ESP Biography


Major: 6-7

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2022

Picture of Karthik Nair

Brief Biographical Sketch:

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Past Classes

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X14312: How to produce lo-fi hip hop in Splash 2020 (Nov. 14 - 15, 2020)
Ever listened to "lofi beats to study/relax to" and wondered how the tracks are made? In this class, we'll teach you the basics of producing music, and in particular, how to make a lo-fi hip hop track. You'll learn what gives lo-fi that slow, vibey element and how to create that in your own track. At the end of the session, you'll have your very own lo-fi track, and the foundation to explore music production further.

X13868: The Theory of Counterattacking: Strategies in Starcraft in Spark 2020 (Mar. 14 - 15, 2020)
Counterattacking is a concept that shows up in virtually any subject of interest: chess, karate, stock trading, sports, and our favorite, games. In this class, we will show you how to execute powerful counterattacks by analyzing the unrivaled king of fast paced strategy games, Starcraft II. First we'll show you how to play, and then we'll delve right into replays of the world's best players executing sharp counterattacks to demonstrate the beauty of this concept. By the end of the class, you'll be able to make higher level strategic calls that will devastate your opponent. Whether you're looking to become a better Starcraft player, improve your chess game, or challenge your problem-solving skills, this class is perfect for all backgrounds and skill levels.