The Connection Machines owned by the United States government laboratories were made available to me because they were considered impossible to program and there was no great demand for them at that time.
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Briefly, to program it requires an absolute understanding of how all 65,536 processors are interconnected.
During the week that I arrived in the United States, I saw an airport, used...
Because I am not formally trained in the medical sciences, I can bring in new...
I wanted to become a mathematician, physicist or astronomer.
When I enrolled in college at age 19, I had a total of eight years...
Nelson Mandela and Malcolm X came out of prison stronger.
The Connection Machine was the most powerful supercomputer in the world. It is a complex...
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.
Because I believe that humans are computers, I conjectured that computers, like people, can have...
The labs were happy that I was brave enough to attempt to program it and...
The hardship of living in a refugee camp made me psychologically strong.
Our lives sometimes depends on computers performing as predicted.
Due to financial reasons, I dropped out of school after eight years of formal schooling.
My focus is not on solving nature's deeper mysteries. It is on using nature's deeper...
I dropped out of high school four times between the ages of 12 to 17.
The greatest grand challenge for any scientist is discovering how to prevent the spread of...
I preferred to study those subjects that were of interest to me.
Eighty percent of Americans with HIV do not know they are infected.
It is smarter to borrow from nature than to reinvent the wheels.