Monthly Archives: July 2011

FundaGeek, Kickstarter and Crowd Funding

With the ubiquity of the internet people have devised new ways to fund interesting projects. I am thinking in particular about crowd funding where someone pitches a project and lets the community, possibly made up of 1000s of individuals, make … Continue reading

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Long Term Commitment to Research

Summer has finally arrived in Seattle this Sunday, 24th of July and it’s time to make use of the deck we have attached to the house. Luckily my wireless reaches out to the deck so I am able to surf … Continue reading

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Modeling Webinar Hosted by Rosa

Modeling Webinar I will be presenting a Webinar hosted by Rosa to be held on Tuesday 26th of July at 12:00 to 1:00 pm EDT on Standards and Software in Biomedical Systems Modeling. Register here if you wish to attend … Continue reading

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Standards in Synthetic Biology: Part 1

Standards What are standards and why should we bother developing them? I suspect to many people including my fellow scientists and perhaps even some engineers, that standards are nether a rewarding nor worthwhile endeavor. Standards however are the invisible hand … Continue reading

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Collaborative LaTeX

Many of us probably use Google Docs or perhaps even the new Office 365 for collaborative editing. These are great for working on joint papers and those dreaded grant proposals. We have even used Good Docs as an instant messaging … Continue reading

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New Computer

Time for a New Computer Nothing to do with cells or networks but after three years I decided to upgrade to a new computer at my home office. My old computer ran 2 GB of RAM using a Intel® Core™2 … Continue reading

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