CSAIL Spotlight: CSAIL Olympics

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The CSAIL Olympics are a lab tradition that originated with the AI lab. Each year during January IAP lab members cross research boundaries and form teams to compete in events involving the body, the mind, and the spirit. Last year's Olympic events featured variety of challenges including a bake-off, trivial pursuit, and a super ball drop.

Events from the last 10 years have been imortalized in web pages. Reminisce and enjoy, but please note that some of the older olympics contain outdated or broken links.

Olympics 2006: Third Time's the Charm
Featuring Teams: The Godfather, Back to the Future, Indiana Jones, and Star Wars

Olympics 2005: Stataworld
Featuring Teams: CWorld, Six Compiler Flags over Cambridge, Universal Turing Studios, and Legoland

Olympics 2004: Life Is A Sitcom
Featuring Teams: Lucy & Ricardo, The Flintstones, The Brady Bunch and The Simpsons.

Olympics 2003: Cast Your Spell
Featuring Teams: Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff, and Ravenclaw.

Olympics 2002: Big Brother is Watching
Featuring Teams: Peace, Love, Truth, and Plenty.

Olympics 2001 :Iron Chef Challenge
Featuring Teams: Iron Chef Chinese, Iron Chef Japanese, Iron Chef French, and Iron Chef Italian.

Olympics 2000: Attack of the Reform Party
Featuring Teams: The Loose Cannons, The Donalds, The Bodies, and The Giant Sucking Sounds.

Olympics '99: AI: The Graphic Novel
Featuring Teams: The Supers, The Spiders, The Wonders and The Incredible Hulks.

Olympics '98: Fast, Cheap, and Out of Control
Featuring Teams: Crazed Roboticists, Lion Tamers, Topiary Gardeners, and Naked Mole Rats.

Olympics '97: A Legacy of Plunder and Conquest
Featuring Teams: Gangsters, Vikings, Barbarians, and Crusaders.

Olympics '96: Nerds and Greeks
Featuring Teams: Athens, Sparta, Macedonia, and Corinth.

Olympics '95: "Mired" in prodct placements
Featuring Teams: Thinko Bass-o-matics, Chocolate Frosted Sugar Bombs, Panda Thums, and Morton's Tasty PASTE.