ESP Biography

HANNAH GAZDUS, MIT first-year studying mechanical engineering

Major: Probably Course 2

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2023

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Past Classes

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X13323: Crafting Magic Systems in Splash 2019 (Nov. 23 - 24, 2019)
Have you ever created your own Harry Potter spells or theorized which element you'd master? Whether you're an aspiring writer or someone who enjoys debating whether Gandalf or Dumbledore would win in a fight, let's take it a step further and learn to develop magic systems from scratch! We'll examine magic in literature and media, discuss Sanderson's Laws of Magic, and create our own magic systems! And eat chocolate, of course. (Please refrain from firebending in class)

A13471: How to Paint Nebulae in Splash 2019 (Nov. 23 - 24, 2019)
If you, like me, have spent countless hours scrolling though the depths of the internet to find super cool space backgrounds, this class is for you! Or if you, like me, have always wanted to recreate these stunning images, you've come to the right place! We will show you how to paint some of your favorite nebulae or give you the tools to create your own! Whether you're an avid painter or have never held a paintbrush, you'll have a blast and a half in this class and come out with some amazing wall art!

C13487: Artificially Not-Very-Intelligent in Splash 2019 (Nov. 23 - 24, 2019)
Everybody's talking about AI, ML, Deep Learning, etc. these days. However, most AIs aren't really that smart. Let's learn about AI that try to name paint colors, describe pokemon, create D&D spells, imitate Shakespeare, and write code! Let's learn about robots which "commit suicide" by driving into fountains!