Today’s Spotlight features a photograph, taken by Allegra Boverman
, of senior Walter Menendez.
Programming has fascinated senior computer science and engineering major Walter Menendez since he was 10, and he first got his hands on the Mega Man franchise of video games. One game, in particular, features sentient avatars that could traverse a physical representation of the Internet, a virtual world in which “life is the same as technology,” Menendez recalls. Since that early exposure to augmented reality, it’s been a field he’s chased — and one that he finally got his hands on as an undergraduate at MIT.
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