"Eddie, who is in his late 30s, says he missed his
childhood calling to be an astronaut. "Maybe one day I'll get a
sub-orbital flight," he joked during an interview with iTWire.
"While in high school, he developed a love for drafting and, as
a result, wanted to continue with this at the tertiary level;
hence, he decided it would be better to complete a degree rather
than a diploma. That led him into civil engineering.
"He had an early start as far as coding goes. "I started coding
on the Apple 2 in 1990 (about my year 9 in high school)," he
""The engineering degree covered learning UNIX, Fortran and C
and my final year thesis was writing a basic solid's modeller to
integrate with finite element analysis packages. When I wasn't
writing basic C programs to help with engineering calculations I
was pushing Lotus and Excel spreadsheets to their limits.""