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This article was published on May 7, 2012


    Remember the app developing 6th grader from #TEDx? See what he’s up to now

    Remember the app developing 6th grader from #TEDx? See what he’s up to now
    Courtney Boyd Myers
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    Courtney Boyd Myers

    Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups gr Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups grow internationally. Previously, she was the Features Editor and East Coast Editor of TNW covering New York City startups and digital innovation. She loves magnets + reading on a Kindle. You can follow her on Facebook, Twitter @CBM and .

    Last November, we posted an amazing TED Talk given by an app developing, entrepreneurial 6th grader named Thomas Suarez.

    Suarez, who’s not even old enough to have a Facebook account, has been fascinated by computers and technology since before kindergarten. He’s established his own company, CarrotCorp, has made two iOS apps that are currently in the App Store and is now a MakerBot operator!

    MakerBot, the company out of NYC led by geek and world-renowned tinkerer Bre Pettis recently released its latest 3D printer called “The MakerBot Replicator”. This morning, the folks at MakerBot sent us over this great video of Suarez playing around with the new printer at the startup’s NYC offices. Suarez’s spirit and smarts continue to inspire us…

    Check it out below.