Reducing Misinformation in Query Autocompletions. (arXiv:2007.02620v1 [cs.IR]) arxiv.org/abs/2007.02620

I think if our society was optimized for happiness not productivity we'd be a lot more productive

The problem with JavaScript-based analytics is not that they use JavaScript. The problem is the fact that they are bloated scripts that collect too much data, set third-party cookies and track people across devices/websites/apps for advertising purposes.

plausible.io/blog/server-log-a

Applied Scientist position (IR/AI/ML/NLP) at Wizenoze - building a better internet for education lists.utwente.nl/cgi-bin/wa.ex

Holy shit you guys! The #EU has adopted a standard to measure how repairable something is!

de.ifixit.com/News/35879/repai

This means the path is now clear to make actual laws requiring companies to make their products repairable.

#EN45554 #Repair #RightToRepair

Crass language; Techbros 

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