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A Few of My Favorite Things

glimpses of the sublime, standing on the shoulders of giants...

Katharina Pistor, The Code of Capital.

Meghan O’Hara, The Field Trip.

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

Chloé Galibert-Laîné, Foresickness.

Vincent Ocasla, SIMCITY 3000 - MAGNASANTI - 6 MILLION - ABSOLUTE MAXIMUM.flv.

Jon Bois, 17776.

Maren Ade, Toni Erdmann.

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

David Foster Wallace, Fictional Futures and the Conspicuously Young.

Chris Marker, La Jetée.

Charlie Kaufman, On Screenwriting.

Bruce Lee, Liberate Yourself from Classical Karate.

Stephen Chow, Shaolin Soccer.

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

John Cameron Mitchell, Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

Werner Herzog, Fitzcarraldo.

Lee Blank, Burden of Dreams.

Mike Nichols + Buck Henry + Calder Willingham, The Graduate.

Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus.

Jack Kerouac, On the Road.

Cormac McCarthy, The Road.

Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian.

Benjamin Labatut, When We Cease to Understand the World.

Katsuhiro Otomo, Akira.

Stanley Kubrick, Dr. Strangelove.

Thomas Pynchon, Gravity’s Rainbow.

Thomas Pynchon, V.

Thomas Mann, The Magic Mountain.

Satoshi Kon, Paprika.

Satoshi Kon, Paranoia Agent.

Italo Calvino, The Daughters of the Moon.

Wim Wenders, Pina.

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.

Jan Behringer + Martin Gonzalez Granda + Till van Treeck, Getting Out of the Rat Race: Is an “Age of Leisure and Abundance” Possible?.

Carter C. Price + Kathryn A. Edwards, Trends in Income From 1975 to 2018.

Scheffer, van Bavel, van de Leemput, and van Nes, Inequality in nature and society.

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.

Robert Towne + Roman Polanski, Chinatown.

Ridley Scott, Blade Runner.

Mamoru Oshii, Ghost in the Shell.

Dan Gilroy, Nightcrawler.

Joel + Ethan Coen, No Country for Old Men.

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

Bi Gan, Long Day’s Journey Into Night.

Darren Aaronofsky, Pi.

Paul Thomas Anderson, There Will be Blood.

Paul Thomas Anderson, Phantom Thread.

Paolo Sorrentino, The Great Beauty.

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.

Juzo Itami, Tampopo.

Kim Sterelny + Ben Fraser, Evolution and Moral Realism.

Donella Meadows, Thinking in Systems.

Eric Posner + Glen Weyl, Radical Markets.

Jaron Lanier, Who Owns the Future?

Adam Curtis, Century of the Self.

Cullen Hoback, Q: Into the Storm.

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.

Miranda July, The New Society.

Venkatesh Rao, Pretending to Care, Pretending to Agree.

Jean Giono + Frédéric Back, The Man Who Planted Trees.

Bonnie Prince Billy, I See a Darkness.

Johnny Cash (NIN), Hurt.

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

Bruce Springsteen, Thundercrack.

Patti Smith, Wave.


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