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Some references

  1. Two machine learning bibles: Bishop (1,2 ) and Hasite et al..
  2. Biostars is a good forum, similar to Stack Overflow in structure, but focused on bioinformatics and Computational Biology.
  3. List of free online bioinformatics courses and some interesting events in Bioconductor.
  4. This is a good online course on Probabilistic Graphical Models by Daphne Koller.
  5. Bayesian Reasoning and Machine Learning, a good introductory book by David Barber.
  6. List of bioinformatics workshops.
  7. A 5-minutes introduction to next-generation sequencing video.

Fun stuff

  1. Inner Life Of A Cell.
  2. The Dark Age of the Universe, a good visualization of the big bang
  3. Pigeons can learn to diagnose breast cancer with 99% accuracy.
  4. CRISPR is an evolutionary tool for editing DNA, which reduces the time and cost of genome modification by an order of magnitude.