November 2019 News

November 2019 gwern.net newsletter with 2 essays, links on PGD and AI scaling, disappearing polymorphs, and The Public Domain Review; 2 opera and 1 anime reviews.
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2019-10-132021-01-04 finished certainty: log importance: 0


No­vem­ber 2019’s newslet­ter is now out; pre­vi­ous, (). This is a sum­mary of the re­vi­sion-his­tory RSS feed, over­lap­ping with my & ; brought to you by my donors on Pa­treon.

Writings

Media

Books

Non­fic­tion:

  • Pri­vate Wealth in Re­nais­sance Flo­rence, Goldth­waite 1968 ()

Film/TV

Live-ac­tion:

An­i­mat­ed:

  • (re­watch; the kin­ship with is even more ap­par­ent now, but Porco Rosso IMO works bet­ter be­cause it does­n’t try to force an an­swer. Anno for be­ing a Miyazaki self­-in­sert fic where he’s the hero and the cen­ter of a love tri­an­gle, to boot, but maybe that’s not so bad; the beauty of sea­planes, who travel be­tween the sea and sky, at home in both, is enough to jus­tify it.)
  • (re­watch)
  • (re­view)
  • (re­vival of a shonen clas­sic; the­mat­i­cally shows its age but, hav­ing only been fa­mil­iar with the ’90s com­edy OVA, I did­n’t re­al­ize how dark it would get)

Music

MLP: