This country just gets more and more scary all the time: Mistrial declared after jurors decide conviction with coin toss:
Jury foreman David Melton told The Courier-Journal for Tuesday’s editions that jurors decided to flip a silver dollar to avoid a hung jury. Because all agreed on the coin toss, they thought it was legal, he said.
Mental note: check out this
paper, on standardized tests to evaluate genome annotation
software. Sounds like things are getting dramatically better from the
numbers quoted in the article; they weren’t nearly that good on the
last evaluation I read (a couple of years ago).
Nicked from the snowdeal.org bioinfo section, which should already be on your daily rounds if you’re a bio-head.
I wonder if I can get something together in time to go to the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference? I should probably stick to a more biological meeting, at least this year.
I’m getting about 10 spams an hour — well, actually, I’m getting about 10 copies of the same spam, because somebody misconfigured their mass mailer. It’s in Chinese, like ~75% of the spam I get. sigh. See ya tomorrow.