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.
Woon jij (wel) in gemeente Nijmegen?
Help Doornroosje van het bieroverscjot af.
NYT phasing out 3rd party advertising.
Nu live en later terug te kijken, superleuk gesprek met DE Eefje de Visser: https://vimeo.com/422358492
Help je haar en haar muzikanten ook door de quarantaine heen? Live concertstream, postertje, evt. ook LP en meer features:
Je kunt ook in Doornroosje (en 5 andere zalen) gaan kijken:
PeerTube Guide for YouTubers Made Easy
Als je al die metertjes op je dashboard hebt, dan wordt t pas moeilijk!
Maxim Februari column voor NRC:
En toen kwam ik ineens mijn oude liefde weer tegen. Perl dus 🙂
Brilliant project that tidies up public domain ebooks.
Gutenberg and Internet Archive are wonderful resources, but the texts are poorly formatted for actual use, especially on ereaders.
This is a volunteer driven initiative to bring these texts up to date with modern standards and make them look as good as possible on the page.
Some beautiful things happen now conferences are going online. Read the post by Stephanie Segura Rodas from Peru who is determined to learn more about search, and now can because #ECIR2020 went online.
NTFS, the New Technology File System, has been windows' default file system since 1993
"high definition" refers to 720p and above, with 1080p being Full High Definition and 2160p being Ultra High Definition
USB full speed was superceded by USB super speed, which was superceded by USB super speed+
using superlative names for tech products is always a terrible idea
reminder that mongodb is hot garbage that will lose your data, and that it's also massively slower than postgresql. the only reason to use it is masochism.
We moved libhandy from Purism's infra to GNOME's infra! Learn more here: https://adrienplazas.com/blog/2020/05/22/handy-1-alpha-1-migrating-to-gnome.html.
Here’s the text: I believe that scholars’ choice of tools is not simply a neutral technical question, and therefore I have used software that contains embedded values of user autonomy to write this dissertation. Most of the text was written in GNU Emacs, an open source text editor that dates back to 1985 and continues to evolve through community effort. Emacs has an embedded programming language, Emacs Lisp, which makes it expandable to any kind of working with texts.
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.