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#EL30 Week 4 Identity graph, 1st attempt

So I tried to guess what advertisers know about me, from (1) the Twitter “Interests” and (2) my LibraryThing tags.
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#EL30 Week 4: The same

One meaning of ‘identity’ is just ‘the same’. If I am a user who has never logged in into a certain server, a ‘cookie’ just tells the server that I am the same one who visited the site before. Nobody knows my name at this time.
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#EL30 Technical: How I created my task

If you want to try it yourself, here is my stuff.
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#EL30 Graph task

My task for you involves some concepts from the synopsis texts, and you should connect and annotate them.
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#EL30 Week 3: Plumbing?

It bugs me when some peer nerds urge all the rest of the world to adopt our way of thinking. Probably they are confusing two important things.
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#EL30 Week 2 Clouds and Jupyter

I first encountered the idea of a cloud when we drew pictures of our computer networks. Now the week’s synopsis talks about redefining what we mean by concepts such as ‘textbooks’. I have long been fascinated by the idea of such interactive resources.
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#EL30 Week 1 From documents to data

Documents to data — for me, this is not an easy farewell. The addressability, manageability, and transparency of the document files and webpages is lost — and with it a certain level of autonomy/ majority. So, yes, decentralization becomes more important.
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#EL30 Alien Intelligence AI

In EL30, a very interesting topic so far was about ‘Ethical AI’ and what makes humans different from AI. Inevitably, the association pops up that the AIs will be very smart and autonomous, and we hope that they will want … Continue reading

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#EL30 A lot to decentralize

It seems there is still much legacy from centrality …
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#el30 Technical: Feeds Import

How I imported the OPML feed list into gRSShopper.
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