ESP Biography

SAM DUKHOVNI, Crypto-anarchist and all-round scofflaw

Major: 6-3

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2018

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Past Classes

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X11721: Interactive Narrative in Splash 2017 (Nov. 18 - 19, 2017)
Learn about and play through cool text-based interactive games! Wander through a maze of twisty passages all alike, find your lost pig, and don't be late for work!

X11388: Introduction to Interactive Fiction in Spark 2017 (Mar. 11 - 12, 2017)
Back in the old days, before computers had graphics, text adventures were the state of the art in gaming. Technology has advanced a lot since then, but people are still writing and playing interactive fiction. Come learn how to play IF games and experience the magic of this timeless medium!

C10719: How to Get Dates with Cryptography in Splash 2016 (Nov. 19 - 20, 2016)
Alice has a crush on Bob, but she doesn't know how he feels about her, and she's scared of embarrassing herself. What should she do? In this class, we'll talk about RSA cryptography, and how we can use it to save Alice's love life! We'll also see how we can solve complicated communication problems without handing our personal lives to Google, Facebook, and the NSA.

C9735: How to be Artificially Intelligent in Splash 2015 (Nov. 21 - 22, 2015)
How did a computer beat a grandmaster at chess? How does a robot explain to you that Macbeth is a play about revenge, even if the word isn't mentioned to it? Learn about classic artificial intelligence algorithms and understand more about your own ways of thinking.