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Homemade Clock Lands 14-Year Old In Jail, Obama Invites To White House

Ahmed Mohamed, a 14-year-old boy from texas was arrested after the school authorities called the Police. As it turned out, he had brought to school a self-made digital clock which the school authorities thought was a bomb. The police took him in juvenile custody on charges of bringing 'Hoax Bomb'.

Later when the word got out, Twitter was stormed by tweets from many in Silicon Valley who supported him for his creativity and the irresponsible behaviour of school and police.

Homemade Clock Lands 14-Year Old In Jail, Obama Invites To White House

Homemade Clock Lands 14-Year Old In Jail, Obama Invites To White House

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Ahmed Mohamed, 14, made a clock.

Ahmed Mohamed, 14, made a clock.

Homemade and very simple in design, he made a digital clock and took it to school as submission for a project.

And he was arrested for it.

And he was arrested for it.

In the shocking turn, he was arrested and taken handcuffed from school by the police because he brought to school a 'Bomb'. He was charged for bringing a hoax bomb.

It wasn't all that he made.

It wasn't all that he made.

He had made himself a USB router with things at home out of scratch.

In protest came Marc Andreessen, a Silicon Valley venturer.

In protest came Marc Andreessen, a Silicon Valley venturer.

Co-founder of prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, made a remark of a joke on the system.

Google came inviting him with his clock.

Google came inviting him with his clock.

Aaron Levie, CEO, Box tried to have him all for himself.

Aaron Levie, CEO, Box tried to have him all for himself.

Carl Bass asked him to create something with Autodesk.

Carl Bass asked him to create something with Autodesk.

Even President Obama asked him to show his clock.

Even President Obama asked him to show his clock.

And Hillary Clinton sent her motivation.

And Hillary Clinton sent her motivation.

Speaks for himself!

Speaks for himself!

And strong as he is, Ahmed is going places.

And strong as he is, Ahmed is going places.

I also mean literally.

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