DARPA NEST Program
Distributed Algorithms and Systems Homepage.
Jonathan Bowen's Formal Methods Resources.
Bibliographies on Distributed Computing, Networking and Telecommunications. This is a large, searchable collection that gives BibTeX entries..
Citeseer, the NECI Scientific Literature Digital Library.
Reflections from some of the leaders in computer science.
Medawar's book, Advice to a young scientist.
Hardy's book A mathematicians apology.
You prefer Cliff Notes? If you do a web search you'll find a variety of summaries and reviews.
Allen Newell's Reflections on my scientific life.
Edsger Dijkstra's To a new member of the Tuesday afternoon club.
Edsger Dijkstra's The three golden rules for successful scientific
How folks in in MIT's AI department do research:
Mark Leone of CMU has summarized lots of additional ideas and perspectives at