Microsoft Research Internships

Microsoft Research Internships

One of the best things about working at MSR is the internship program. For a sense of what an MSR internship is like, I recommend this essay by Philip Guo. In this post, I want to personally reflect on the MSR internship program and provide some context about how things have worked for me in … Continue reading

How Not to Learn Cryptography

How Not to Learn Cryptography

People often ask me how to get started in cryptography. What’s interesting is that most of the time they also want to know how I personally got started. This is interesting to me because it suggests that people are looking for more than a list of books or papers to read or set of exercises … Continue reading

Microsoft Research SVC and Applied Theory

Microsoft Research SVC and Applied Theory

Most people have heard by now about the closing of the Microsoft Research Silicon Valley Campus (SVC) Lab. It definitely came as a shock to everyone (including other MSR researchers) and many people have commented online about what the lab meant to them and about all the great research that came out of it. There … Continue reading