When Jake was a toddler, he was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome; a mental disorder on the Autism spectrum. Doctors thought he might never learn to read or even speak, but his IQ is thought to be higher than Einstein’s at 170. After his Master’s degree, Jake will go on to pursue a Ph.D. in quantum physics.
Jacob Barnett is an American mathematician and child prodigy. [not a programmer] At age nine, while playing with shapes, Jacob built a series of mathematical models that expanded Einstein’s field of relativity. A professor at Princeton reviewed his work and confirmed that it was groundbreaking and could someday result in a Nobel Prize. Jacob’s work aims to help improve the way light travels in technology.
Jacob Barnett is an American #mathematician and child #prodigy. At 8 years old, Jacob began sneaking into the back of college lectures at #IUPUI. After being diagnosed with autism since the age of two and placed in his school’s special ed. program, Jacob’s teachers and doctors were astonished to learn he was able to teach calculus to college students. Read more - http://wp.me/p1wLoy-9E6