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
Güneş Acar's guest presentation showed exploits that trackers use such as full DOM extraction, and misusing your login manager!! You cannot be too paranoid, apparently...
Aaron Parecki's Webmentions are an elegant way to integrate web sites and social media. This could easily be integrated with Mastodon...
I guess this is a valid complaint against the Princeton-Radboud study on privacy law implementation.
CLOCKSS is the only dark archive that assigns Creative Commons Open Access licenses to all triggered publications to ensure they always remain available and openly accessible to everyone.
Guidelines on good publication practice of COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics)
Kwaadwillenden konden maandenlang inbreken bij studenten die Proctorio (moesten) installeren!
It seems the legal battle of Elsevier against Sci-Hub may backlash: Copyright law should protect *authors* of scientific work, and it should promote the creation and dissemination of work for education and the advancement of knowledge. #OpenAccess
The Shapes of You index is a continuously evolving knowledge graph that indexes data from more than 1200 Github, Gitlab and Gitee repos
Belangrijk stuk, maar moeilijk te volgen: "onze computers, tablets, mobieltjes en spelcomputers maken meer dan 40%" van het Europese CO2 budget op. Maar als je verder leest zijn het data centers die al 25% opmaken!
SQLite has 640 times as much test code and test scripts as it's actual code.
Jeff Pooley's paper "Surveillance publishing", with a great intro covering Google and of course Elsevier
Copyright law should protect authors by promoting the creation and dissemination of works for the advancement of knowledge. Current practice in science does not really protect authors, nor does it help for the advancement of knowledge. #OpenAccess
Boris van Meurs, one of the #Scientists4Future at RU, visited COP26:
The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon! Anyone with an @utwente.nl or @*.utwente.nl email address can create an account on mastodon.utwente.nl.