A Few of My Favorite Things

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David Foster Wallace, E Unibus Pluram: Television and U.S. Fiction.

David Foster Wallace, Fictional Futures and the Conspicuously Young.

Charlie Kaufman, On Screenwriting.

Bruce Lee, Liberate Yourself from Classical Karate.

Kevin B. Lee + Jonathan Rosenbaum, Out 1: Solitaire.

Lady Gaga, Gypsy (ARTPOP Listening Party, Berlin).

Werner Herzog, Fitzcarraldo.

Lee Blank, Burden of Dreams.

Darren Aaronofsky, Pi

Paul Thomas Anderson, There Will be Blood.

Paul Thomas Anderson, Phantom Thread.

Paolo Sorrentino, The Great Beauty.

Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus.

Jack Kerouac, On the Road.

Cormac McCarthy, The Road.

Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian.

Thomas Pynchon, Gravity’s Rainbow.

Thomas Pynchon, V.

Thomas Mann, The Magic Mountain.

Chris Marker, La Jetée.

Satoshi Kon, Paprika.

Satoshi Kon, Paranoia Agent.

Midori Takada, Through The Looking Glass.

Asa-Chang + Junray, Hana.

Four Tet, Angel Echoes.

Jürgen Schmidhuber, Driven by Compression Progress: A Simple Principle Explains Essential Aspects of Subjective Beauty, Novelty, Surprise, Interestingness, Attention, Curiosity, Creativity, Art, Science, Music, Jokes.

Nicholas Hudson, Musical beauty and information compression.

David Ha + Jürgen Schmidhuber, World Models: Can agents learn inside their own dreams?

Joscha Bach, 30c3: How to Build a Mind.

Joscha Bach, 31c3: From Computation to Consciousness.

Joscha Bach, 32c3: Computational Metapsychology.

Joscha Bach, 33c3: Machine Dreams.

Joscha Bach, From elementary computation to ethics?

Google Research, Inceptionism: Going Deeper into Neural Networks.

Andrej Karpathy, The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Recurrent Neural Networks.

Rob Cheung, Misc Work

Eric Weinstein, Anthropic Capitalism And The New Gimmick Economy.

Karl Marx, Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844.

F.A. Hayek, The Road to Serfdom.

Alex Hagen, The Crisis of the Lonely Atoms.

Sarah Perry, Ritual and the Consciousness Monoculture.

Sarah Perry, Every Cradle is a Grave.

Chantal Akerman, Jeanne Dielman.

Mierle Laderman Ukeles, Manifesto for Maintenance Art 1969!

Ursula K. Le Guin, The Carrier Bag Theory of Fiction.

Martin Gurri, The Revolt of the Public.

Ridley Scott, Blade Runner.

Mamoru Oshii, Ghost in the Shell.

Joel + Ethan Coen, No Country for Old Men.

Blake Edwards + Peter Sellers, The Return of the Pink Panther.

Dan Gilroy, Nightcrawler.

Mary Harron + Bret Easton Ellis, American Psycho.

Charlie Kaufman, Synecdoche, New York.

Hayao Miyazaki, The Wind Rises.

Matthew Weiner, Mad Men.

Michael Koresky + Casey Moore, Blue Christmas

Fredrik Knudsen, TempleOS Down the Rabbit Hole

Richard Feynman, Take the World from Another Point of View.

Alan Watts, You’re It

Charles Forman, Wonder Unit.

why, why’s poignant guide to ruby

Damien Chazelle, Whiplash.

Kim Sterelny + Ben Fraser, Evolution and Moral Realism.

Eric Posner + Glen Weyl, Radical Markets.

Jaron Lanier, Who Owns the Future?

William Poundstone, Fortune’s Formula.

Carlo Rovelli, Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity.

David Mamet, Memo to the Writers of The Unit.

Venkatesh Rao, Pretending to Care, Pretending to Agree.

Hiromi + Chick Corea, Old Castle, by the River, in the Middle of Forest.

Patti Smith, Wave.

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