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Westview High School graduate publishes second computer science book before heading to Stanford

Westview High School graduate publishes second computer science book before heading to Stanford

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – A Westview Large Faculty graduate is heading off to school with two revealed publications less than his belt. 

Aditya Sood’s most recent e book, “Trailblazing into Facts Networking: For Newcomers!” was revealed July 18. 

In his “For Newbies” sequence, Sood aims to discover simple means to clarify elaborate topics and in the method, he typically learns a lot more about them himself. 

“I truly try to remember an old adage it suggests, ‘Teaching any individual is the most effective way to study something.’ I by now experienced great backgrounds in these fields, but when I wrote this reserve, it essentially showed me some of my very own, most likely holes in my have knowledge,” he said. 

Westview High School graduate publishes second computer science book before heading to Stanford
Photo displays the include of “Trailblazing into Knowledge Networking: For Newcomers!” The ebook by Aditya Sood was posted on July 18, 2022. Photo courtesy Aditya Sood

The planet of computer science can be daunting, Sood said, but his “For Newbies” textbooks help simplify complicated ideas. His 1st reserve, “Trailblazing into Cryptography: For Newcomers!” which was posted Dec. 30, 2020, does this applying illustrations and beneficial analogies. 

Cryptography includes some rigorous arithmetic, but Sood still left these out, opting instead to concentrate on serving to people today comprehend the ideas. 

His hottest guide on facts networking does the identical. 

“Data networking is also certainly a really difficult subject to grasp just mainly because there is so lots of levels and protocols that just make every thing a small little bit too much to handle,” he reported. 

Details networking is a pretty wide subject matter. It covers almost everything from movie calls to Instagram to electronic mail use to world wide web browser searches. Sood explained the pandemic inspired him to dive further into the topic. 

“During the pandemic, every little thing was on Zoom, all the things was on the net, and a large amount of men and women were being basically just questioning, ‘How are these corporations ready to make every little thing electronic so seamlessly? What is occurring on the back conclusion?’” Sood said. 

He wanted to support answer those people thoughts. 

Sood mentioned a ton of his former research into cryptography could be used to facts networking, but he also took a course on the issue at Portland Local community Faculty and carried out his individual investigate job on the topic, with the aid of his mentors at Intel and Google. 

Numerous of his mentors praised his most recent guide, such as Nancy Cam-Winget, a Cisco fellow in networking. 

“This is a pretty straightforward read to recognize the fundamentals of how the Net will work and how to shield by yourself from attackers,” Cam-Winget wrote. 

Sood strategies to proceed the “For Newbies” series and is contemplating branching out from laptop science and concentrating on genetics in his following reserve. In 2021, he took component in a investigate internship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technological innovation (MIT) the place he analyzed genetics. He’s also done very similar research with Oregon Wellness & Science College in recent several years.

While genetics is the subject he’s leaning toward now, he said there are a large amount of opportunities. 

“I guess we’ll just sort of see,” he said. 

In September, Sood is heading to Stanford where he plans to analyze laptop science. He’s also fascinated in studying biology, genetics and economics and how computer science is currently being utilized in these fields. 

Even though Sood might be going absent from the Portland metro area, he hopes his textbooks will continue to be utilized by regional colleges. 

By now, Portland Group College is working with his cryptography as a supplementary text and the knowledge science trainer at Westview Superior Faculty has included a little piece of the reserve to her class curriculum. He donated quite a few copies to the Beaverton Faculty District. 

“My overall concept driving the ‘For Newbies’ series is to type of make the information… obtainable to everyone,” Sood said. 

He’s presently reached out to professors and educators in the area to inform them of the launch of his next book. 

“Trailblazing into Cryptography: For Rookies!” is accessible to acquire on Amazon.