is an Entrepreneur, 2D and 3D digital artist, accidental citizen journalist, blogger & experimental fiction writer,amateur robotics enthusiast and robotics education advocate and all-out digital adventurer… among other things. Solomon King Connect with Solomon : Facebook | Twitter Intro Discussion(Off The Record): King @solomonking @zyee1qn @Zyeeldyaz Standing by. David Musoke @mdavidz2000 @solomonking off the record…naruto vs ichogo?..my money is on ichigo @zyee1qn #1qn King @solomonking @mdavidz2000 I’m an Ichigo guy all the way. And even then, I’d put my money more on Kenpachi (if he can achieve bankai) @zyee1qn THE REAL INTERVIEW: one question @zyee1qn @solomonking nice , so who is Solomon king? #1qn King @solomonking @zyee1qn Rogue. King. Geek. Artist. Entreprenuer. Digital Artist. Wannabe Writer and Amateur Roboticist. #1qn one question @zyee1qn @solomonking hahaaa…okay ,”wannabe writer”,so what inspired you to come up with the name Assylum? #1qn King @solomonking @zyee1qn Asylum. Single “S”. Complex qn. This post outlines the rationale behind the choice of name. rogueking.com/life/the-asylu… #1qn s-kam zac @s_kamzac @solomonking ooops, my bad… #1qn HISTORY OF FUNDIBOTS AND THE ROBOTICS PROFESSION: King @solomonking @Lyk_ANavalanche I started making machines at an early age, &combined with childhood cartoons, the obsession grew. @zyee1qn #1qn King @solomonking @Lyk_ANavalanche Eventually, I needed to make those machines intelligent, so the foray into robotics [email protected] #1qn King @solomonking @Lyk_ANavalanche This gives a better insight into the robotics story fundibots.com/blog/104/the-s…@zyee1qn #1qn Mwesigwa Daniel @Lyk_ANavalanche @solomonking wat makes you special and wat have you achieved? #twoQnsInOne #1qn cc. @zyee1qn @Lyk_ANavalanche Nothing makes me special. I just know how to Google really well, I guess @zyee1qn #1qn King @solomonking @Lyk_ANavalanche Also, I don’t feel I have achieved much… still hustling each day. Ask me again in 25 years @zyee1qn #1qn one question @zyee1qn @solomonking Thats cool,am also proud to say that am part of the “Googler Academy”.. #1qn Mwesigwa Daniel @Lyk_ANavalanche 2m @solomonking Kudos for the robotics story,why don’t you try out the [email protected] project for help #1qn@zyee1qn King @solomonking 1m @Lyk_ANavalanche We’re actually trying to get a collaboration [email protected] and Makerere. We’ll update when it succeeds. @zyee1qn #1qn King @solomonking 18s @zyee1qn I’m using @FundiBots to work with high school students and setup robotics clubs in the schools. details here fundibots.com/what-we-do/ SOURCE OF INSPIRATION s-kam zac @s_kamzac @solomonking so any where in your past,did the cartoon transformers inspire you? @zyee1qn #1qn King @solomonking @s_kamzac Oh yeah! I’m still a silly cartoon loving child inside. Dream of building a real transforming robot someday. @zyee1qn #1qn s-kam zac @s_kamzac @solomonking Now thats what am talking about…Passion.so wat drives you? #1qn King @solomonking @s_kamzac What drives me? A perpetual quest for excellence (be better than you were yesterday) and an unrelenting quest for knowledge. #1qn THE 2D AND 3D PROFESSIONAL SIDE OF SOLOMON. Mwesigwa Daniel @Lyk_ANavalanche @solomonking your avi is a manga,tell me abt ur xperience with 2D n 3D #1qn@zyee1qn King @solomonking @Lyk_ANavalanche I started 2D & 3D animation in 2003. Playing around with Flash and Maya. Really exciting [email protected] #1qn King @solomonking @Lyk_ANavalanche Avi is actually is Prince of Persia: Two thrones, an awesome video game. But 2D & 3D coming up @zyee1qn #1qn King @solomonking @Lyk_ANavalanche I know do it as a business through my other company, Elemental Edge @elementaledge@zyee1qn #1qn
