Milan Petkovic awards the Philips MSc thesis award for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare to Jan Trienes. Congrats @jantrienes !
I ditched Google for DuckDuckGo. Here's why you should too:
“#HELIOS will create a decentralized social media platform that will address the dynamic nature of human communications in three dimensions: contextual, spatial and temporal.”
They have #Pleroma on their radar and 5 million € in funding. Things are gonna get strange over here fast I recken.
hate, bigotry holocost, tech
ADL International Leadership Award Presented to Sacha Baron Cohen at Never Is Now 2019
“The technology behind the internet is not incompatible with our rights, but the business model Facebook and Google have chosen is.”
Yep, that’s Amnesty International saying that.
"The Firefox UI is now built with Web Components" by Brian Grinstead https://briangrinstead.com/blog/firefox-webcomponents/
I'd be interested to see a comparison with Chrome's UI. (Is it based on web? Or just Skia?) Also, I wonder if Thunderbird will switch away from XUL too? Anyway, interesting stuff.
I would like to contribute by running an instance. Not by shipping money to Mr Wales!
#Facebook Claims Users Sign Up Because They Want To See Personalized Ads, Max Schrems Disagrees -- And Usually Wins These #GDPR Arguments - https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20191114/06540343387/facebook-claims-users-sign-up-because-they-want-to-see-personalized-ads-max-schrems-disagrees-usually-wins-these-gdpr-arguments.shtml
I am shocked by the death of former colleague Arjen Hoekstra who I met at the climate strike of 27 September. Arjen did really important and influential research on water management, and recently received an ERC advanced grant.
"Discrimination, Artificial Intelligence and Algorithmic Decision-Making" writen by Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius for the Anti-discrimination Department of the Council of Europe.
How to recognize AI snake oil [pdf] - https://www.cs.princeton.edu/~arvindn/talks/MIT-STS-AI-snakeoil.pdf
Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales has quietly launched a #Facebook rival social network | #socialnetwork #wtsocial https://www.zdnet.com/article/wikipedias-jimmy-wales-has-quietly-launched-a-facebook-rival-social-network/
I wonder how many publications that are eligible for free #OpenAaccess in the Springer Compact agreement (with Austria, Finland, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Qatar, Sweden, UK and MPI in Germancy ) are ACTUALLY open access... Anyone keeping scores?
See how a modern neural network completes your text:
"Be Paranoid! (Someone is working on your idea right now!)"
Professor of Federated Search at Radboud University. Formerly known as @hiemstra
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.