Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

Hamburg, Germany

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @tomayac ever

July 2014

@RubenVerborgh @juansequeda Maybe what we all want (as author & reviewer) is something like peer review ombudsmen: anonym. until complaint.

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“Reviewers shouldn’t hide their name”, by @RubenVerborgh feedly.com/e/rlUjSa6F

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.@TIME: “Twitter Shocks Wall Street With Big Growth in Revenue, Users” time.com/3054149/twitte… Congrats, $TWTR!

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stilkov I found Facebook’s experiment despicable, not true for OkCupid’s. Optimizing their algorithm is what users pay for. blog.okcupid.com/index.php/we-e…

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:56 PM, Jul 29th, 2014 via Echofon)

Apparently Maria Ozawa en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maria_Oza… [NSFW] is popular _now_ w/ Wikipedians. @WikiLiveMon @mediagalleries twitpic.com/e9527y

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Pardon the pr0n on @mediagalleries. The algorithm fires as User:JimmyWang adds commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mari… widely.

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~RT @SemWebDev: […] 43 submissions […]mWeb de2pic.twitter.com/CMMl1kFYwpFYwp // Congrats on filling this ho@RubenVerborghorgh!

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jindrichmynarz “Big data: a small introduction” by Aidan Hogan. bit.ly/1pnMVwV (pdf)

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:50 AM, Jul 29th, 2014 via Echofon)

TorrenTV (torrentv.github.io)—Streams Torrent downloads to Apple TV & Roku, using the tech of Popcorn Time popcorntime.ioE).

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The TwitterKnitter: mechanical knitting machine upgraded to knit tweets, by @tangentmonger: eirebecky.wordpress.com/2013/08/02/the… (via @iammyr)

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~RT @sympapadopoulos: proceedings are at last available on CEUR: ceur-ws.org/Vol-1198/ // +1! Thanks :-)

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rigow The Internet has made everything easier, especially for Video pic.twitter.com/onOfdIEse0 cc/ @w3c @timberners_lee (via @bendrath )

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Politie Dutch National Police is investigating the crash of . Do you have pictures or video material? Please upload it: politie.nl/onderwerpen/fl…

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marijnjh Also, if anyone wants in on the action of reviewing Eloquent JavaScript 2nd edition, you can start now! Full text at eloquentjavascript.net/2nd_edition/pr…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:06 PM, Jul 25th, 2014 via Echofon)

The API docs.webplatform.org/wiki/apis/inde… is IMHO so scary that in 2014 I prefer localStorage w/ LZ compress github.com/pieroxy/lz-str…

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Everybody excited about the latest static LOD cloud, @edsu still runs a daily updating version inkdroid.org/lod-graph/ twitpic.com/e8umi4

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lysander07 A new LOD Cloud diagram has been published
data.dws.informatik.uni-mannheim.de/lodcloud/2014/…

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mhausenblas I will make sure our kids know this by heart before they’re allowed onto the Web:

RFC 1855 Netiquette Guidelines

tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1855

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 4:09 AM, Jul 23rd, 2014 via Echofon)

TeXtip Modern LaTeX olivierverdier.com/posts/2013/07/…

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 5:38 PM, Jul 22nd, 2014 via Echofon)

The probably most complete intro to the new <picture> element as of today, by @ODevRel: dev.opera.com/articles/respo…

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@alexmilowski I reckon that means you’re Dr. Miłowski now?! Congratulations!

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Persistent Web tracking mechanisms: securehomes.esat.kuleuven.be/~gacar/persist… [PDF]—Cf.5 <canvas> fingerprinting:w2spconf.com/2012/papers/w2…b [PDF]y

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>$ du ~/ | sort -nr | more-h tip du jour: finds disk space hogs in your home directory…

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natematias You know those Twitter bots that track Wikipedia edits? Well, @RuGovEdits found an astonishing story yesterday bit.ly/1nSRm3d

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 12:38 PM, Jul 19th, 2014 via Echofon)

jarib 8 years of anonymous Wikipedia edits by the US Congress bit.ly/1sxouQT, more to follow at bit.ly/1sxoG2E @congressedits

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 12:37 PM, Jul 19th, 2014 via Echofon)

SemWebDev The deadline of the Developers Workshop has been extended to 28 July. Spread the news and submit: iswc2014.semdev.org/participate/

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 3:42 PM, Jul 18th, 2014 via Twitter Web Client)

jospang The Malaysia Air Crash: Should We Publish Pictures of Bodies? - Atlantic Mobile m.theatlantic.com/technology/arc…

via Twitter for Websites (retweeted on 11:48 PM, Jul 17th, 2014 via Echofon)

@fotofalle_nycts You finally did it :D But why limit to 40.7577°N,73.9857°W? You should also add attribution to the photos (embed URL).

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.@ndiakopoulos: “Some […] [news] bots do look at data feeds to generate novel insights, like [.@mediagalleriesries [towcenter.org/blog/diversity…zH0skim

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.@TeXtip is an immediate follow :-) Daily , , and tips. (via @bkeegan, CC: @RubenVerborgh)

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This 2013 blog post on human computation at Twitter just popped up again: blog.echen.me/2013/01/08/imp… Well worth the read still now!

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Souders mozjpeg 2.0 announced by @mozilla. Reduces jpeg size by 5%. @facebook is evaluating. blog.mozilla.org/blog/2014/07/1…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:39 PM, Jul 15th, 2014 via Echofon)

Hacking Facebook’s legacy API: great write-up of the creative approach: stephensclafani.com/2014/07/08/hac…

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Stay up-to-date on Google’s Project Zero issue discoveries & subscribe to their Atom(!) feed: code.google.com/feeds/p/google…

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Project Zero-googleprojectzero.blogspot.de/2014/07/announ…r. A top-notch Googley research team operating in the open:code.google.com/p/google-secur…7.

