Spring 2024

Splash Biography

AILSA SUN, UC Berkeley First Year - Data Science

Major: Data Science Major

College/Employer: UC Berkeley

Year of Graduation: 2027

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Hi! My name is Ailsa Sun, and I am a student at Cal. I learned how to solve a Rubix Cube this semester, so I'm excited to embark on this journey with you. A fun fact about me is that my favorite animal is a Capybara, and I like 2000's pop.

Past Classes

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X1179: YOU can solve a Rubik's Cube! in Splash Fall 2023 (Nov. 18, 2023)
Have you ever tried to solve a Rubik’s cube and failed miserably? Well so have we! Rubik’s cubes are hard to solve, and in this course, we will talk about just how hard it is. We’ll feature some probability theory and math, and then explain what’s going on with the higher-order Rubik’s cubes, such as the 4x4, 5x5, etc. Somehow, people can still solve Rubik’s cubes! We’ll explain how people do it, and why people do it. Come join us for an enlightening experience!