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.
heartless bastards - how low
New track on our Spotify playlist:
NEW! The Kiwix Pi4 hotspot kit! The pre-loaded SD card turns the Pi into a hotspot serving the entire contents of Wikipedia, Wiktionary and RPi StackExchange! Designed for people without online access - we think it's a pretty cool option for Preppers too! https://thepihut.com/products/kiwix-raspberry-pi-4-hotspot-kit
To Infinity and Beyond! Accessibility is the Future for Kids' Search Engines. (arXiv:2106.07813v1 [cs.IR]) http://arxiv.org/abs/2106.07813
PhD position in Computational Social Science at MediaFutures @ University of Bergen, Norway (Deadline: 5th July 2021) https://www.lists.utwente.nl/cgi-bin/wa.exe?A2=SIGIR;d7bee1a4.2106
Breaking the #drm on.. a fucking dishwasher.
The original Eliza!
Privacy Is Hard and Seven Other Myths by Jaap Henk Hoepman.
Big fraud or small fraud, which is worse?
“If you dig it up and sell it and profit from it, you’re responsible for it.”
@Shell is the first oil company to be held individually liable. Who's next?
👀 @Total @exxonmobil @Chevron @bp_plc
Great opinion piece about advertisements and tracking with legal arguments from
Michael Veale and Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius:
A synthetic view of the Linux performance tools by Brendan Gregg.
Link below is for the SVG version so you can zoom in your browser :
Ruben Mersch: We zijn anderhalf miljard coronaprikken verder. Wat hebben we geleerd? - https://decorrespondent.nl/12393/we-zijn-anderhalf-miljard-coronaprikken-verder-wat-hebben-we-geleerd/1365407214633-e6ea43da
Professor of Artificial Intelligence & Language, Speech and Communication
Employment: 0.8 - 1.0 FTE
Maximum gross monthly salary: € 8,371
Faculty of Arts
Required background: PhD
Duration of the contract: 5 years
Application deadline: 11 June 2021
Google AMP does not longer get preferred treatment from Google. That was about time!
Oldest one would be this, where I mention Diaspora as "alpha": https://rys.io/en/5.html - just over 10 years ago!
And 9 years ago still had RSS feeds for each account: https://rys.io/en/75.html
Today on fedi you can get RSS feeds. Here's mine:
Does anyone know if iPad cameras can be harvested and connected to the Raspberry Pi?
I’m asking particularly about Gen 3 IPads.
Here is a pic for reference.
#TIL #arXiv now supports linking code and data. https://medium.com/paperswithcode/datasets-on-arxiv-1a5a8f7bd104
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.