[Bioperl-l] Bioperl hackathon?
Fri, 03 Aug 2001 10:15:26 -0700
>What would this need? In my dreams:
> a good server machine, prepopulated with mySQL, the languages,
>the needed libraries, EMBOSS, BLAST, other free programs, data
>sets (why not all of GenBank, SWISS-PROT, PDB, the NCBI FASTA
>files, etc.? - it's only a could hundred MBs :) This can all
>be done before hand as otherwise setting things up wastes hours.
> 100Mbit local network, with wireless
> network access to the outside world
> workgroup quality b&w laser printer
I can arrange the Hardware and Physical environment (to some extent !) at
the University of Arizona Campus...not too far from La Paloma
I will be happy to extend UofA facilities for any open source/non profit
> one large room where everyone can fit, and with projectors
>(video and overhead) and whiteboards
> a couple small rooms for subgroups to work together, talk
>loudly, fight holy wars, play music at hacking level. Must
>also have whiteboard.
> Uh-oh. Just checked - the prices for a room at the Westin La
>Paloma is $350/night(!). Five nights is nearly $2,000.
There are many hotels around that part of Tucson and range from $80 to $400
check. [You can easily take a cab to Westin for less then $10 ]