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posted May 11, 2012, 10:34 AM by Teng-Yok Lee   [ updated Oct 18, 2012, 6:16 PM ]

Good articles from the Internet.

How to be a graduate student

Mihir Bellare, The Ph.D Experience (www).
Gordon B. Davis, Advising and Supervising Doctoral Students: Lessons I Have Learned (pdf).
Jason F., Give it five minutes (pdf).
Richard Hamming, You and Your Research (pdf from Gabriel Robins's page).
H. T. Kung, Useful Things to Know About Ph.D. Thesis Research (www).
David A. Patterson, How to Have a Bad Career in Research/Academia Keynote in OSDI '94 (slides).
Estelle M Phillips and Derek S Pugh, How to Get a PhD (Amazon).
Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Advice for a Young Investigator (Amazon).
Stephen C. Stearns, Some Modest Advice for Graduate Students (www).
Ivan Sutherland, Technology And Courage (www).
Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy (COSEPUP), A Student Planning Guide to Grad School and Beyond (www).
The Ph.D. Grind by Philip Guo (www).

How to be a terrible graduate student

Graeme Hirst, How to be a Terrible Graduate Student (www).

Paper Writing

Simon Peyton Jones, How to write a great research paper (slides).
Kenneth Roman and Joel Raphaelson, Writing That Works; How to Communicate Effectively In Business (Amazon)
7 Spelling and Grammar Errors that Make You Look Dumb (www).
How to Get Your SIGGRAPH Paper Rejected by Jim Kajiya (pdf).
Some Useful Advice on style by Philip Torr (WWW).

Paper Review

IEEE VGTC Ethics Guidelines (www).
Rick Parent, Reviewing Papers: General notes about the review process (www).

Be a Good Programer

Don't Call Yourself A Programmer, And Other Career Advice (www).
Peter Norvig,Teach Yourself Programming in Ten Years (www).
All Programmers Are Self-Taught (www).
Zach Hoffman, The Most Important Code Isn't Code (www).
Jonathan Danylko, 20/20: Top 20 Programming Lessons I've Learned in 20 Years (www).
Jeff Atwood, Coding Gorrow (www).

Just for Fun

What Should We Call Grad School (www).
PhD Comics (www).
John Perry, Structured Procrastination (www).

Other advice selections

Tao Xie and Yuan Xie, Advice Collection (www).