is a summary of the revision-history RSS feed, overlapping with my Changelog & /r/gwern/; brought to you by my donors on Patreon.





  • Once Upon A Time In The West (a strikingly spare Western; the opening scene is a memorable set piece, the atmosphere is closer to that of a film noir in its refusal to explain even to the end, and Henry Fonda makes a remarkable villain with a odd homoerotically sadistic relationship with his railroad patron)