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The predictions for the bright future of data scientists seem to hold. Our database at the end of December 2019 contains a colossal number of vacancies for data scientists and bioinformaticians. Over 45,000 vacant positions for data scientists and well over 3,000 bioinformatics positions in the US alone.
German economy suffering from a lack of skilled workers
As the competition of the skilled workforce is dramatically increasing, German Chancellor Angela Merkel applauded the plan to recruit outside the EU as a "paradigm shift" and "It's not only us who are looking at the world's professionals," she added. Germany plans to ... Read more.
How Much Does Pure Information Weight?
How many grams of information is needed to make a human?
What is a Genome?
The Definition of Bioinformatics
Whenever someone asks what do I do, my reply is that "I am a scientist and do research in bioinformatics". In cases when I get a return question "what is that?" my answer usually is "that means that I do biology using computers." and the uninitiated will usually be satisfied with this simple explanation. Read more ...
Discussion in the Language of Bioinformatics. The language barrier bioinformaticians need to break and act as the glue across disciplines. From article "The Future is Bright For Data Scientists."
The Future is Bright For Data Scientists
Job outlook for bioinformaticians to 2026
The Future of Jobs Survey 2018, World Economic Forum, estimates that during the period of 2018-2020 mobile internet, big data analytics, artificial intelligence, and cloud technology are the dominating trends and drivers for business growth. For example, 85% of surveyed companies are likely or very likely to adopt big data analytics.
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Degree vs. Skills: Impact on salary
Hard statistics about skills degrees and wages
Degrees will definitively be necessary even in the future, but if data is the oil of the 21st century, skills seem to the currency...
Spicy Food may protect you from cerebral infarction and make you live longer.
Hot chili pepper not only protects you but can make you hot - in multiple guises.
Amazing How Only A Drop of Information Creates New Life
Will AI Make Us Absolutely Extinct?
Today, we are swamped with massive amounts of information from the internet, news, social media all around us. Perhaps we have some idea about what information is but haven't thought so much about it. We routinely search and consume information to solve problems and perhaps look for a recipe for an amazing breakfast or a solution to an algorithm.
Without data and information extracted from it, we are blindfolded and cannot do much of anything. Access to data is A and O to everybody today - big or small.
Embryogenesis reveals common origins of species
Video. See how astonishingly similar embryo development is in different species. In the early stages, calf and human embryos look so alike that it is hard to spot the human one. Still late in the development, the rabbit and human embryos look so similar that I bet you cannot tell which is which.
Clickable infographics of university-level bioinformatics education
Everything you need to know to become a Bioinformatics Scientist. More at "Degree in Bioinformatics (2020)" infographics.