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Like Ahmed Mohamed, Steve Wozniak Was Also Arrested for Building Something Cool in High School

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By Emily Jane Fox (original source Vanity Fair) 

“There was no shortage of support for the 14-year-old Texas boy arrested for bringing a homemade clock, which his teachers mistook for a bomb, to school.

On Wednesday, President Obama asked Ahmed Mohamed in a tweet if he wanted to bring the clock to the White House. He also scored an invite to Facebook from Mark Zuckerberg himself, who posted, “Having the skill and ambition to build something cool should lead to applause, not arrest. The future belongs to people like Ahmed.” Even Twitter offered him an internship, and promptly verified his Twitter account.”

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