- Mar 28, 2022
I often use the average ratings of books/movies from Goodreads/IMDB in order to decide what to read/watch next. Unfortunately, if there are not enough ratings, the average rating is often inflated, and it seems to decrease with the number of ratings. Plots of two datasets of books and movies show that the story is slightly more complicated.
- Nov 18, 2020
Some thoughts concerning the documentary The Reagans from Showtime.
- Oct 27, 2020
The Distance Between Me and Me is a documentary featuring a poet somewhat emblematic for the communist Romania. As a collection of scenes with communists and their own words the film is quite entertaining, but not if you look for historical objectivity.
- Oct 20, 2020
Some thoughts concerning the documentary The social dilemma streaming on Netflix.