A visionary intellectual leader in AI, Timnit Gebru, gave a talk at the University of Chicago that is a much-watch for any computer scientist.


What makes a good Ph.D. dissertation? How do you find a topic? When should you propose?


There’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing.


I visited Chicago Public Schools as part of CS Ed Week to talk about our research on Internet censorship, the urban digital divide, and ethics in computer science.

CS Ed Week, Virtual Edition for Lincoln Park High School.
  • Infranet (2002), the first system to use a covert channel to circumvent…


  • The privacy risks associated with DNS, including the fact that DNS can be used to infer Web browsing behavior and even human activities in a smart home.
  • The recent and ongoing trends towards the encryption and centralization of DNS, in particular the increasing deployment of encrypted DNS in browsers, including Mozilla’s Firefox browser.
  • Our ongoing efforts to reduce the privacy risks of DNS, including the deployment of…



Is there any approach the companies can take that will satisfy both sides?


Thinking of applying for a Ph.D. in Computer Science? Here’s how to figure out where to apply, find potential advisors, and put together a strong application.


Everything you wanted to know about types of proposals, where to find funding opportunities, and what goes into a proposal—but were afraid to ask.

Nick Feamster

Neubauer Professor of Computer Science, University of Chicago. The Internet, research, running, & life. https://people.cs.uchicago.edu/~feamster/

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