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Self-Taught Teenage Engineer Impresses MIT Faculty

Posted: Nov. 20th, 2012  |  By DailyLuxe News

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Are you smarter than a 15 year old? It is unlikely if you are talking about 15-year old, Kelvin Doe of Sierra Leone in West Africa. The talented prodigy is the youngest person ever to be invited by MIT to attend its Visiting Practitioner’s Program.

The 15-year-old is a self-taught engineer, who has never taken an engineering or electronics class. Combining scrap metal, baking soda and acid, he created a battery to power his family’s home. He also broadcasts news and music as DJ Focus on the radio, using an RF transmitter he created.

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