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What's New in Vortex

Andrew LeBeau | Wednesday, June 12, 2019
This week Dotmatics announced the availability of the latest version of Vortex, version 2019.4, which continues our focus on supporting biologics…

Artificial Intelligence and all that Analytics

Tom Oldfield | Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Introduction Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a term commonly used to define a huge range of techniques within the analytics field (or is that data…

First Half 2019 Conference Round Up

Andrew LeBeau | Tuesday, April 23, 2019
With the Bio-IT World Conference and Expo wrapping up last week, it signals the end, for Dotmatics at least, the conference scene in the first half…

Stranger and Stranger Said Alice; Big Data and Big Calculations

Tom Oldfield | Monday, January 14, 2019
“My calculation in Vortex sometimes runs and sometimes fails with a memory error?” I was recently asked this question - why a calculation sometimes…

4K and Beyond - Hardware and Monitors

Tom Oldfield | Thursday, December 20, 2018
There is a drive to higher and higher resolution computing (and audio-visual equipment) and 4K laptops are rapidly replacing hi-res laptops; this…

Principles of Computing – Big Data Challenges

Tom Oldfield | Wednesday, December 5, 2018
It was previously discussed in blog articles that Vortex has Zero-order graphics whose measurable performance was approaching zero order as a…

Hypothesis Based vs. Discovery Driven Analytics

Tom Oldfield | Tuesday, November 20, 2018
There is often much confusion between hypothesis and discovery driven problem-solving methods.  The whole of science is built on the idea that we…

What is computer programming?

Tom Oldfield | Monday, November 5, 2018
There was an interesting analogy that compared the art of computer programming with carpentry which highlights the problem many people make when…

Nobel Prizes Recognize Discoveries Central to Biologics Drug Discovery

Andrew LeBeau | Monday, October 15, 2018
It’s Nobel Prize season and it’s notable that two of the prizes awarded have direct ties to biologics drug discovery. On October 1st, the 2018 Nobel…

Vortex Development Cycles

Tom Oldfield | Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Vortex is the desktop/web-start software for high performance graphical analysis that is designed for the chemical and life-science community.  It…

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