Arvind Narayanan is a computer scientist and an associate professor at Princeton University. Narayanan is recognized for his research in the de-anonymization of data.
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There are many excellent books and guides on writing but my favorite is The Sense of Style The best thing about it is that the author takes his own advice, and it's a pleasure to read. – source
@conorgil My all-time favorite example of research communication is The Selfish Gene. Astonishingly effective at explaining deep research ideas/findings to a lay reader. A book with great advice: (It isn't specific to research but still super valuable.) – source
Part of Sterling’s extremely popular Milestones series, this illustrated exploration of computer science ranges from the ancient abacus to superintelligence and social media. With 250 illustrated landmark inventions, publications, and events—encompassing everything from ancient record-keeping devices to the latest computing technologies—this high...
The Computer Book is a gorgeous illustrated tour of 250 milestones in the history of computing. My favorite entries are the historical predecessors of things we take for granted today — both good and bad. – source
There's a great book about this. In every walk of life, we dramatically underestimate the role of randomness in how things turn out, and overestimate the effect of intentional actions. – source