September 2018 news

September 2018 gwern.net newsletter with links on genetics, human evolution, genetic engineering, LSD, and 1 book review.
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Writings

Media

Books

Nonfiction:

  • , ed Janick 2004 (an anthology of papers on plant breeding efforts in, primarily, the Midwest, centering mostly on the famous long-term maize selection experiment; I was particularly interested in “Population Size and Long-term Selection”, Weber 2004, but was amazed to learn that the maize selection experiment, despite running for a century and still producing gains on some traits, was founded on a maize population size of just 4! This illustrates the untapped potential in existing genetic variance.)

Music

Touhou:

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Misc: