"How to read a paper"

The classic, and required reading before you start reading research papers;"How to read a paper

https://web.stanford.edu/class/ee384m/Handouts/HowtoReadPaper.pdf

"An Overview of Statistical Learning Theory"

Why? - To figure out where all this AI stuff come from

Link -  https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/788640

"A Mathematical Theory of Communication"

Why? - An inspirational paper for the basis on which the internet works, also well written and very simple to understand.

Link - http://people.math.harvard.edu/~ctm/home/text/others/shannon/entropy/entropy.pdf

"A tutorial on hidden Markov models and selected applications in speech recognition"

Why? - Markov Chains nerd-sniped me in the same way state machines do, beautiful abstraction, and this is the bible.

Link -  https://web.ece.ucsb.edu/Faculty/Rabiner/ece259/Reprints/tutorial on hmm and applications.pdf

"Elm: Concurrent FRP for Functional GUIs"

Why? - iOS, React or Android developer? The future of your platform was written in 2012, and has been hiding in plain sight since then. Sublime paper.

Link -  https://elm-lang.org/assets/papers/concurrent-frp.pdf

"Reflections on trusting trust"

Why? - If you aren't afraid enough of computers and how intertwined they are with critical function in the real world, I challenge you to read this paper and have the same outlook after

Link -  https://www.cs.cmu.edu/~rdriley/487/papers/Thompson_1984_ReflectionsonTrustingTrust.pdf