Self taught teen from Sierra Leone invited to MIT Media Lab; youngest ever

Youngest visiting practitioner at 16 years old runs a radio station he built himself

Sierre Leone's Kelvin-DoeAt 16 years of age, Kelvin Doe or DJ Focus is the youngest person ever to be invited to MIT Media Lab as a Visiting Practitioner. Even more remarkable is that Doe lives in Sierra Leone, an African nation on the path to recovery from civil war, and he’s already an accomplished, self-taught maker. Prior to his visit, he had never traveled more than 10 miles from his town.

Read full story at: http://blog.ponoko.com/2012/12/10/self-taught-teen-from-sierra-leone-invited-to-mit-media-lab/

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