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TIMOTHY WONG, Stanford Sophomore and Speedcubing Enthusiast




Major: CS

College/Employer: Stanford University

Year of Graduation: 2011

Picture of Timothy Wong

Brief Biographical Sketch:

Timm[ie] Wong, a.k.a. DDRKirby(ISQ), first learned to solve a Rubik's Cube when he was in elementary school but became serious about "speedcubing" in his freshman year of high school. He currently has an average solve time of under 20 seconds using the "Fridrich Method" for speedcubing and has over 100 different cubing algorithms memorized through muscle memory. Although he doesn't practice cubing seriously anymore, he still attends speedcubing competitions once in a while when he can.

Watch a video of Timm[ie] speedcubing here
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byVEpAUdZCs
or here:
http://www.new.facebook.com/home.php#/video/video.php?v=1008680931455&subj=1059120020

Some of Timm[ie]'s other interests inlclude:
-Speedrunning video games
-Beatmania IIDX / DDR / GH3
-Tetris: The Grand Master series (TGM2+)
-Glowsticking
-Producing Electronica/Trance
-Watching Anime

You can visit Timm[ie]'s website at:
http://www.freewebs.com/ddrkirbyisq/



Past Classes

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H158: Solving the Cube - An Introduction to Speedcubing in Splash! Fall 2008 (Oct. 18, 2008)
Ever wondered how those people in youtube videos are able to solve a Rubik’s Cube in less than a minute? Do you want to impress your friends with a fun skill that few have mastered? Think it would fun to freak out your parents who grew up in the 80’s? Come to this workshop and learn how to do all that. Although the instructor owns many cubes of his own, this is a BYOC class. As in, you have to Bring Your Own Cube. They are available in stores around the nation, as well as online at www.rubiks.com.