I have a friend named Charles Guan ’11. He was my lab partner in 2.004 and I’ve worked with him on a variety of other projects. He’s always building something scary that does something awesome and it’s fun to see his final projects. Lately, I’ve been seeing some interesting status updates in his Facebook profile that led me to believe something big was going on. Updates like
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First kart road test, N52 to Pika. Epic win.
Total miles today: 5.65.
These amused me, but I never really looked into what they meant. . .
There are a variety of websites that I check every day. They are, in no particular order,
Today, while exploring Gizmodo, I came upon an article entitled MIT Students Build a Speedy Go-Kart Out of a Shopping Cart. Surely, no, it couldn’t be. I had seen Charles pushing around a Circuit City cart before I headed home for the summer, and his status updates had hinted . . .
Yep. It was Charles. Good old Charles.