Qualcomm Life Connect2013 – A Healthy Mix of Optimism and Realism

Perhaps I am old-fashioned because I believe that the world is still a people business. Working hard to build a thriving ecosystem, the folks at Qualcomm Life brought together a stimulating 2013 Qualcomm Connect conference. Paul Jacobs, the CEO of…

Genomics Has Its Head in the Clouds

As shown above, each day 2.5 quintillion bytes of data is generated which is growing exponentially.  With 90% of the total data being generated in the last two years, data storage poses a challenge. What is the Cloud? The cloud solves the problem of storage. Individual…

Bringing Citizen Science to Genomics

Open Data Open data is the movement that encourages public sharing of data to promote collaboration and reduce costs.  Similar to data sharing, open data is the movement to free data from the confines of private institutions so it can be…