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Genome Differential Compressor

Compression and decompression speedThe compression speed of GDC varies depending on data, but for the mentioned data sets is from 95 to 200MB/s at a computer equipped with 6-core Intel i7 4930K 3.4GHz processor. The decompression speed is dependent on the disk speed and is up to 1000 MB/s on Read more…

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All about the base | The Economist

New businesses eye the opportunities in managing genome data THE project to understand the human genome has long promised to revolutionise the way that diseases are diagnosed, drugs are designed and even the way that medicine is practised. An ability to interpret human genetic information holds the promise of doing Read more…

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AI, Apple and Google

(Note – for a good introduction to the history and current state of AI, see my colleague Frank Chen’s presentation here.) In the last couple of years, magic started happening in AI. Techniques started working, or started working much better, and new techniques have appeared, especially around machine learning (‘ML’), Read more…

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Docker 1.12: Now with Built-in Orchestration!

Three years ago, Docker made an esoteric Linux kernel technology called containerization simple and accessible to everyone. Today, we are doing the same for container orchestration. Container orch… Docker 1.12: Now with Built-in Orchestration!

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