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The labs were happy that I was brave enough to attempt to program it and the $5 million computer was left entirely to my use.…
During the week that I arrived in the United States, I saw an airport, used a telephone, used a library, talked with a scientist, and…
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…
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…
The 65,536 processors were inside the Connection Machine.
The Connection Machine was the most powerful supercomputer in the world. It is a complex supercomputer and it will take forever to completely describe how…
My focus is not on solving nature’s deeper mysteries. It is on using nature’s deeper mysteries to solve important societal problems.
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.
Due to financial reasons, I dropped out of school after eight years of formal schooling.
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.
Nelson Mandela and Malcolm X came out of prison stronger.
I have expertise in five different fields which helps me to easily understand the analogy between my scientific problems and those occurring in nature.
Adversities such as being homeless and going to prison has made many people stronger.
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…
The hardship of living in a refugee camp made me psychologically strong.
Our lives sometimes depend on computers performing as predicted.
It is smarter to borrow from nature than to reinvent the wheels.
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