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The ancient gods, reminding us on winter solstice that Darkness doesn't last forever.

Or, a humble double rainbow.

Given the shitty state of data shmience, I submit all "research papers" be mamdatorily accompanied by a fully replicatable methodology annex, incl. a copy of the dataset.
The annex being favourably reviewed is a precondition to reviewing the paper.
Anything less, we're fooling ourselves.

Some idiot had to get there sooner or later.

That this was ever allowed to happen is a mistake we will live long enough to die regretting the shitty world we are leaving our children.

nytimes.com/2020/01/18/technol

I'm a European Terminally sick to need enchantments every effing time I need to type diacritics or even a simple backtick in Windows.
That that lame excuse for an OS ever found a market speaks volumes on our culture and what passes for IT

Oh yeah!

Donald Knuth: Algorithms, TeX, Life, and The Art of Computer Programming | MIT | Artificial Intelligence Podcast

Donald Knuth: Algorithms, TeX, Life, and The Art of Computer Programming lexfridman.com/donald-knuth/

Here's a take: Media designed to manipulate people is unsuitable for children who might be more susceptible to that sort of thing. As such, all advertisements are unsuitable for children and should not be shown in public.

"In May, Nils Melzer, the UN’s Special Rapporteur on torture, condemned the “deliberate, concerted and sustained nature of the abuse inflicted on Mr Assange”.

“In 20 years of work with victims of war, violence and political persecution, I have never seen a group of democratic states ganging up to deliberately isolate, demonise and abuse a single individual for such a long time and with so little regard for human dignity and the rule of law.""

independent.co.uk/news/uk/home

⚠️ New study by the Norwegian Consumer Council exposes how the advertising industry is systematically breaking the law

This is yet another example of how the #AdTech ecosystem is breaching your privacy and putting your #security at risk

forbrukerradet.no/side/new-stu

apparently the hashtag 'dantealighieri' on Facebook in English posts gets translated in Italian to a pro-Salvini hashtag (Salvini is the leader of a racist right-wing party)

lastampa.it/tecnologia/news/20

@laetsgo How are you? Well settled in the new job, I guess? I hope you are having fabulous holidays with all your dears, and relaxing ones too. I'm taking the last available chance to send you my best wishes, I hope the new year and the new decade bring you all you desire. Also, I will be back, enough with silence.
Be well, my friend. Ave atque vale. W

20e émission de #LaVoixEstLibre de @picasoft : « Je cherche un moteur de recherche » avec @nitot de @Qwant

radio.picasoft.net/

Redécouvrez qui a écrit en 1998 : "advertising funded search engines will be inherently biased"

The ancient gods, reminding us on winter solstice that Darkness doesn't last forever.

Or, a humble double rainbow.

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