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Siteimprove Analytics is another Google Analytics alternative that is used by several Dutch municipalities.

siteimprove.com/en/analytics/

International Tell Someone You Love That Excel Is Not The Right Medium For Forms Day

The 4th Research Report of the @Wikimedia Research team is out! An an overview of the team's latest developments, that highlights existing and new work, introduces new staff, and details new collaborations, considerations and trends to watch.

research.wikimedia.org/report.

First CfP: ACM SIGIR 2022: The 45th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval lists.utwente.nl/cgi-bin/wa.ex

Exposing Query Identification for Search Transparency. (arXiv:2110.07701v1 [cs.IR]) arxiv.org/abs/2110.07701

pro-tip: if you ever get a bit.ly link that you don't trust, add a "+" to the end of the URL so you can be taken to the info page instead

e.g.: bit.ly/3AOKQTQ -> bit.ly/3AOKQTQ+

What are the effects of Search Engine Optimization (SEO)? Sebastian Schultheiß tried to find out:

This year's Nobel laureate in physics Giorgio Parisi decided to use his platform to criticize governments' mission to increase GDP at all costs, "an objective that is in profound contrast with the arrest of climate change".

#degrowth

italy24news.com/local/216311.h

Afhankelijkheid kranten van Big Tech is wel degelijk een probleem
Media Journalisten geloven dat ze niet beïnvloed worden door techgiganten. Maar dat komt vooral omdat ze niet op de juiste plek kijken, schrijft Linda Duits.

nrc.nl/nieuws/2021/10/12/afhan

Mirko Schäfer points to the terrible problems with query completions.

The W3C is facing a critical decision about decentralzed identifiers: browser vendor Google, Apple and Mozilla object

evernym.com/blog/w3c-vision-of

Has anyone had a chance to test the Framework laptop with vanilla Debian, or an FSF-endorsed GNU/Linux distro like Trisquel or PureOS?

frame.work/blog/the-framework-

#FrameworkLaptop #SoftwareFreedom #Debian #Trisquel #PureOS

Please, don't panic: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy has been published on October 12, 1979.

Exactly 42 years ago 🙊

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Mastodon

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.