I’m more or less sure everyone has forgotten this blog by now… but that’s not a bad thing, really. I don’t think I had much to say, and life has had a way of keeping me busy. Papers, work, changing work, changing diapers, all of it somehow keeps you from getting a lot of sleep, and that keeps me from having the motivation to write much.
However, I thought I’d start jotting down a few things that are interesting, as I come across them. One that I’ve recently discovered is that reddit has a bioinformatics subreddit. (www.reddit.com/r/bioinformatics), which has been been inspiring me to start writing again.
The other, is that I’ve learned a LOT about mongodb recently, which I would like to start writing about. Mostly under the “lessons learned” category, because scale up on software is just like scale up in the lab – it doesn’t just work. Scaling things is tough.
Otherwise, I have a move to Oakland coming up, and there will probably be a few Goodbye Vancouver/Hello Oakland posts as well. Somehow, I think the urge to write is coming back, and I haven’t had that spark since Denmark ripped it out of me. Perhaps that’s just a bit of optimism coming back. I would’t object to that.