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Interesting work on personal information management from CMU. (Unfortunately, the prototype app is for Apple only, so I won't be trying it out myself.)

cs.cmu.edu/news/bento-browser-

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The perks of some professors: cartoon alter-egos (here, the Mathematician Ionica Smeets):

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We are also looking for a PhD candidate, on a fully funded position:

The PhD candidate will study information retrieval over large and evolving graphs. How can we combine structured queries formulated in a graph query language with ’keyword’ queries, and express ranking functions that take into account the graph structure? What query processing techniques can enable scalable and efficient retrieval systems over evolving graphs?

More information:
ru.nl/werken/details/details_v

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#1984 "Misinterpretation" 

"But there are seven billion people in the world! I can't possibly stop to consider how ALL of them might interpret something!" "Ah, yes, there's no middle ground between 'taking personal responsibility for the thoughts and feelings of every single person on Earth' and 'covering your eyes and ears and yelling logically correct statements into the void.' That's a very insightful point and not at al...
xkcd.com/1984/

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@deeds @suzan @djoerd @alansaid @arjenpdevries

I just found it: Pinafore [1] --- you have one network, but the interface looks more like facebook (i.e., single-stream -- just right for my old brain v1.0)

[1] nolanlawson.com/2018/04/09/int

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arjenpdevries - Help strenghten the IR group at Radboud University and apply to our tenure track position for an

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Assistent Professor
Information Retrieval
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Is the question of modelling relevance what drives your research? Are you not afraid of a bit of prototyping and is ACM SIGIR your academic home?

Arjen P. de Vries, Martha Larson and Eelco Herder are at RU ICIS already. Come and join us!

Vacancy: dlvr.it/QPJG85

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Help strenghten the IR group at Radboud University and apply to our tenure track position for an

* * * * *
Assistent Professor
Information Retrieval
* * * * *

Is the question of modelling relevance what drives your research? Are you not afraid of a bit of prototyping and is ACM SIGIR your academic home?

Arjen P. de Vries, Martha Larson and Eelco Herder are at RU ICIS already. Come and join us!

Vacancy: dlvr.it/QPJG85

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: More Information Retrieval researchers joined the fediverse lately:

@rosswilkinson (structured search,)
@bmitra (neural IR)
@aliannejadi (mobile IR, contextual suggestion)
@Claudia (search as learning,)
@AndrewTrotman (efficiency, ATIRE)
@wesselkraaij (language models, TRECVid)
@TomKenter (word embeddings)
@alansaid (recommender sys)
@fthopf (lifelogging)
@joemon (social media analytics, multimodal interaction)
@dietz (IR and knowledge graphs)
@jik (once text genres, Gavagai)

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Leif (not yet here) pointed me to "the people's search engine" called pears:

pearsearch.org/

Looks great!

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The top 10 most cited journals and conferences in computational linguistics. arXiv beats ACL.

"On average, 11.7% of results show differences due to personalization on Google"

@graus This is a 2017 update of the Hannák paper from 2013

arxiv.org/abs/1706.05011

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Are there other people who have difficulties with the addon in on Android?

With the data privacy issues of social network apps I foresee a comeback of email.

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And honestly, my last two toots are completely unrelated to each other

My train stood still for 25 minutes because it had hit a... 

duck

@djoerd Did you know that duckduckgo has a good and fast mobile browser as well?

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