For now, I will keep the site closed for registrations; but everyone can independently invite people to join using the following link to generate an invite:
If you know someone who wants to join this instance, then please do give them an invite!
Consider the instance open for those who know anyone on IDF.social.
"Sense of community" and an initial seed of some 40 IR researchers should be enough to keep those spammers out of here and still grow the club!
Computer scientist 👨🏫 with main focus on Information Retrieval 📄
Also interested in Data Science / Big Data 💾
In the previous millennium a PhD on Multimedia Databases 🎥 (Yes that was a respectable research topic once upon a time pre-birdsite!)
#sigir is my academic home.
Entrepreneur: co-founder of #spinque (spinque.com)
Knowledge frees humanity.
Thank you, corpus of Visual Metaphores!
Inaugural toots on idf.social using a photo of lunch with Nick Belkin after attending the now Dr. Hugo Huurdeman defense.
Interesting uses of Google Trends data to understand election themes throughout the years.
Flexible retrieval with NMSLIB and FlexNeuART. (arXiv:2010.14848v1 [cs.IR]) http://arxiv.org/abs/2010.14848
An Open Access Strategy for Dutch Research Institutes
Mozilla Firefox: Spyware Level: High 😕
PhD student Ivan Veul vertelt op radio Nijmegen over zijn onderzoek naar wat we mogen verwachten van Big Tech partijen als Google, en hoe hij voor zijn onderzoek een (online!) burgerdialoog heeft georganiseerd over de toekomst van het internet, met honderd mensen.
Meer informatie over Ivan's onderzoek:
Meer informatie over de burgerdialoog:
Save the web, freely. Wallabag: a self hostable application for saving web pages https://wallabag.org/en
Facebook tells academics to stop monitoring its political ads for rule-breaking - https://www.theregister.com/2020/10/27/facebook_nyu_ads/
Tweede Kamer wil bindend studieadvies afschaffen op initiatief van GroenLinks
To all Matomo 4 beta testers and users out there, we'd love to hear your thoughts!
Your feedback is greatly valued as it'll help us refine Matomo 4 for the November release 😊
Please share what you've learnt and experienced here: https://forum.matomo.org/t/help-testing-the-first-matomo-4-beta-version/38482
"We are asking Spotify to raise the average streaming royalty from $.0038 to a penny per stream."
Finish your PhD by 2048
Special issue on learning from user interactions http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10791-020-09382-0
B C, Before Computers by Stephen Robertson: On Information Technology from Writing to the Age of Digital Data
Evgeny Morozov: Tegen dit verhaal over 5G kan geen samenzweringstheorie op - https://decorrespondent.nl/11735/tegen-dit-verhaal-over-5g-kan-geen-samenzweringstheorie-op/648365685385-6a995506
> Hubs is a virtual collaboration platform that runs in your browser. With Hubs you can create your own 3D spaces with a single click. Invite others to join using a URL. No installation or app store required. hubs.mozilla.com/docs/welcome.…
> The metaverse is here: an immersive Web full of social virtual and augmented reality experiences. [ . . . ] we dream of a democratized new era of the Web where creators own their content, users own their data, and no single entity exhibits undue influence on the community as a whole.I knew I just had to wait around long enough and someone would get around to implementing it. 😀
When you tell Chrome to wipe private data about you, it spares two websites from the purge: Google.com, YouTube. A bug? Yeah, right!
Bisschoppen ontnemen de universiteit het predicaat "katholiek"...
Combating abuse is not incompatible with E2EE:
Call for Papers
Personal and Ubiquitous Computing | Theme issue on intelligent systems for tackling online harms
Research contributions on misinformation- and harm-aware intelligent systems:
* assisting users in making informed decisions in the context of online misinformation, hate speech and other forms of online harms;
* improving detection methods and diffusion modelling as well as addressing concerns such as social biases, fairness and explainability.
Indie music 🎸
The "unofficial" Information Retrieval Mastodon Instance.
Goal: Make idf.social a viable and valuable social space for anyone working in Information Retrieval and related scientific research.
Everyone welcome but expect some level of geekiness on the instance and federated timelines.