ESP Biography



JOHN PIOTTI, MIT senior studying mechE and computer science




Major: 2

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2019

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Past Classes

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How to Hack Minesweeper in Splash 2018 (Nov. 17 - 18, 2018)
Ever wanted to see your name at the top of the leader-boards of minesweeperonline.com? This class will teach you how a few lines of code can have astonishing results. In class, we will create a javascript bot from scratch which solves an online minesweeper game in under a second. In the process of making our bot, we'll learn how javascript and HTML make websites work, and of the inherent vulnerabilities that come with web development. Some say hacking is cheating, but true hackers know it's a beautiful demonstration of skill and cleverness. And always remember: with great power comes great responsibility.