Because I am not formally trained in the medical sciences, I can bring in new ideas to AIDS research and the cross-fertilization of ideas from different fields could be a valuable contribution to finding the cure for AIDS.
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Philip Emeagwali Quotes
First, I identify an analogous problem in nature and borrow from it.
The Connection Machine was the most powerful supercomputer in the world. It is a complex...
Nelson Mandela and Malcolm X came out of prison stronger.
Adversities such as being homeless and going to prison has made many people stronger.
The 65,536 processors were inside the Connection Machine.
Because I believe that humans are computers, I conjectured that computers, like people, can have...
The Connection Machines owned by the United States government laboratories were made available to me...
Due to financial reasons, I dropped out of school after eight years of formal schooling.
I wanted to become a mathematician, physicist or astronomer.
My focus is not on solving nature's deeper mysteries. It is on using nature's deeper...
The hardships that I encountered in the past will help me succeed in the future.
The hardship of living in a refugee camp made me psychologically strong.
During the week that I arrived in the United States, I saw an airport, used...
The labs were happy that I was brave enough to attempt to program it and...
When I enrolled in college at age 19, I had a total of eight years...
Briefly, to program it requires an absolute understanding of how all 65,536 processors are interconnected.
I have expertise in five different fields which helps me to easily understand the analogy...
Eighty percent of Americans with HIV do not know they are infected.
I preferred to study those subjects that were of interest to me.
It is smarter to borrow from nature than to reinvent the wheels.