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Computer Systems Research: The Joys, the Perils, and How to Count Beans Well

Computer Systems Research: The Joys, the Perils, and How to Count Beans Well

This post takes a personalized, and hence subjective, look at the joys of doing leading edge computer systems research and development. It then delves into some of the perils of this activity, including bean counting, aka bibliometic indices that are not always kind to the work in this field. I then give some high-level suggestions for how to skirt the perils and embrace the joys.

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