Geek of the Week: With an eye on AI, teen coder Zoe Sheill applies real intelligence to future goals

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Geek of the Week: With an eye on AI, teen coder Zoe Sheill applies real intelligence to future goals

Zoe Sheill hasn’t completed her senior year at Mercer Island High School. But she can’t wait for school to start next year.

That’s because the 17-year-old has been accepted by some of the leading universities in the country ‘MIT, Princeton, Yale, University of Washington CSE, Columbia and Duke, among others.

‘I have not yet decided where I’ll be attending,’ said GeekWire’s latest Geek of the Week. ‘In any case, I’m very excited for the upcoming fall.’

‘I’ve taken classes on machine learning, deep learning, web and mobile development, economics, and psychology, which has inspired me to create apps of my own and work on some cool projects,’ Sheill said. ‘Lately I’ve been taking a cool course on MIT OpenCourseWare called Computer Systems Security.’

Sheill is also busy winning awards, serving her community and putting in hours at Pioneer Square Labs in Seattle, where she spends a few hours every day after school coding’and helping build product as an AI/engineering intern at the startup studio.

  • Publisher: GeekWire
  • Date: 2018-04-13T19:01:32-07:00
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