**Fair is Better than Sensational:
Man is to Doctor as Woman is to Doctor**
A recent paper by some researchers at University of Groningen that shows some analogies like "a man is to computer programmer as woman is to homemaker" are not the most accurate way to show the bias that exists in the data.
[ICYMI on twitter] The Deep Learning track at #TREC2019 will feature two tasks—a DOCUMENT RANKING task and a PASSAGE RANKING task—both with large training datasets.
Approximate dataset stats: 367K training queries + 3.2M documents for the document ranking task; and 500K training queries + 8.8M passages for the passage ranking task.
Official guidelines: https://microsoft.github.io/TREC-2019-Deep-Learning/
Coordinators: Nick Craswell, Bhaskar Mitra, Emine Yilmaz, Daniel Campos.
Please share. #TRECDL2019
This flawed decision has to be overturned.
Science is not politics.
IEEE, a major science publisher, bans Huawei scientists from reviewing papers | Science | AAAS
Scientists worldwide should work together.
About the politics:
Note that we HAVE serious doubts about so many things in CS. CISCO and Intel "bugs" could be by design, or be widely known in Secret Services, who perhaps co-fund Google, etc etc. NIST and NSA story on encryption. Research co-funded by DARPA.
Full Stack Deep Learning bootcamp 2019 lectures and other resources :
In case you missed it, there's a privacy-friendly alternative to Google Play.
It's called F-Droid and only includes free open apps that don't track you:
The installation process is slightly complicated, but once it's been installed it's extremely easy to use.
You can also follow F-Droid on here at:
Who will be awarded as best Dutch Data Science & AI expert of 2019?
How to use https://mybinder.org to make the jupyter notebooks in your github reproducible .
Academics hide humans from #AI surveillance cameras with 2D prints
"The fundamental question that we are addressing here is
if there are fewer Wikipedia entries about female scientists
because few women enter the sciences, or because they
are less likely to contribute groundbreaking research, or do
they face additional hurdles in attaining public recognition for
their work for the same level of achievement?"
- "Female scholars need to achieve more for equal
Studium Generale: The genius of Albert Einstein: https://www.utwente.nl/en/organization/alumni/events/!/2019/4/482860/studium-generale-the-genius-of-albert-einstein
The normal Twitter's API only retrieves about 1% of all available tweets. Although you can retrieve the whole Twitter's timeline with with a special Twitter's API called Firehose, but it is super expensive and only available to a few companies. In this document, Jason Baumgartner mathematically shows the feasibility of reconstructing 99% of Firehose. He also urges the researchers to join forces and collect Twitter's data and make that data available to all researchers.
The boy who drank stars.
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