SOLOMON’S FREE TIME: one question @zyee1qn @solomonking speaking of playing,what do u in your freetime? @zyee1qn #1qn King @solomonking @zyee1qn “Free time” is a bit of a myth in my world, sadly. But when I can: I read, play games, watch stuff, and just started biking. #1qn one question @zyee1qn @solomonking so your 80% a work-o-hollic? @zyee1qn #1qn King @solomonking @s_kamzac 150% workaholic, if that’s possible. I REALLY love my work. #1qn UGANDA’S ICT FUTURE: Mwesigwa Daniel @Lyk_ANavalanche @solomonking why has uganda failed to attract venture capitalists for most #ICT4Dprojects yet kenya [email protected] #1qn King @solomonking @Lyk_ANavalanche Kenya is a much bigger economy than ours, their IT growth is a a couple of years ahead of ours. BUT [cont ] @zyee1qn #1qn King @solomonking @Lyk_ANavalanche [cont] But we’re seeing huge growth in the venture capital space in UG. Lots of money coming in for #ICT4D @zyee1qn #1qn s-kam zac @s_kamzac @solomonking @Lyk_ANavalanche Additional to that there is no way the VCs will come to invest if they dont knw wat we have [cont]. #1qn s-kam zac @s_kamzac @solomonking @Lyk_ANavalanche [Cont] so the more awareness we giv of what we can do they will show interest. #1qn King @solomonking @s_kamzac Exactly, which is why there is an explosion of hackathons and labs and expos to showcase what UG is doing. @Lyk_ANavalanche #1qn King @solomonking @zyee1qn So we’re on the right path, we just need to accelerate funding and ideas and take those ideas to [email protected]_ANavalanche #1qn Mwesigwa Daniel @Lyk_ANavalanche @solomonking yes,the incubators r budding,bt i have to speculate tht its a panic button pressed to reciprocate wat ke. z doing @zyee1qn #1qn King @solomonking @Lyk_ANavalanche I disagree. I think it’s the natural progression of tech growth in any country. It’s happening all over the world. #ICT4D @zyee1qn #1qn ABOUT SOLOMON’S WRITING: @ solomonking # wat do u write abt?its quite intriguing newQn # 1qn @ zyee1qn King @ solomonking @ I have 2 blogs. Lyk_ANavalanche http://rogueking.com where I write normal stuff & http://jeremiahkenzi.com where I write fiction @ zyee1qn # 1qn
LIFE OUTSIDE WORK: one question @zyee1qn @solomonking your 150% workohollic,Doesnt “any 1 special in yo life complain”? @zyee1qn #1qn King @solomonking @zyee1qn Haha. I can neither confirm nor [email protected]_ANavalanche #1qn MUSIC SOLOMON LOVES: one question @zyee1qn @solomonking Slow music Vs Techno? #1qn(Off the record) King @solomonking @zyee1qn Both. They have their moments. Music is too eloquent to limit to genres. But right now, less techno, more house David Guetta #1qn Mwesigwa Daniel @Lyk_ANavalanche @solomonking calvin harris V david guetta @zyee1qn #1qn King @solomonking @Lyk_ANavalanche Guetta hands down for me. His “Nothing but the Beat” album is at the top of my list this year @zyee1qn #1qn FINAL REMARKS: King @ solomonking @ Get papers, but your education does not start or end in school. It’s in the real world. Go out there and learn. Lyk_ANavalanche # 1qn THE LATE COMERS: Beyz Gilbert Kyama™@Kyama_Chama @solomonking @Lyk_ANavalanche @s_kamzac Gosh am late @zyee1qn #1qn Participants: , David Musoke @mdavidz2000 Mwesigwa Daniel @Lyk_ANavalanche, , s-kam zac@s_kamzac one question @zyee1qn We would love to here from you,send us an email via , [email protected] request for an interview ( ) or [email protected] advertise with us( , [email protected] ) [email protected] Connect with us : Facebook | Twitter Disclaimer: The Views Reflected above are independent and are NOT of The One Question Network or its Management.