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Seeing how many promote nowadays, a thought occurred to me recently:

Is there more profit to be derived from "protecting" user/customer data (ex. ) than "using" or "selling" it?

On a per person basis, to be precise. Is my protected data (as a service) worth more than selling it to a 3rd party ad tracker?
What do you think ?

Please choose all that apply:

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I guess an is in order.

I'm Ahmet Akkoç, MSc Data Science student at IT University of Copenhagen 🇩🇰. I have been looking for a space to share my projects and research and scholar.social seemed right up my alley.

More about me:

* I love ,
* and enthusiast, but cautionary of :3
* enthusiast, here to promote it on Mastodon.
* I get around, expect to see me all over the place!

Nice to meet you all (^_^)/

Yeah it's official, "my privacy" is more valuable than someone else's "free and openness".

So now I can rest easy knowing that I'm being taken advantage of even when a company touts their valuing of privacy. :BatteryEmpty:

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you're here to talk to people. i'm on here to win

Of course Elsevier's "enhanced pdf viewer" tracks where you click, view, if you hide the page, etc. and then transmits a big base64 blob of events along with ID from University proxy when you leave. I'm sure straight to SciVal for sale.
Is this the way we want science to work?

Just saw a published paper with a reference to an URL that had been mangled by Outlook.

Seeing how many promote nowadays, a thought occurred to me recently:

Is there more profit to be derived from "protecting" user/customer data (ex. ) than "using" or "selling" it?

On a per person basis, to be precise. Is my protected data (as a service) worth more than selling it to a 3rd party ad tracker?
What do you think ?

Please choose all that apply:

Do you prefer eating local food, McDonalds or Sushi?

My group is investigating where different cuisines are popular. Fill in this 3 question form to contribute to science!

This link works on a phone too! MAKE SURE TO ENABLE LOCATION SETTINGS IF YOU ARE USING CHROME!

form.jotform.com/2133431182700

Spent all day extracting data from an experiment only to realize that 10 months ago I already made presets for this and extracted 3/4 of the data. 😂
This kind of thing seems to happen every time I let a project slide for too long.

Seeing how many promote nowadays, a thought occurred to me recently:

Is there more profit to be derived from "protecting" user/customer data (ex. ) than "using" or "selling" it?

On a per person basis, to be precise. Is my protected data (as a service) worth more than selling it to a 3rd party ad tracker?
What do you think ?

Please choose all that apply:

Which philosopher categorically rejects automation? 

I'm manual Kant.

open access publishing in philosophy 

@AhmetAkkoc I don't know of an oa journal specifically focused on that. I can imagine any of the general journals (e.g. Ergo, Philosophers' Imprint, Dialectica) considering something like that, depending on the paper. Semantics & Pragmatics might consider something drawing on computational linguistics.

open access publishing in philosophy 

Another open access journal:

Journal of Spinoza Studies
jss.rug.nl/index

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The power light on my 7 year old work MacBook has gone out, but it still works. Hang in there buddy!

As early as 7,200 years ago, neolithic people in China built heated floor beds.

Early on, this manifested as building fires on top of stone beds and then clearing the ashes.

Eventually people started hooking up an oven flue to run beside the bed.

I wish my bed were toasty at night :(

Here are the rest of my notes about the history of ovens, if you're curious: newsletter.eleanorkonik.com/ov

! 🍪 🍟 🌽

I'm working on a recipe statistics project! What ingredients are unique to which cuisines, what pairs of ingredients are co-related etc.

We want to use Yummly's API, which has previously been used for the "What's Cooking" Kaggle competition and in papers such as "Kissing Cuisines" (2017).

Sad to say, the API log-in is broken. Do any of you have mirrors or workarounds? If not, we're all ears for any alternative data sources?developer.yummly.com/login

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