ESP Biography

AVERY NORTONSMITH, MIT S̶o̶p̶h̶o̶m̶o̶r̶e̶ J̶u̶n̶i̶o̶r̶ Senior!

Major: Course 6

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2019

Picture of Avery Nortonsmith

Brief Biographical Sketch:

Things I like:
A capella
Arguing about Philosophy
Neural Nets
Getting lost in Boston

Things I don't like:
Mandatory attendance
Under-seasoned food
403 errors

Past Classes

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X11685: AAAMA // Ask Avery and Megan Anything in Splash 2017 (Nov. 18 - 19, 2017)
Sometimes it's hard to get a sense about what a life and culture of a school is like w/o interacting with the students. So we have brought in two of MIT's most MIT-esque students (us) to provide you with that. 'We're two MIT student, come and ask us questions about our lives and our school.' - Avery 'Ask Avery and Megan Anything,well almost anything. Actually pretty much anything. We'll answer your questions about MIT, and well, anything.' - Megan

C11726: Do all the Algorithms! in Splash 2017 (Nov. 18 - 19, 2017)
A fast overview of the material covered in MIT's 6.006: Introduction to Algorithms. We will look at a wide variety of algorithms, and give examples of the problems that they can be used to solve. Potential topics covered include: Asymptotic notation Divide and Conquer algorithms Sorting Hash tables, stacks, queues, trees Dynamic Programming Graph algorithms

M10930: The math they don't teach you in AP Calc (or, intro to Discrete Math) in Splash 2016 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2016)
How many different ways can you give 20 pennies to 10 people? How many ways can you rearrange the letters in the word "MISSISSIPPI"? How can you prove that the square root of 2 is irrational? How can you prove that there is no largest prime number? Want to learn how to solve these problem and many others like them? Take this crash course in counting, proofs, and number theory to find out how!