Tales from life

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Starting an open source effort to bring biomedical data and tools together

Motivation from the community A week ago I posted an blog post about my idea of creating Open Source organization that would have an goal to bring biomedical data and tools together to a single place. The original post can be read found here: http://inspiratron.org/blog/2015/12/12/open-source-effort-to-bring-all-open-biomedical-data-together/. Since I posted it, quite large number of people contacted me, […]

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Expirience from Lisbon Machine Learning Summer School

I have participated on Lisbon Machine Learning Summer School (LxMLS), which took place on July 16-23  at Instituto Superior Técnico, a leading Engineering and Science school in Portugal. It is organized jointly by IST, the Instituto de Telecomunicações and the Spoken Language Systems Lab – L2F of INESC-ID. It was quite a great experience, on the […]

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Hacker’s lament

But did you, in your three-piece psychology and 1950’s technobrain ever take a look behind the eyes of the Hacker? Did you ever wonder what made him tick, what forces shaped him, what may have molded him? I am a Hacker, enter my world…. Mine is a world that begins with school… I’m smarter than […]

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Blindfolded nation

Recently a friend of mine pointed me to one interesting Pakistani video. To be honest, I don’t get a word what the video is about, since it is on Pakistani language, but you can kinda get the message from the fact that all the adults in the video are blindfolded. The video is called “A […]

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I vote for Charlie Chaplin

Definitely, if there is a politician who would think and drive as Charlie Chaplin did in the Great Dictator, I would vote for him/her. This speech outlines the value humanity or a community  should strive to. This is quite funny comedy of Hitler at that time, but the speech is everlasting and remains true. Here […]

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OWASP Seraphimdroid android security published

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Today I have to make one very important announcement. The first version of OWASP Serpahimdroid has been officially published. It is now publicly available in Google play store (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.owasp.seraphimdroid). I would like to tell a bit of the background of this project and describe some main features here. It has […]

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Scientific blogging

I have seen many advices on how important it is to blog if you want to become influential scientists. Even on my university (University of Manchester), faculties are organizing crash seminars on scientific blogging for researchers with introduction to WordPress. However, I am quite familiar with WordPress, since I was working on some of the […]

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15 years from NATO bombing of Serbia (FR Yugoslavia)

Short story It was 23rd of March 1999. Quite a tough time in Serbia, you could tell it by smelling the air. People around were nervous because NATO intervention was expected to happen. Everyone was hoping that it will not start, but there were signs that it will begin soon. In my home, it was […]

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Manchester – first impressions

I haven’t written here for couple of months. There was several reasons for that. My trip to Manchester and my PhD was preparing. There was a lot of changes going on, and there was almost no time for writing. Now there is a little time to write about first impressions. I arrived to Manchester at […]

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Protest na pogrešan način

Pre nekoliko sati sam na facebook-u dobio poziv za nekakvu protestnu šetnju u organizaciji studentata mislim da ekonomskog fakulteta, zbog poslednjih presuda donešenih u Hagu. Ok, slažem se da presude treba osuditi i da protiv njih treba protestovati, jer u njima nema pravde, ali me to nateralo da se zamislim nad različitim načinima za protest. […]