Ahmed Mohamed Fields Invites From President, Google & Facebook
Things looked grim for Ahmed Mohamed as he stood in his school handcuffed by police. He had made a clock, a clock a teacher had commended, and instead was headed to jail under suspicions of crafting a bomb. He remains suspended from his suburban Dallas high school and plans a transfer.
— Ruchi Kokcha (@ruchikokcha) September 16, 2015
In the meantime, he has plenty of offers to keep him busy:
First, there’s the President:
Cool clock, Ahmed. Want to bring it to the White House? We should inspire more kids like you to like science. It's what makes America great.
— President Obama (@POTUS) September 16, 2015
Then, there’s Zuck:
Ahmed is going to Space Camp USA, if he wants:
Creative minds are always welcome at Space Camp, and we appreciate donors who help them come. Someone has provided a scholarship for Ahmed.
— SpaceCampUSA (@SpaceCampUSA) September 16, 2015
Google wants to hang out with Ahmed and his clock this weekend:
Hey Ahmed- we're saving a seat for you at this weekend's Google Science Fair…want to come? Bring your clock! #IStandwithAhmed
— Google Science Fair (@googlescifair) September 16, 2015
Bruce Fenton, a Bitcoiner, put together a group to offer a scholarship:
A Dallas hackerspace is saving a seat for Ahmed:
— Tinker (@TinkerSec) September 16, 2015
That’s not all. MIT invited the young inventor to tour their campus live on MSNBC. We’re sure, by the time we click publish for this article, there will be more.
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