March 2018 Media Thread

post by ArisKatsaris · 2018-03-02T01:06:54.316Z · LW · GW · Legacy · 15 comments

This is the monthly thread for posting media of various types that you've found that you enjoy. Post what you're reading, listening to, watching, and your opinion of it. Post recommendations to blogs. Post whatever media you feel like discussing! To see previous recommendations, check out the older threads.



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comment by ArisKatsaris · 2018-03-02T01:07:57.391Z · LW(p) · GW(p)

Short Online Texts Thread

Replies from: morganism, morganism
comment by morganism · 2018-03-19T20:36:20.098Z · LW(p) · GW(p)

Artificial data give the same results as real data — without compromising privacy

"“Once we model an entire database, we can sample and recreate a synthetic version of the data that very much looks like the original database, statistically speaking,” says Veeramachaneni. “If the original database has some missing values and some noise in it, we also embed that noise in the synthetic version… In a way, we are using machine learning to enable machine learning.”

comment by morganism · 2018-03-16T19:53:02.887Z · LW(p) · GW(p)

SRI Report Independently Verifies Brillouin LENR Reactions (report included)

Brillouin’s LENR technology includes a proprietary method of electrical stimulation of nickel metal conductors using its Q-Pulse™ control system. The process stimulates the system to produce LENR reactions, which generate excess heat. Other than the heat output, there are no (zero) toxic or CO2 bi-product emissions of any kind.

comment by ArisKatsaris · 2018-03-02T01:07:53.525Z · LW(p) · GW(p)

Online Videos Thread

comment by ArisKatsaris · 2018-03-02T01:07:49.914Z · LW(p) · GW(p)

Fanfiction Thread

comment by ArisKatsaris · 2018-03-02T01:07:45.784Z · LW(p) · GW(p)

Nonfiction Books Thread

comment by ArisKatsaris · 2018-03-02T01:07:41.841Z · LW(p) · GW(p)

Fiction Books Thread

comment by ArisKatsaris · 2018-03-02T01:07:37.127Z · LW(p) · GW(p)

TV and Movies (Animation) Thread

comment by ArisKatsaris · 2018-03-02T01:07:32.363Z · LW(p) · GW(p)

TV and Movies (Live Action) Thread

comment by ArisKatsaris · 2018-03-02T01:07:28.306Z · LW(p) · GW(p)

Games Thread

comment by ArisKatsaris · 2018-03-02T01:07:23.296Z · LW(p) · GW(p)

Music Thread

comment by ArisKatsaris · 2018-03-02T01:07:19.105Z · LW(p) · GW(p)

Podcasts Thread

comment by ArisKatsaris · 2018-03-02T01:07:12.899Z · LW(p) · GW(p)

Other Media Thread