ESP Biography

ARIEL WEXLER, MIT Sophomore studying EECS and Physics

Major: 6 or 8

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: Not available.

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Ariel Wexler is sophomore student at MIT interested in majoring in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) and/or Physics. He is also a Jazz trumpet player with 12 years of playing experience. And when he's not too busy with any work or music, he'll be at a pool table... hustling.


Past Classes

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C4217: Computer Architecture in One Sitting. in Splash! 2010 (Nov. 20 - 21, 2010)
I'm pretty sure everyone here uses computers on a daily basis. A computer could be in the form of a phone, or a laptop, or a remote control, or just about anything electronic nowadays... But you may be wondering what the heck is going on inside these microscopic devices? Well, that's why I'm here. I'm going to explain to you WHAT computation is, and HOW you can design a computer (from step one just about). Also, if I do my job right, you will walk out of the classroom thinking about everything you see in an amazingly new fashion!

C2862: An Explosion of Knowledge on Building Computers in Splash! 2009 (Nov. 21 - 22, 2009)
Have you ever wondered what goes in to making a computer? Well, I can answer that for you! This course is going to give a crash course in how to start with chemicals from the earth and build up to the complexity level of simple computers. If you are interested in circuit design, material science, mathematics, logical thinking, and computers, this course will satisfy all of your intellectual cravings. Come and check it out. I'll be sure to make it exciting.