The University of California's fight with Elsevier spills over to editorships: 30 UC editors of Elsevier journals "will no longer provide editorial services" to Elsevier unless/until a satisfactory deal with Elsevier is reached. https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2019/08/08/california-scientists-pull-support-elsevier-journals
#ActivityPub devs, do you have at hand any good resources on passwordless logins on the web? Thank you.
Skype, Slack, other Electron-based apps can be easily backdoored
They finally made the DHT and resolution issues a number 1 priority for the IPFS project. Excellent news.
Can Information Science, Information Retrieval and Data Science learn from each other? And how? We’re exploring these questions in our BIRDS workshop held in conjunction with the @asist_org annual meeting in Melbourne. CfP: https://sites.google.com/view/birds2019/
So today I noticed the Sigur Rós store has moved to Warner Music and removed all their album digital downloads that were available, free and paid. So this is a reminder to everyone that international licensing deals just wipe music and art off the internet all the time with no warning. Own! Your! Music! Streaming services are nice for discovering new music but they pay nothing to artists, and it can all be taken away instantly unless you own and store the files yourself. #music
@djoerd a pity we did not see this earlier :-)
Suzan Verberne discusses in-text citation extraction from patents. #sigir2019
Matomo 3.11.0 is out now! Thank you to all contributors 👏
This release is rated critical.
We highly recommend that you upgrade to this latest Matomo release as it includes important security and performance improvements.
Read more: https://matomo.org/changelog/matomo-3-11-0/
ICTIR 2020 in Stavanger, Norway and CIKM 2020 in Galway, Ireland.
Median number of characters typed for Netflix search per device #sigir2019 https://twitter.com/dawnieando/status/1153645020068700160/photo/1
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.