Nice. Since April European datasets can be found via https://data.europa.eu/en But what's up with the search function? It doesn't automatically truncate, neither do wildcards seem to work as far as I've been able to test... no matter how many filters you have, it'll never make up for wildcard search.
Loving the XKCD inspired stuff this weekend. Spot the LKML / UMN dig(s): https://mobile.twitter.com/seanwbrooks/status/1388725648177328128
I don't mind sharing my morning nature walk with excercising people, especially right now... the big speaker is pushing it though. The clicktrack leaves me wordless. I'd like to throw birdsong and sheep at them. They're not savvy about the rules - but neither do they care. #patiencerequired
I enjoyed Jaya Baloo and Eva Galperin discussing stalkerware, especially the second part of their discussion that places stalkerware into the ever current discussions about civil liberties and the internet. Link to roughly the second part (if you already know use of stalkerware is on the rise and the women and men you know may be at risk) :
#SurveillanceCapitalism « The Coup We Are Not Talking About - We can have democracy, or we can have a surveillance society, but we cannot have both » by Shoshana ZUBOFF https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/29/opinion/sunday/facebook-surveillance-society-technology.html
After the murder of #GeorgeFloyd, US protestors were tracked down by the FBI using open source intelligence (#OSINT) techniques. A new chapter of Exposing the Invisible: The Kit looks at how OSINT is used in investigations - and how to protect yourself:
Shoutout to , #Arch might not be my chosen distro but your documentation has saved me many times over and I'm thankful again today.
Human greed unchecked by ethics; building the prettiest AI mirages on biased algorithms: https://www.technologyreview.com/2021/02/05/1017388/ai-deep-learning-facial-recognition-data-history
Getting into the mood for FOSDEM 2021 tip #3 Between talks turn on https://rainymood.com/ for a couple of minutes ;)
« Taking #FOSDEM online via #Matrix »
Currently wondering why next to the (usual and anticipated) #FOSDEM #LibreOffice devroom, there is one for Apache OpenOffice. Curious about that, will they make a comeback after all? Also, curious if LibreOffice talks with discuss recent business model discussions within LibreOffice community, as you can read here in the inesteemable LWN: https://lwn.net/Articles/833233/
Aiko Klostermann's talk at #rC3 was really good. Not just what is wrong with AI (with new examples!) but also the beginning of solutions.
https://media.ccc.de/v/rc3-970174-artificial_intelligence_more_like_artificial_stupidity is really recommended #POSIWID
information science, #FLOSS, & Ranganathan's Five Laws.
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