So it is (my interpretation) looking toward either "no deal" or "no Brexit" (UK can cancel the process any moment until April 12th). I sincerely hope we get the latter, for all of us, both in Europe and UK.
Although observing the UK after a Brexit gives us concrete evidence to backup our claim that we need the EU to survive in a globalized world, I cannot wish for this sad outcome to become the reality.
Computer scientist 👨🏫 :
Information Retrieval 📄
Data Science / Big Data 💾
PhD in Multimedia Databases 🎥
(Yes that was a respectable research topic once upon a time pre-birdsite I suppose!)
#sigir is my academic home now.
Entrepreneur: co-founder of #spinque
Loves indie music: will see Mozes and the Firstborn in Merleyn this month. Le guess who is my indie music home.
In love since I met my love ♥️
Two sons, 9 and 11.
And since 2 days:
Rattenvanger van Hamelen
Mozes and the Firstborn live in Merleyn, Nijmegen.
For a brief yet informative introduction to I recommend:
Announcing ActivityPub Conf 2020!
Following a successful inaugural conference in 2019, we have expanded APConf 2020 to a four day event that will occur entirely on line via Big Blue Button!
The CFP is open through July 8 at: https://conf.activitypub.rocks/#cfp
We invite proposals for birds of a feather topics and 30- 60 minute talks related to ActivityPub. Register online (https://conf.activitypub.rocks/#register) or feel free to email us with questions (email@example.com )
If desire for your own human rights were not enough, you now have another critical reason to avoid using #Zoom -- to protect the legacy of the hundreds of democracy protesters who were brutally murdered in #Tiananmen Square, and the human rights of millions of other people who want to protect that legacy.
"Zoom shuts account of US-based rights group after Tiananmen anniversary meeting"
Twitter wees me op een artikel van KLM op de website, dat ineens offline is.
Nou... lees zelf maar!
The President’s inaptly named “Executive Order on Preventing Online Censorship” should be seen as no more than an unconstitutional and retaliatory attack on Twitter for marking the president’s tweets for fact-checking. 1/4
And while the dominant platforms don’t adequately inform users about their standards for moderating content, and their own free speech rhetoric doesn’t match their practices—the EO misunderstand’s both the FTC’s role and the law. 4/4 https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/06/executive-order-targeting-social-media-gets-ftc-its-job-and-law-wrong
Announcing Rust 1.44.0 by The Rust Core Team: https://blog.rust-lang.org/2020/06/04/Rust-1.44.0.html #Rust #language
TODAY: Another fee waiver for Bandcamp music purchases!
Support an artist and gain access to great music.
Ten year anniversary, wow!
Co-founder Roberto Cornacchia wrote a blogpost to reflect on how Spinque grew as a company and how Spinque Desk evolved as a product; and, how we learnt to recognize our key proposition:
“to help our customers leverage their unique expertise
to create the best search solutions for them”
Read along, with fun screenshots of product versions through time, and a photo of much younger us:
This is a tool for anonymizing photographs taken at protests.
It will remove identifying metadata (Exif data) from photographs, and also allow you to selectively blur parts of the image to cover faces and other identifiable information.
Core challenge in IR Research illustrated in awesome cartoon https://mastodon.xyz/@xkcd/104112488609730139
Onze TREC COVID activiteiten in Radboud Recharge!
(Soon also in English.)
Stuff to do during holiday: read up on the changes in IPFS.
Bandcamp will have another waiver of commission day this Friday! Last time, "we" - the online community - purchased for $4.3 million that went direct to artists and labels, in just 24 hours.
"This Friday, May 1, we’re once again waiving our revenue share for all sales on Bandcamp, from midnight to midnight PDT.
If you’re fortunate enough to be in a position to spare some funds, please join us."
Building a #Librem5 app with #Rust and #GTK https://puri.sm/posts/librem-5-community-story-read-it-later/
Conversation with fphemeral:
Community Member & Librem 5 Early Adopter https://puri.sm/posts/an-interview-with-fphemeral-librem-5-early-adopter/
as a follow up post, here's a list of alternatives to adobe software. source attached.
Server run by the main developers of the project It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!