New IBM Journal of R&D: Systems Biology

The latest edition of the IBM Journal of Research and Development is available online. Its focus is “systems biology”: Systems biology is a growing field in which researchers seek to model and understand the structural, genetic, and dynamic relationships of living systems and their biological parts at scales that range…

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Dr. ODF sidebar

While we’re waiting for Part 5 of the Dr. ODF series, I thought I would point out a connection between a recent blog entry by IBM’s Rob Weir and something we examined in Part 4. In his blog entry “A Demo: Mathematica, MathML and ODF,” Rob talks about how some…

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Links for the IBM open source healthcare announcement

Here are some media links about yesterday’s healthcare and open source announcement: Healthcare, Meet Open Source “IBM said research from the Center for Information Technology Leadership claims that standardizing information exchange could yield 5 percent savings in US healthcare expenditures.” IBM Donates Code To Help Doctors Share Data “By donating…

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IBM, Open Source, Health Care

This press release went out a couple of hours ago: IBM Brings Electronic Medical Records One Step Closer Through Open Technology; Contributes Technology to Open Source Community; Establishes Innovation Centers to Work with Major Players, Business Partners Here’s an excerpt: SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 9, 2006–IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced…

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Dressing for breakfast

Sometimes I really wonder about myself (that’s not an excuse for you to comment). Today, Saturday, I am flying home from Oslo via London and Chicago. My flight from Norway was at 7:50 AM, and so I got up at 4 AM in order to catch the ‘FLYBUSSEN‘ (bus) to…

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