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Applying for a job in times of corona is a daunting task for any recent, or soon-to-be graduate. This second edition of the 4TU Career Special is full of tips on how it is best approached. Furthermore, written in this magazine:

**Zoom suspends U.S.-based activists' account after Tiananmen event**

"Zoom Video Communications temporarily shut the account belonging to a group of U.S.-based Chinese activists after they held an event to commemorate the 31st anniversary of China's Tiananmen Square crackdown, the activis…"

#news #bot

Less Coronaproof but beautiful performance by Wilco's Jeff Tweedy:

Flaming Lips with "racing for the prize" in a completely Coronoproof concert with their signature balloons:

Self-hosted Plausible Analytics in the wild! Even before we completed the easy self-hosted Docker container 😀


Live stats:

For latest on our self-hosting efforts:

Wow! "Head of Google Ads to run Google Search"

Sergey Brin and Larry Page: “We expect that advertising funded search engines will be inherently biased towards the advertisers and away from the needs of the consumers” @jon

Social Distancing in Pictures…
Same place, Same time… Two pictures clicked indifferent angles, one with Zoom and other with Wide-angle Lens. How Photography can do the Trick without morphing… Add a misleading narrative too, it can be very Diabolic.

Ik blijf het bijzonder vinden dat het overgrote deel van de zendelingen met een nationalistisch geluid amper de eigen taal lijkt te beheersen.

Please boost this instance size poll ! 😄

You are on an instance with a number of users :

#2316 "Hair Growth Rate" 

"Help us deGoogle free and open source software"

Love this initiative! Friends don’t let friends use Google Analytics 👏😍

Welcome to the Fediverse @igor

Once you get the hang of it, please consider writing an toot and pin that to your profile.

I recommend @laura 's intro to Mastodon (link below). Tech savvy ppl may even like to glance over the ActivityPub W3C standard to grasp the full power.

I use Pixelfed as another ActivityPub services, a few more interesting ones exist.

You may also like my provocation Citizens in Data Land:

I’ve written a basic intro on how to read RSS in 2020, with some recommendations for feed readers.

(I started writing this a few weeks ago, but now might just be a great time to curate the news you want, and filter out the needlessly overwhelming stuff.)

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The "unofficial" Information Retrieval Mastodon Instance.

Goal: Make 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.