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Archive of posts tagged: Opinion
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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Please Disclose Security Vulnerabilities!

Please Disclose Security Vulnerabilities!

In a recent opinion post on security disclosures, Uht questions if the public disclosure of hardware security vulnerabilities has had any benefits, and suggests that it would be better not to disclose these vulnerabilities. As Uht points out, debate on security...

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