This flawed decision has to be overturned.
Science is not politics.
IEEE, a major science publisher, bans Huawei scientists from reviewing papers | Science | AAAS
Scientists worldwide should work together.
About the politics:
Note that we HAVE serious doubts about so many things in CS. CISCO and Intel "bugs" could be by design, or be widely known in Secret Services, who perhaps co-fund Google, etc etc. NIST and NSA story on encryption. Research co-funded by DARPA.
@arjen why is IEEE (and most important standards bodies) based in the US? If they were not, then this specific action couldn't happen.
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.