My focus is not on solving nature's deeper mysteries. It is on using nature's deeper mysteries to solve important societal problems.
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Philip Emeagwali Quotes
When I enrolled in college at age 19, I had a total of eight years...
The hardships that I encountered in the past will help me succeed in the future.
One out of every 100 American men is HIV positive. The rate of infection has...
Because I believe that humans are computers, I conjectured that computers, like people, can have...
Due to financial reasons, I dropped out of school after eight years of formal schooling.
First, I identify an analogous problem in nature and borrow from it.
The hardship of living in a refugee camp made me psychologically strong.
Briefly, to program it requires an absolute understanding of how all 65,536 processors are interconnected.
I wanted to become a mathematician, physicist or astronomer.
Because I am not formally trained in the medical sciences, I can bring in new...
The 65,536 processors were inside the Connection Machine.
The greatest grand challenge for any scientist is discovering how to prevent the spread of...
The Connection Machine was the most powerful supercomputer in the world. It is a complex...
Eighty percent of Americans with HIV do not know they are infected.
The labs were happy that I was brave enough to attempt to program it and...
Our lives sometimes depends on computers performing as predicted.
Nigeria is a West African nation of over 100 million energetic people. It is endowed...
I dropped out of high school four times between the ages of 12 to 17.
Nelson Mandela and Malcolm X came out of prison stronger.
I preferred to study those subjects that were of interest to me.