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I want to build things that solve problems


December 19, 2014

I want to build things that solve problems

I'm a 23 year old father, and leaving the army. I grew up in the south learning the same things, Adam and Eve, a young earth, and a huge flood, etc. For about 4 years I've been self educating myself. Reading everything I can get my hands on, teaching myself about the universe and everything in it.

Inspired by great men like Carl Sagan and Bill Nye. My dream is to become an electrical engineer and help advance humanity. I want to make things that solve problems. I just don't know how to get to there. Even if I get back to school I don't know if I'll be able to grasp all the math anymore.


Jon: 01/08/2015 01:36 CST

I'm a 44 year old father of a 3 year old. I've been learning all my life. You can do the math, make it fun and you can do it. My math teacher told me I was terrible at math at school and I should try something else. I self-taught myself to program computers... Now I'm a technical director at a video games company... don't give up, keep on learning. Learn to concentrate with a razor focus... avoid distractions. Make your own little electronics projects, join local clubs or meet ups. above all.... have fun! If you are having fun your brain will learn it.... if you make it a chore... you won't learn.

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