Titus Brown writes a good blog, and so I am surprised that I didn't spot his December 2011 post on "Four reasons I won't use your sequence analysis pipeline" any earlier than I did. So, somewhat belatedly, here is my response to his excellent set of..
In the Bioinformatics world, we are all familiar with such phrases: “as sequence entries in the major genomic databases currently rise exponentially”, “the explosion in volume of genomic data”, “as biological databases grow larger”, “dealing with..
Apologies in advance, but the analogy is too tempting to pass up... Here is the scene; the sun is setting over a glassy sea. A surfer starts to paddle as the waters stir, accelerating as the wave builds to three or four times their height. The..