Overview of the TREC 2019 deep learning track. (arXiv:2003.07820v1 [cs.IR]) http://arxiv.org/abs/2003.07820
bandcamp is waiving its revenue share this friday, March 20
if you want to support artists/labels, they will get the full amount of any and all sales on that day
Important opinion piece by esteemed colleague researcher with the right background to make claims.
My take: stick to social distancing, but run those tests on true random samples, we need this data to base our decisions upon, a few weeks down the road! We can only organize to do this now.
A friend's totally valid posts got blocked.
We now know why:
"Facebook sent home its content moderators this week and announced it would be relying more on its artificial intelligence systems, warning it could make “more mistakes”."
Smart tech is not that smart, but relies on pools of human workers.
We will see the true face of AI and state of natural language understanding now!
GCompris entertains and educates kids stuck at home. It is available for free for all platforms. Get it here: https://www.gcompris.net/index-en.html
A nice monitor of a worrisome process:
We have covid-19 crisis, climate crisis, but let us also not lose track of the privacy crisis.
Here's a relevant link for all those switching to Zoom for many tasks - be aware:
What makes an online course amazing?
INXS by The National
Appears on Songs for Australia, album coordinated by Julia Stone to help Oz recover after the fires.
Uitgeven kost geld (Volkskrant) /cc @djoerd
Is this really the first step toward a medicine that works? Dutch team claims to have found an antibody to kill Covid19!
Play it loud and sing along!!
Testing REL (Radboud Entity Linker) with Billy Joel's "We didn't start the fire!"
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.