Tune up your pipeline with Luigi, the Python module to manage workflow used in Spotify.

Yesterday I have found an amazing audio comment on Nature's Arts and Books blog that was discussing a possible influence of music on the development of modern science. Among the many connections we may find between science and music, the one I am going to propose today turns out quite unexpected. I understand that pipeline development is … Continue reading Tune up your pipeline with Luigi, the Python module to manage workflow used in Spotify.

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MapReduce: using the Google bigdata algorithm in bioinformatics

By this post, I will start exploring the possible contributions Google may provide to bioinformatics, a topic I am considering to deepen for a while. The rise of bigdata in biology is causing Big G to show a growing interest in this field, and very soon, the Mountain View giant may grow its investments in Life Sciences. … Continue reading MapReduce: using the Google bigdata algorithm in bioinformatics

Book now for hack.summit(), a virtual conference for developers.

Next week, December 1st- 4th, the big names of informatics will be online to discuss about coding and software development. The hack.summit() is an initiative aimed at supporting non- profit coding, and it is promoted by the online consulting service hack.hands(). On their website, you can scroll the list of participants, and the names are … Continue reading Book now for hack.summit(), a virtual conference for developers.

An exceptional youtube playlist to start with machine learning.

A "Machine Learning" algorithm is defined as an algorithm able to change its structure and functioning according to the data submitted. In other words, a machine learning algorithm is capable to learn from data and be refined after implementation. Nowadays, many structural biology (e.g. psi-pred, jpred), bioinformatics (HMM-based software) and systems biology (network analysis and db comparison) algorithms rely … Continue reading An exceptional youtube playlist to start with machine learning.

Software Carpentry. A great resource to learn scientific computing.

Software Carpentry is a volunteer organization founded in 1998, whose mission is to enhance scientists' productivity by teaching them basic computer skills. From January 2012, Software Carpentry joined the Mozilla galaxy, to become part of Mozilla Science Lab in June 2013. The organization provides workshops in several parts of the word and free online lessons. Their … Continue reading Software Carpentry. A great resource to learn scientific computing.