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The trouble w/ by @paul_houle of basekb.com fame: blog.databaseanimals.com/the-trouble-wi…. Note the comment by J.Taylor! (via @rtroncy)

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simonw nyctaxi.herokuapp.com is an absolutely beautiful visualization of the day in a life of a NYC taxi, based on the recently released taxi data

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 1:23 PM, Jul 15th, 2014 via Echofon)

@ndiakopoulos @parliamentedits Just wondering when the first smear campaign leverages any of the bots, now that it gets some press…

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Watch this video: the one and only Thomas Müller (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_M%…)-youtube.com/watch?v=KiDV0e…H [de-BAR]G

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The man behind Cydia, @saurik, on competition vs. community in the jailbreaking scene: saurik.com/id/20

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adambarth HTMLMarqueeElement.js is a small step towards making the web platform self-hosting:
src.chromium.org/viewvc/blink/t…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 1:10 AM, Jul 13th, 2014 via Echofon)

An IPython notebook describing how Google predicts the outcomes w/ BigQuery: nbviewer.ipython.org/github/GoogleC…

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@apassant Looking forward to the next blog post then :-) Have a great weekend!

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@apassant Fantastic blog post & showcase. Thanks for the link. Actually, the latest version w/ media galleries is at wikipedia-live-monitor.herokuapp.com

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@olafhartig Herzlichen Glückwunsch, Dr. Hartig!

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lilcoccinelle Configurar tu propio dominio en Blogger: Quién ha dicho que es difícil? thelittlecoccinelle.com/2014/07/config… pic.twitter.com/XaXSFTWFKP

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 1:46 PM, Jul 10th, 2014 via Echofon)

A walk down memory lane: why do we even use the “www” subdomain? superuser.com/questions/6000…

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NiemanLab Do you find TweetDeck overwhelming? Here’s a handy guide for how to better use it for newsgathering bit.ly/1rHiZ1C

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Discovering pm2: a modern CLI process manager for Node.js apps w/ built-in load-balancer by @strzel_a: github.com/Unitech/pm2

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@edsu @tomscott @IFTTT I think it works w/ a conditional check on the author field of the Wikipedia recent changes RSS feed (not realtime).

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@edsu If you want to deploy (@)BundestagEdits, here you go: netzpolitik.org/2014/arbeitser… (German)

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@edsu It wasn’t really on my radar neither until I noticed that at Google we use externally visible IP v6 addresses now…

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edsu I just renamed congress-edits github repo to anon since it can be configured to listen to custom, named ip ranges now github.com/edsu/anon

via Tweetbot for Mac (retweeted on 11:42 PM, Jul 9th, 2014 via Echofon)

@edsu Awesome work! Considered supporting IP v6, too, for the future? github.com/tomayac/wikipe…

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tomscott Yesterday, I made @parliamentedits. Today, @congressedits, @gccaedits and @RiksdagWikiEdit are up and running, thanks to some smart people!

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 11:08 PM, Jul 9th, 2014 via Echofon)

You know history’s being written when a sole match gets an own Wikipedia page en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brazil_v_… pic.twitter.com/dsNKEeVm27

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@vambenepe LOL, I stand corrected. @RubenVerborgh & I are working on an extension that inserts oxforddictionaries.com/us/words/i-or-… in such cases ;-)

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@sdkstl As long as IP ranges are publicly known, yes. I doubt that they’re public for most institutions & there’re unknowns (proxies, VPNs).

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Interesting-@tomscottt’s Twitter bot@parliamenteditss tweets anonymous Wikipedia edits coming from UK Parliament IPs:tomscott.com/wikiparliamentB

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benward Do you have a site with a JSONP API? You need to read this and patch your implementation; major x-domain abuse: miki.it/blog/2014/7/8/…

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W/ yet another incident of unauth’d digital certificates (story googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.com/2014/07/mainta…), good to know that dev.chromium.org/Home/chromium-… are here.

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: that moment when not even Google knows what you’re talking about: phdcomics.com/comics.php?f=1…

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~RT @mathias: Dear Google, please fix plain text emails in Gmail: mathiasbynens.be/notes/gmail-pl… // +1! It’s more “Dear @gmail” rather than @google.

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Brilliant comic on research ethics in the Facebook emotional contagion paper: xkcd.com/1390/

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SPARQL-MM: SPARQL extension that allows for querying Linked Data for Media Fragments mico-project.eu/make-sense-of-… (via @tkurz, CC: @rtroncy)

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torgo Har har. google.com/killer-robots.…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 3:36 PM, Jul 3rd, 2014 via Echofon)

.@Vjeux about applying Knuth’s line breaking algorithm to image layout: blog.vjeux.com/2014/image/goo…

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LeaVerou Brilliant post by @meyerweb on “What Not To Say To a Grieving Parent”
meyerweb.com/eric/thoughts/…
Most points apply to anyone grieving, really.

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 6:36 PM, Jul 2nd, 2014 via Echofon)

juanmillan85 Thomas Steiner talking about .”Enriching unstructured media content about events” from Google @cubrikproject pic.twitter.com/olANhPgD0o

via Mobile Web (M5) (retweeted on 12:28 PM, Jul 2nd, 2014 via TweetDeck)

VincenzoCroce1 @tomayac at @cubrikproject Summer School in , nice presentation on breaking news detection pic.twitter.com/rkQ7T6xpCx

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The ideal opportunity to turn that accept (reject) into s.th. (more) by highlighting features of the code: iswc2014.semdev.org/participate/

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@moustaki Félicitations! Sounds like a great career move! Enjoy the free content, too ;-)

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