Tag Archives: Google

Google IO, Schemas, and the Network of BioThings

Last week’s Google IO conference came with a slew of announcements, and videos, but perhaps the most interesting idea, wasn’t accompanied by a flashy announcement.  It did have some intriguing video’s though.  The first of which is shown below. Building a … Continue reading

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Writing Research Papers, Presentations and Blogs With Google Docs

The advent of cloud-based office suites like Google Docs, have changed the collaborative process of research writing.  Google Docs allows you and your collaborators to work on the same document at the same time.  No more sending versions of a … Continue reading

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Blogging and Google Reader: The Missing Link

In my previous post I talked about the impending shutdown of Google Reader in July and I listed some of the features that I’d like to see in a Google Reader replacement.  One of the major missing pieces in the … Continue reading

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What’s On Your Google Reader Wishlist?

This week Google announced that by July, their Google Reader service will be a memory. A number of companies have stepped up to the plate with announcements of services.  This includes companies like Digg and Feedly.  My current RSS reader … Continue reading

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San Diego Bioinformatics Lunch Forum: Hackathons

At this week’s Bioinformatics Lunch Forum we discussed the first in the upcoming series of Hackathons designed to help bioinformatics and cheminformatics professionals learn about new technologies in an informal and hands-on environment. In general, Hackathons are intended to be … Continue reading

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Free Software For Scientists – Cytoscape

A few years ago, a medical writer friend of mine showed me a paper on a new tool called Cytoscape.  He said, “see what you think of it, and let me know.”  At the time we were both working on … Continue reading

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Creating a Journal Club With Google Reader

One of the challenges of working in an industry that moves at the speed of light is keeping up with all of the changes.  I mentioned to a several friends of mine that I’m a heavy user of Google Reader … Continue reading

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