Profile Lucas Sta Maria

I'm a third-year Computer Science and Mathematics student at Northeastern University interested in programming languages and developer tooling.

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I participated in OpenHacks 2020, a virtual MLH hackathon with Leo Lee, Edward Wibowo, and Vir Chaudhury. The culmination of this 24 hour hackathon was a web extension (paired with various backend services) that helps battle against extreme ideological rifts between groups of people. We earned an honorable mention after the hackathon.

We coined our extension Viewfinder, and listed the following features:

With the above features, people using our extension would theoretically have a lower tendency of joining echo chambers.