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PRIDE: When to open your hand

Student Corner: Tips for your resume

1. I feel now there is no more need of objective until or unless your objective is tightly align with the organization's mission. 2. Degrees should be in chronicle order. Your potential employer is interested to see your latest degree first. Years of passing is also important factor for employer.  3. You need to find a more standard way to define your work experience. See some examples on internet. It is important to mention your designation and job responsibilities. 4. Do you really think CSS is a language? or even Photoshop? or C# is synonym of Visual Studio? or you need to mention C# and .Net as separate skills? Moral: Such things are always debatable and everyone has his or her version. Try to avoid such confusion in your resume (try to find resume of experience people) 5. Mention your FYP as separate heading and immediately after experience. 6. Only include very good and attractive course projects which you really want to let them know. don't mention ordinary course proj…

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Dijkstra's Three Golden Rules for Scientific Research

In one of his writing Sir Dijkstra defined three rules for successful scientific research. Being a research student for last few years I found these three rules are perfect to shape your research. First rule is for say NO to shortcuts; don't go for publication but to raise your standard. Second, go for something that enhance circle of knowledge! Third, there is no end of world; find and explore topics suite best for you. You can find original article at http://www.cs.utexas.edu/~EWD/ewd06xx/EWD637.PDF

Raise your standard!
"Raise your quality standards as high as you can live with, avoid wasting your time on routine problems, and always try to work as closely as possible at the boundary of your abilities. Do this, because it is the only way of discovering how that boundary should be moved forward."Prefer scientific soundness
"We all like our work to be socially relevant and scientifically sound. If we can find a topic satisfying both desires, we are lucky; if the two …

Effort But Where?

I received from a forward email:
A giant ship engine failed. The ship's owners tried one expert after another, but none of them could figure but how to fix the engine. Eventually they brought in an old man who had been fixing ships since he was young. He carried a large bag of tools with him, and when he arrived, he immediately went to work. He inspected the engine very carefully, top to bottom.

Two of the ship's owners were there, watching this man, hoping he would know what to do. After looking things over, the old man reached into his bag and pulled out a small hammer. He gently tapped something. Instantly, the engine lurched into life. He carefully put his hammer away. The engine was fixed!
A week later, the owners received a bill from the old man for ten thousand dollars.
"What?!" the owners exclaimed. "He hardly did anything!"
So they wrote the old man a note saying, "Please send us an itemized bill."

The man sent a bill that read:
Tapp…