Hmm, Mastodon Cloud Eplore is really empty...
Our blog now has a validated link, so you know it is us. 🙂 #federated
Web search; No tracking.
At the Dutch Internet Society presenting autocompletions & advertisements without tracking.
Searsia Version 1.0 released: Party Time! http://searsia.org/blog/2017-12-14-searsia-version-1/
Ethical search advertising: ads without tracking users.
We presented Searsia at the 16th Annual Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision.
Affiliate marketing as ethical advertising.
It would have been Dizzy Gillespie's 100th birthday! Celebrated by Dr. Sheet Music. https://drsheetmusic.com/gillespie.html
Privacy leakage in federated search.
A brand new search engine based on Searsia.
We just supported OpenScore: OpenScore will digitize and liberate all public domain sheet music, including the classics of Mozart, Beethoven and Bach. The community aims to transfer history’s most influential pieces from paper into interactive scores which you can listen to, edit and share. Scores are released under Creative Commons Zero, allowing unlimited copying, adapting and sharing.
Some thoughts on search advertising: "Real-Time Bidding" is just a fancy way of saying "ad search"...
Private information retrieval in your browser:
Search engines do not need to track their users to give good query suggestions:
Query autocompletions considered harmful.
Three worries about search engines.
[Notice Regarding the Transfer of the mstdn.jp / mastodon.cloud Services] We have received several inquiries showing interest in a transfer following the announcement of the end of the mstdn.jp and mastodon.cloud services. As a result of subsequently evaluating the situation and making preparations, we have decided that the corresponding services will be transferred to Sujitech, LLC. on June 30. Thank you.