When I enrolled in college at age 19, I had a total of eight years of formal classroom education. As a result, I was not comfortable with formal lectures and receiving regular homework assignments.
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Adversities such as being homeless and going to prison has made many people stronger.
Due to financial reasons, I dropped out of school after eight years of formal schooling.
The hardships that I encountered in the past will help me succeed in the future.
Because I am not formally trained in the medical sciences, I can bring in new...
The hardship of living in a refugee camp made me psychologically strong.
First, I identify an analogous problem in nature and borrow from it.
It is smarter to borrow from nature than to reinvent the wheels.
The 65,536 processors were inside the Connection Machine.
Nelson Mandela and Malcolm X came out of prison stronger.
I wanted to become a mathematician, physicist or astronomer.
During the week that I arrived in the United States, I saw an airport, used...
I dropped out of high school four times between the ages of 12 to 17.
Nigeria is a West African nation of over 100 million energetic people. It is endowed...
Eighty percent of Americans with HIV do not know they are infected.
I preferred to study those subjects that were of interest to me.
Briefly, to program it requires an absolute understanding of how all 65,536 processors are interconnected.
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...
The labs were happy that I was brave enough to attempt to program it and...
My focus is not on solving nature's deeper mysteries. It is on using nature's deeper...