Camelia, the Perl 6 bug

IRC log for #bioperl, 2010-05-22

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03:05 slackaholic hi! i would like to know a little about bioinformatic, where is a good page or book to start it?
03:10 deafferret slackaholic: do you have a biology or computer science background?
03:10 deafferret or chemistry?
03:11 slackaholic deafferret, i'm a computing science student
03:11 deafferret or computer programming (not necessarily formal CS)  :)
03:11 deafferret slackaholic: let me find the intro to bioinf book i had a couple years ago
03:12 slackaholic deafferret, ok :D
03:13 deafferret this was my BIOI 101 book   http://www.amazon.com/Fundamental-Concepts-Bioin​formatics-Dan-Krane/dp/0805346333/ref=sr_1_27?ie​=UTF8&s=books&qid=1274497982&sr=8-27
03:13 deafferret pretty good book. or you can google "into to bioinformatics" and find lots of stuff
03:13 deafferret and wikipedia has a ton of stuff
03:14 deafferret $86? yikes
03:14 deafferret ah. used of $17. much better  :)
03:14 deafferret used for $17 I meant
03:14 slackaholic deafferret, hehe
03:15 deafferret huh... lots of neat looking books i haven't seen on amazon
03:16 deafferret i think I've only flipped through half of them
03:16 slackaholic deafferret, what topics in CS are the most important to bioinformatic?
03:16 deafferret algorithms, datastructures?
03:16 deafferret dunno, i never took any CS
03:16 slackaholic deafferret, :P
03:19 slackaholic i will take a look in this book thanks deafferret
03:19 deafferret you're welcome
03:20 deafferret hmm... if I buy a Kindle 2 does this girl come with it?   http://www.amazon.com/gp/prod​uct/B0015T963C/ref=kinw_dp_gy
03:20 deafferret ooo... didn't know there was a kindle DX
03:20 deafferret bigger screen
03:23 deafferret $489 though...? could buy a laptop?
03:31 wilywonka hmm would be a topic that is more on the ai side of cs very widely used though
03:31 wilywonka hmm = hidden markov models
03:38 deafferret hmmer3 was an active topic earlier today
03:39 deafferret http://hmmer.janelia.org/
03:53 slackaholic so... i will go now
03:53 slackaholic good night folks
03:54 slackaholic thanks for the tips
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14:27 * deafferret wonders why announcement e71c10 came out of github twice -- 12 hours apart
14:27 deafferret (email to bioperl-guts-l)
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