An inspiring blog post about how OBS got to working on Wayland:
Mastodon now a non-profit organisation.
A modular laptop: https://frame.work/
Keep in mind for future purchases!
Historical background on the often misunderstood requirements of GPLv2 and GPLv3
Cloudspeakers List 2021 (1st half year): new releases picked up in the indie scene.
New Linux kernel bug lets you get root on most modern distros https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-linux-kernel-bug-lets-you-get-root-on-most-modern-distros/
PhD Position in ML and IR, University of Copenhagen https://www.lists.utwente.nl/cgi-bin/wa.exe?A2=SIGIR;df51fa8e.2107
A thoughtful post by Fernando Diaz about SIGIR as flagship conference of the field or IR: https://diazf.medium.com/revisiting-the-alleged-problems-with-sigir-1beaf414f7b6
MIT and Harvard sell ed-X for 800M$.
Wondering what TUD thinks of that...
@arjen Yup, the Internet Archive has the page going back to 2005!
These goals are very much what I want to see from the web, even if I don't think they're satisifed now: https://web.archive.org/web/20050215230839/http://www.w3.org/Consortium/about-w3c.html#goals-head
"One of W3C's primary goals is to make these benefits available to all people, whatever their hardware, software, network infrastructure, native language, culture, geographical location, or physical or mental ability."
heartless bastards - how low
New track on our Spotify playlist:
NEW! The Kiwix Pi4 hotspot kit! The pre-loaded SD card turns the Pi into a hotspot serving the entire contents of Wikipedia, Wiktionary and RPi StackExchange! Designed for people without online access - we think it's a pretty cool option for Preppers too! https://thepihut.com/products/kiwix-raspberry-pi-4-hotspot-kit
To Infinity and Beyond! Accessibility is the Future for Kids' Search Engines. (arXiv:2106.07813v1 [cs.IR]) http://arxiv.org/abs/2106.07813
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.