Jennifer Rexford: On the exciting, exponentially enriching delights of a computational life

Jen Rexford, Class of 1991 and chair of Princeton’s computer science department, has seen it all. From tinkering with the first consumer PCs in 1984 to saving the internet as we know it, Jen has been at the forefront of her field during an epoch of extraordinary advancement … and there’s much more to come. She talks about the urgent need to scale up computer science programs around the country, the feeding frenzy for top computational talent, and partnering with Google. She reflects on the delights of university work as well.