ESP Biography

YURU NIU, MIT frosh wanting to go into math and linguistics

Major: Not available.

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: 2024

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Past Classes

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X14422: Intro to Puzzle Hunts in Spark 2021 (Mar. 13 - 27, 2021)
Puzzle hunts are a fun way to solve puzzles together with friends! The goal is to solve several puzzles that culminate in a final challenge, called a 'metapuzzle'. After a presentation teaching common solving strategies, you'll have the opportunity to work on a small puzzle hunt with others. You don't need any specialized puzzle-solving knowledge to participate.

L14204: International Phonetic Alphabet in Splash 2020 (Nov. 14 - 15, 2020)
Learn how to pronounce stuff and categorize the ways people pronounce stuff, and also read those strings of letters and other symbols that appear on wikipedia pages Also useful if you want to try making your own language at some point

X14205: Riichi Mahjong in Splash 2020 (Nov. 14 - 15, 2020)
Learn how to play Riichi Mahjong, which is like a combination of Rummy and Poker but with tiles instead of cards!

X14346: Intermediate Puzzle Logic in Splash 2020 (Nov. 14 - 15, 2020)
If you already know the rules of some logic puzzles, this class will teach some slightly more advanced techniques in those logic puzzles

P14362: Minecraft advancements in Splash 2020 (Nov. 14 - 15, 2020)
Here we learn how to get every advancement in Minecraft.

W14390: Minesweeper in Splash 2020 (Nov. 14 - 15, 2020)
Minesweeper is a logic/puzzle game played on a grid, where the goal is to clear out all of the safe squares without hitting a mine. Come here to learn how to play, learn a few new tricks, or just have a good time playing Minesweeper! Open to both new and experienced players. THIS IS A WALK-INS CLASS. You can join it any time you want on the day of Splash, no registration required!