Quick Hits: My Move to Georgetown, Live Interview, and Experiments with Forced BatchingJune 1st, 2011 · 20 comments
Excuse this brief diversion from my normal post schedule: I want to clear out some administrative notes that have been piling up…
Note #1: I’m Moving to Georgetown
My long-stated goal of becoming a “genial advice-spewing professor” is finally coming to fruition: this fall I’m starting as an assistant professor of computer science at Georgetown University.
Two points related to this move:
- Study Hacks will Continue. My role as a professor should provide interesting new insights for my student-centric posts, and having a “real job” for the first time in my life should provide needed nuance to my career-centric posts.
- Come Work With Me. If you’re a rising senior or a masters student studying computer science, and you have an interest in applying distributed algorithm theory to exciting new problems, and you’re thinking about pursuing a doctorate: drop me a note. I’ll be recruiting my first PhD students soon. Maybe it could be you?
Note #2: I’m Doing a Live Online Interview and Q & A Session Thursday Night at 8PM EDT
Note #3: My Article for The 99%
My latest article for The 99 Percent online magazine is live. It talks about my experiments with batching. The moral: batching is a lot harder than people assume…