July 2018 news

July 2018 gwern.net newsletter with links on genetics, RL, true crime, tech economics, and 4 book reviews
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source; created: 1 May 2018; modified: 20 Feb 2020; status: finished; confidence: log; importance: 0


This is the July 2018 edition of ; previous, 2018 (). This is a summary of the revision-history RSS feed, overlapping with my & ; brought to you by my donors on Patreon. This month I’d like to particularly thank my 2 anonymous donors, who gave $20,000.

Writings

  • Nothing completed

Media

Books

Nonfiction:

Fiction:

  • Three Parts Dead (Craft Sequence #1), 2012 (urban fantasy, sold to me as being unusually legal and economic-themed; not bad, but those aspects turn out to be minimal, arguably less than, say, , and some parts are a little derivative—, anyone? I was a little more intrigued by the overall worldbuilding, with a geopolitical order polarized between upstart immortal human mage-kings seizing power with magic-science, and retrenched old gods.)
  • The Japanese Family Storehouse, or, The Millionaire’s Gospel Modernised, 1688, trans. Sargent (review)

Music

Touhou: