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Tips for a New Computer Architecture PhD Student

Tips for a New Computer Architecture PhD Student

I have been fortunate enough to have many helpful senior students and two wonderful advisors to learn from throughout my PhD. Now as a senior PhD student myself, I have identified some lessons that proved most valuable as well as common mistakes made by younger...

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The Role of Luck in Academic Careers

The Role of Luck in Academic Careers

Modern academic culture is founded on perpetual evaluation and relentless ranking of researchers and their results.  Obtaining competitive research funds and publishing in top-tier venues are prerequisites to a successful career. Unfortunately, as was shown by several...

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