“Je kan makkelijk een groot percentage van de bevolking testen. De informatie die dat oplevert, kun je gebruiken om de uitbraak te monitoren en personen te isoleren of in quarantaine te plaatsen.” https://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2020/09/02/ons-coronasucces-heeft-niets-te-maken-met-geluk-dat-we-eilanders-zijn-a4010586
Contains a fix for pinning the bookmarks page (thanks to GitHub user arethsu!), plus slightly nicer PWA icons.
2nd CFP: ACM TOIS Special Section on Graph Technologies for User Modeling and Recommendation https://lists.utwente.nl/cgi-bin/wa.exe?A2=SIGIR;5dcb1087.2009
Position paper calling on NL to enable Web Archiving to save our digital cultural heritage.
Unlike many other countries, Dutch law does not have a "fair use policy" complicating any activities in this domain. The proposal may resolve that unfortunate situation.
Be careful with desktop apps, eg this Slack exploit:
Scientific Paper Recommendation: A Survey. (arXiv:2008.13538v1 [cs.IR]) http://arxiv.org/abs/2008.13538
- Bookmarks support! (Thank you @charlag!) Press "…" on a toot and then "bookmark" to bookmark it. Your bookmarks are in the Community page under "Bookmarks."
- Press "/" to instantly start searching (Thank you GitHub user shinenelson!)
- Nicer "maskable" PWA icons in Firefox/Chrome on Android (may require reinstall)
- Empty timelines no longer show an infinite loading spinner, instead they tell you they're empty (old bug, finally fixed!)
Signups! I see a suspiciously high correlation of signups with a first lecture IR 2020/2021 given by @fhasibi 😉
If you want to know why we promote Mastodon, you may also like my provocation Citizens in Data Land:
Once you get the hang of it, please consider writing an #introductions 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.
Guess they mean BIG as in English and not as in Dutch 🐽
The fourth Brinksma Innovation Grant (BIG), named after former rector Magnificus Ed Brinksma, was presented during the OAY-online broadcast on 31 August 2020. Researcher and lecturer Judith ter Vrugte was awarded the prize for her work on collaboration and teamwork as essential components of the Twente Educational Model (TOM) and the master programmes at the University of Twente. https://www.utwente.nl/en/organisation/alumni/news/2020/8/753595/brinksma-innovation-grant-big-for-judith-ter-vrugte-bms
Fri Sep 4th it is another chance to support your fav artists!
I am definitely going to purchase the new Cloud Nothings, sounds more like The Shins than Nirvana this time!
The two free songs #np
We're hiring a PhD candidate in Machine Learning / Deep Learning / Speech
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.