MdR (in het Nederlands / in Dutch) sust de zorgen over AI naar aanleiding van de documentaire iHuman op IDFA.
“The technology behind the internet is not incompatible with our rights, but the business model Facebook and Google have chosen is.”
Yep, that’s Amnesty International saying that.
I blogged about it, with links to source code:
CfP MISDOOM 2020 - Multidisciplinary International Symposium on Disinformation in Open Online Media https://lists.utwente.nl/cgi-bin/wa.exe?A2=SIGIR;d95a46bd.1911
Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales has quietly launched a #Facebook rival social network | #socialnetwork #wtsocial https://www.zdnet.com/article/wikipedias-jimmy-wales-has-quietly-launched-a-facebook-rival-social-network/
I would like to contribute by running an instance. Not by shipping money to Mr Wales!
Jaap Kamps from his ivory tower: Neural reranking is like using a T-Ford for most of the traveling, and a Ferrari for the last mile... Goal: Ferrari all the way; Means: make models sparse. #SIKS
Coached Conversational Preference Elicitation: A Case Study in Understanding Movie Preferences
Filip Radlinski, Krisztian Balog, Bill Byrne, Karthik Krishnamoorthi
Nice story about Noble laureate Simon, modularity and watch making.
Some day I may manage to recollect how this came by in a discussion on coversational search...
Google Begins Testing Extension Manifest V3 Which Kills Adblockers. If you're still not using Firefox, now's the time to start. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/google-begins-testing-extension-manifest-v3-in-chrome-canary/
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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.