16 Jan '15, 5pm

AMAZING STORY! From troubled teen to future robotics expert @FIRSTweets @ecnonline

AMAZING STORY! From troubled teen to future robotics expert @FIRSTweets @ecnonline

Wilhelm: For young people who are considering a career in engineering, I have a lot of advice. My first suggestion would be to experiment. For example, I always thought I would have a career in art. I built my entire life around it. But once I experienced art school and realized it's not what I wanted, I had nothing to fall back on. I was lost until I left my comfort zone and tried robotics. I sometimes think, if I never made that decision to try something new, I wouldn't have that direction in my life that I do now. My second suggestion would be not to get involved with drugs and alcohol. I partied a lot before I got into robotics, and it was fun at the time, but it's time that I'll never get back. All that time I spent drinking, doing drugs, and hanging out with the wrong sort of people was fun in the moment, but looking back now, it was a lot of time I could have used t...

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