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I Build Bots!

When I was 4 years old, I met a robot called Titan at a vacation resort. It walked and talked and was so huge that its hands were the size of watermelons! From the minute I met him, I wanted to learn all I could about robots and how they work. My mom bought me a kit so I could build my own. I’ve been building bots ever since, and now I share my skills with other kids.

What started out as a hobby turned into a passion for teaching. Four years ago, when I was 8, I started my own company. It’s called iCodeRobots. I teach kids how to build a different robot each week. I have a staff that helps me. We also show kids how to write basic code. Those are the instructions that help their creations move and light up.

Some kids can’t afford my classes. So I’ve given free courses to 1,000 kids in London, England, where I live. Every single kid should have the chance to learn robotics.

Some people say robots are going to take over the world. I don’t think that’s going to happen! But I do believe robots are going to play a really big role in our everyday lives.

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Callum teaches a robotics class.

Looking Ahead

For me, robotics isn’t just about having fun. It’s going to help me make a difference in the world. When I’m older, I plan to use my tech skills to help people like my grandfather, who lost his arm in an accident. He’s inspired me to learn how to build bionic limbs for other people like him.

I get to teach other kids the skills they’ll need to get good jobs in the future. So they can change the world too.

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