Politics, Information Technology, and Genomics

Pretty Vacant

It's been a long while since I posted, undoubtedly a bit too long for many to even be paying attention any more. I have a few ideas kicking around in my head where a blog post is likely a better forum than Twitter or Google+. Until I wrestle them out, check out this article about some rewarding work we did last year to help treat a colleague's cancer recurrence. Below is a short video about... Full Post

Going Mobile

I just added the WordPress Mobile Pack plugin to the site. When browsing from a mobile device, you should get a small-screen friendly view (and you won't see the video below). Full Post

Striking at the root

If you are at all interested in a government of the people, by the people, and for the people, the presentation below by Lawrence Lessig is well worth the 18 minutes. Full Post

Brain Cloud

Monya Baker recently published a Technology Feature in Nature Methods that discusses the use of cloud computing in genomics. I, along with several other people in the genome informatics community, were interviewed for the article. Until I saw the picture of Vivien Bonazzi in the article, I did not know she played guitar. I guess next time I am in DC I'll have to challenge her to a guitar duel. (Note: the video above is... Full Post

Blame the predecessor

Political commentators play the blame game. Don't worry, it's really no one's fault. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon - Thurs 11p / 10c Blame www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Tea Party Full Post