Autoscaling of splice junction tracks

Contributing to an open source project rarely happens in the consulting industry. I was very fortunate to have worked on an open-source bioinformatics tool - Integrative Genomics Viewer - while working for my client. In this post, I will describe our (my boss at the client site & I) novel contribution to the open-source genomics viewer.

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What’s in a [domain] name?

My last name (paradesi) literally means foreigner in the Hindi language. Purchasing the domain name http://www.paradesi.com has been my goal for quite some time but so was it for other indian people (especially the ones living outside India). In this post, I will detail my attempts at purchasing this domain name.

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Synopsis of my work @ CSHL

I've found that people have a special feeling towards their first employer. Usually, they use that company as a baseline to compare future employers. In this post, I will review some of the projects I have worked on at my first employer - Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

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Machine Learning (Coursera) Review

Although I took a graduate-level Machine Learning course taught by Dr. William Hsu at Kansas State University in 2005, I decided to take an undergraduate-level Machine Learning course taught by Dr. Andrew Ng via Coursera this year. In this blog post, I will contrast the differences between the two courses.

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Defending Scrum

Since I became a Certified ScrumMaster, I've heard several questions and misunderstandings that people have about Scrum processes. In this post, I hope to answer those questions and clear up the confusion about Scrum.

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