Saturday, February 26, 2011

How to do research that has an impact, and still survive

Fascinating talk by Richard Hamming, of hamming code fame: You and Your Research. It's a very long and detailed discussion of how to build a scientific career in a way that will maximize the long-term impact of your work.

And here's an interesting counterpoint from the other end of a scientific career: how to survive grad school. Some Modest Advice for Graduate Students.

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