August 2020 Gwern.net newsletter with an essay on sidenotes; links on human competence, efficient computing, and hardware overhangs; no reviews.
August 2020’s Gwern.net newsletter is now out; previous, July 2020 (archives). This is a collation of links and summary of major changes, overlapping with my Changelog; brought to you by my donors on Patreon.
Highly Potent Drugs As Psychological Warfare Weapons (chemistry trivia)
Notes on The Lizardman Constant