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New Report Show How Extensive Russian Online Campaign for Trump Was

“What is clear is that all of the {Russian} messaging clearly sought to benefit the Republican Party--and specifically Donald Trump,” the report says.

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Google, particularly YouTube we're criticized for making it difficult to analyze the data, the report says.

+Washington Post "A report prepared for the Senate that provides the most sweeping analysis yet of Russia’s disinformation campaign around the 2016 election found the operation used every major social media platform to deliver words, images and videos tailored to voters’ interests to help elect President Trump -- and worked even harder to support him while in office."

"The report, a draft of which was obtained by The Washington Post, is the first to study the millions of posts provided by major technology firms to the Senate Intelligence Committee ... "



New report on Russian disinformation, prepared for the Senate, shows the operation’s scale and sweep
https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2018/12/16/new-report-russian-disinformation-prepared-senate-shows-operations-scale-sweep/
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We are looking for an experienced Delphi developer for a permanent position in our Industrial IT team at TINE SA, Norway’s largest dairy product company.
About TINE: https://www.tine.no/english

Language and Location requirements
You must be able to speak/read/write Norwegian and English fluently, and be able to work at TINE's offices at Kalbakken in Oslo.

Coding skills you need
- Modern Delphi OOP code with generics and attributes
- Delphi VCL / Windows APIs / FireDAC
- MS SQL Server T-SQL and SQL queries in general
- Basic http/tcp/udp networking
- XML/JSON knowledge

Coding skills that would be nice
- Delphi FireMonkey on iOS/Android
- MSVS C#/.NET
- MS PowerShell
- HTML5/JS/CSS

Bonus skills that come in handy
- Datawarehousing and big data
- IoT (the buzz, the hype, the stuff that works)
- Knowledge of the various aspects of Logistics and exchanging information between actors (GS1)
- Jira/SVN/git experience

Person skills we really appreciate
- Open and honest and not afraid to speak your mind
- Able to communicate clearly in writing
- Works well with others and can take and give positive feedback
- Willing to learn and adapt, as well as share and mentor
- Able to focus on and prioritize tasks, putting need before cool/fun

You have been programming for a while and can document your experience.

Please send your questions to
lars.fosdal (at) http://tine.no

Please note: Official posting will come later.

Regarding grabbing images from Google (such those linked in the G+Exporter files)

Are there known tools around that can mass download images from URLs without triggering any kind of throttling or denial from Google's servers?

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FYI
After some initial skepticism, I finally tried this tool - and - I am sold.

This tool can export in a well documented JSON format, as well as in WordPress eXtended RSS (WXR=XML). It can grab your profile posts, pages, collections, and communities, both posts and comments.

If you have a WordPress site, you can directly import all your G+ posts from the latter. Note that the export tool does not download the images, but the WP importer can do that for you.

The following appears to not be included
- +1's
but those are hardly relevant after you migrate content.

So - if you want to grab your G+ content, don't waste your time on Google Takeout, as that is a total mess. This is hands down the best G+ export tool I've tried so far.

https://blog.friendsplus.me/export-google-plus-feeds-45926c925891

Json Format:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gOYJe61sI1GbO9qpFZJtwY3vdsZalsxtPgUnB2cvzAw/edit

WXR
https://devtidbits.com/2011/03/16/the-wordpress-extended-rss-wxr-exportimport-xml-document-format-decoded-and-explained/

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FYI
After some initial skepticism, I finally tried this tool - and - I am sold.

This tool can export in a well documented JSON format, as well as in WordPress eXtended RSS (WXR=XML). It can grab your profile posts, pages, collections, and communities, both posts and comments.

If you have a WordPress site, you can directly import all your G+ posts from the latter. Note that the export tool does not download the images, but the WP importer can do that for you.

The following appears to not be included
- +1's
but those are hardly relevant after you migrate content.

So - if you want to grab your G+ content, don't waste your time on Google Takeout, as that is a total mess. This is hands down the best G+ export tool I've tried so far.

https://blog.friendsplus.me/export-google-plus-feeds-45926c925891

Json Format:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gOYJe61sI1GbO9qpFZJtwY3vdsZalsxtPgUnB2cvzAw/edit

WXR
https://devtidbits.com/2011/03/16/the-wordpress-extended-rss-wxr-exportimport-xml-document-format-decoded-and-explained/

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After some initial skepticism, I finally tried this tool - and - I am sold.

This tool can export in a well documented JSON format, as well as in WordPress eXtended RSS (WXR=XML). It can grab your profile posts, pages, collections, and communities, both posts and comments.

If you have a WordPress site, you can directly import all your G+ posts from the latter. Note that the export tool does not download the images, but the WP importer can do that for you.

The following appears to not be included
- +1's
but those are hardly relevant after you migrate content.

So - if you want to grab your G+ content, don't waste your time on Google Takeout, as that is a total mess. This is hands down the best G+ export tool I've tried so far.

https://blog.friendsplus.me/export-google-plus-feeds-45926c925891

Json Format:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gOYJe61sI1GbO9qpFZJtwY3vdsZalsxtPgUnB2cvzAw/edit

WXR
https://devtidbits.com/2011/03/16/the-wordpress-extended-rss-wxr-exportimport-xml-document-format-decoded-and-explained/
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VR in the Dairy Business!

Illustration from an internal event at TINE, my employer.

(Now, actually including the illustration :P)
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Heat in an Ice Cold World

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It is rather hard to answer a post where comments are disabled, +Alberto Paganini

Which of the many statistics methods are you thinking of?
Is there a function to retrieve the statistical trend in Delphi ? I cannot find it.
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The obituary of Google user confidence.
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