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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Because I believe that humans are computers, I conjectured that computers, like people, can have...
When I enrolled in college at age 19, I had a total of eight years...
During the week that I arrived in the United States, I saw an airport, used...
Nigeria is a West African nation of over 100 million energetic people. It is endowed...
Due to financial reasons, I dropped out of school after eight years of formal schooling.
I wanted to become a mathematician, physicist or astronomer.
I preferred to study those subjects that were of interest to me.
I dropped out of high school four times between the ages of 12 to 17.
First, I identify an analogous problem in nature and borrow from it.
Adversities such as being homeless and going to prison has made many people stronger.
It is smarter to borrow from nature than to reinvent the wheels.
Our lives sometimes depends on computers performing as predicted.
The Connection Machines owned by the United States government laboratories were made available to me...
Eighty percent of Americans with HIV do not know they are infected.
One out of every 100 American men is HIV positive. The rate of infection has...
The 65,536 processors were inside the Connection Machine.
My focus is not on solving nature's deeper mysteries. It is on using nature's deeper...
Briefly, to program it requires an absolute understanding of how all 65,536 processors are interconnected.
The labs were happy that I was brave enough to attempt to program it and...
I have expertise in five different fields which helps me to easily understand the analogy...