Today was the 1st day of the 2 day Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) 2010, held in Boston MA. The variety of topics covered during the 1st day was huge, but here are some highlights.
This is probably common knowledge, but worth repeating since it saves so much time.
Good question! I've been asked it a few times this morning so here's an attempt at a quick overview. Metaphors will abound.