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Bruno B. F. Faviero—The Tech
Connie Liu

Julian Ceipek and Matthew Wismer from Olin College work out some bugs in their code.

Jeremy Cimafonte

Members from the audience joined MIT Media Lab student, Eric Ross Rosenbaum G, on stage to create a spontaneous rendition of Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean” by becoming human synthesizers using Makey Makey, a small circuit board that enables anything conductive to control your computer.

Bruno B. F. Faviero—The Tech
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Bruno B. F. Faviero—The Tech
Illustration by Dohyun Lee
Illustration by Dohyun Lee
Bruno B. F. Faviero—The Tech
Jeremy Cimafonte

“The Digital Canvas: Art Beyond Gallery Walls” Panelists discussed the future of art and technology, from inspiration to creation to sale. From right: Aditya Julka, co-founder of Paddle 8 (an online art auction house); Lindsay Moroney, VP of operations at ArtNet; Kelly Sherman, Artist; Sam Aquillano, co-founder and executive direct of Design Museum Boston; Jeff Lieberman, kinetic sculpture artist and host of Time Warp, Discovery Channel; and Evan Garza, co-founder of Fire Island Artist Residency and SMFA.

Helen Nie

Curtis L. Wu ’14 serves in Friday’s matchup against RPI. MIT took first in doubles and fifth in singles.

Rachel E. Aviles—The Tech

At the first Festival of Bad Ad Hoc Hypotheses, Emcee Ben Lillie uses a decibel meter to gauge the audience reaction to each presentation. Zach Wienersmith, the cartoonist of the popular web comic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, combines this reading with the judges scores to select the winner. Held in Kresge Auditorium, this event judged contestants’s ability to present their incorrect but well reasoned hypothesis about evolutionary theory.