Goodbye everybody! (written for CS mailing no. 16 of 11 July)
I am proud to announce that I will join Radboud University's faculty of science as professor of Federated Search
Mini-Conf ran ICLR 2020 online with 6000(!) participants. That is not that mini, if you ask me.
Some beautiful things happen now conferences are going online. Read the post by Stephanie Segura Rodas from Peru who is determined to learn more about search, and now can because #ECIR2020 went online.
Strange deal Dutch universities and Elsevier: "Part of the deal is a stipulation that Dutch universities will buy new data analysis methods from Elsevier" 🤔
How to write good reviews for #EMNLP
The Open Search Foundation wants to build a cooperative search engine:
The effect of the Coronavirus on the publication of research.
Me: Next year's DB course should be more fun.
BERT fine-tuning tutorial
The FAIR Open Access Principles
Another #IR reproducibility study that is worth having a look at: Simple Techniques for Cross-Collection Relevance Feedback.
Casey Fiesler's nice blog post on why #ACM's copyright licenses have very little practical difference, unless you're prepared to pay $1,700.
Neil Sainsbury's Mastery with SQL seems pretty complete
This should be the most popular toot in the Fediverse: "a poem reads you", that's just brilliant...
Nice, released as open access: "Law for Computer Scientists and Other Folk" by Mireille Hildebrandt
#SIGIR 2020 will be completely online!
Also on the web site that shall not be named...
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