Kartik Kapur

A bit about me

  • Planning to take my pineapple, Xavier Spikybody, on an adventure to uncover the ancient tombs of his fruit ancestors. Though the journey is perilous I am sure that we will find them and bask in their rejuvenating juices.
  • Love teaching Computer Science
  • Elevating Small Talk to Medium Talk 1 Step at a Time
  • Star Wars Enthusiast
  • Quite fond of Cereal and Ice Cream
  • Part time Hippopotamus Whisperer

About Me



Come on by to see my 61B resources. They include a textbook, divided into summaries, practice tests, quizzes, and conceptual understanding questions.


Here are the problems and the guides that I have created for my Fall 2017 students.

Advice for Students

A collection of advice that I would like to give students who are thinking about taking computer science.



Megafind is a webapp based platform for hosting live lecture sessions. The features provided by Megafind put students in a learning immersive environment that is tailored to the students' wants. Won First place overall and best Education hack in Calhacks

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Bearmax is a Facebook chatbot that helps provide a smart diagnosis users with minor ailments to prevents unnecessary trips to the doctor. Bearmax was built during CalHacks 3.0 and won 2 prizes.

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OutsideIn is a smart diary that analyzes your emotions in entries. After analyzing the data, OutsideIn presents easy to understand visualizations of emotional trends. This project was built at HackDavis 2017

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Assignment Solution Finder

Project looks through table of contents of a textbook and finds assigned problems. By web scraping it finds their solutions, and outputs a PDF containing: Reading,Questions & Solutions

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Data Structures and Algorithms

Currently in the Process of writing a 200+ page book for UC Berkeley's Data Structures Course. This textbook aims to help students strengthen their fundamentals through precise guides and tough problems.

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The Inner Workings of Snapchat Faceswap

Wrote a piece detailing how Snapchat faceswap technology works. The article was featured in Forbes, Huffington Post, and Apple News.

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