Fake ad for an “annotation robot” that could be used to replace human database curators. Shown at the Christmas dinner of the Swiss-Prot group.
Archive for 2006
Here are some interesting points from a talk given by Daniel E. Rose (Yahoo!).
The search is on for a new UniProt logo. Here are some ideas…
Google now allows you to create custom search engines. I used this to set up a search engine that searches in well know life sciences sites.
Got back this week from Brazil where I had spent all of August. Here are some pictures and notes from the trip.
How do you concatenate two huge XML files efficiently without writing any code?
Just discovered AutoStitch. AutoStitch is an amazing piece of software that assembles a set of images into a single panorama image. This is of course not the first software of this kind. But AutoStitch may be the first that just works (no manual editing of the image overlaps is required) and produces good output even if the source images weren’t shot very carefully and differ in brightness and coloring. Perfect for lazy people like me who use a point-and-shoot camera and couldn’t be bothered to spend a lot of time patching up images.
We’ve been looking for a decent ontology editor for a while now. The problem is that most editors are either to technical or too cumbersome to use for entering a lot of data. But it looks like we have finally found something suitable!