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Third-grader tests software for chip maker

by Pat Coate | October 05, 2007
"I guess you could say I like to figure out how stuff works."
- Carson Page, technology prodigy

Georgetown, Texas, USA - A Silicon Valley chip maker is paying a Texas third-grader to test new software.

Carson Page of Georgetown, Texas, taught himself to run computer applications on his PC as a toddler, could install an operating system by the age of 4 and was programming circuits by the time he was 7, the Austin (Texas) American-Statesman said Thursday.

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