Show more

CFP 5𝑡ℎ KidRec Workshop: Search and Recommendation Technology through the Lens of a Teacher


After months of stalling, Google finally revealed how much personal data they collect in Chrome and the Google app. No wonder they wanted to hide it.

Spying on users has nothing to do with building a great web browser or search engine. We would know (our app is both in one).


Topic-independent modeling of user knowledge in informational search sessions

Why Librem Tunnel is Leaving iOS

"Recently we’ve been forced to remove Librem Tunnel from iOS due to their unfair policies and in this post we’ll explain why."

#freedom #ios #purism

Cloudspeaker's weekly:

50 songs released last week, with considerable plays on Spotify and airtime on alternative radio.


Usable #FOSS translation is now a thing with @argosopentech #LibreTranslate (
The translation situation was pretty bad just 2 years ago and I'm happy it's changing!

Signal Appears To Have Abandoned Their AGPL-licensed Server Sourcecode #signal

I never recommend Signal to anyone. And I regret I used to recommend it to other people before.

Running git 2.28 or later? Take 10 seconds and enter the following into your terminal to set the default branch in new projects to main not master:

git config --global init.defaultBranch main

Actions matter more than words. So here’s a simple action you can take to show that you care.

Show more

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.