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.
Last CfP & Extension LocWeb 2020 @ WWW2020 - 10th International Workshop on Location and the Web https://lists.utwente.nl/cgi-bin/wa.exe?A2=SIGIR;74787dfd.2001
#2257 "Unsubscribe Message"
A mix of the two is even worse: 'Thanks for unsubscribing and helping us pare this list down to reliable supporters.'
Useful contribution by SIGCHI on the road to open access:
"All of the organisations that I’ll be discussing (ACM, arXiv, IEEE, and USENIX) generate an annual revenue that covers operating costs and a surplus that is reinvested in the community and/or held as assets. These assets are crucial to secure on-going financial commitments and underwrite events. Building up these assets is necessary to underwrite increased financial liabilities as these organisations grow."
BERT word embedding tutorial by Chris McCormick and Nick Ryan:
"Google isn’t your friend, and neither is Facebook, nor Twitter, nor Airbnb.
And neither is Apple."
Against the cult of Apple.
Nieuwjaarsartikel: Onze economie vraagt om meer Europese ambitie
- Nieuwe technologieën en geopolitieke ontwikkelingen vragen om meer Europese coördinatie en een assertieve overheid.
- Meer Europese coördinatie van het innovatiebeleid en bij het reguleren van platforms kan voor meer groei zorgen.
- Belastingcoördinatie is nodig om de Nederlandse winsten van internationaal opererende bedrijven effectief te belasten.
Today visited the SIDN office in Arnhem.
@djoerd and myself pitched NoGA, a newly funded project to help organizations take Web analytics in their own hands.
(NoGA = No Google Analytics 😁)
Piet Beertema connected Europe to the internet, NL still a very large domain.
New study: The advertising industry is systematically breaking the law
Every time we use apps, hundreds of shadowy entities are receiving personal data about our interests, habits, and behaviour.
BM25 on Lucene: use version 8 not earlier ones.
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.