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Windows 7: Arfa Karim: History Of The Youngest Microsoft Certified Professional

03 Feb 2012   #1
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Arfa Karim: History Of The Youngest Microsoft Certified Professional

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Arfa Karim Randhawa ‎, (02 February 1995 – 14 January 2012) was a Pakistani student and computer prodigy, who in 2004 at the age of nine years became Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), the youngest in the world until 2008. She was invited by “Bill Gates” to visit the Microsoft Headquarters in the USA. A Science Park in Lahore was named after her, the Arfa Software Technology Park.
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03 Feb 2012   #2
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

Am I allowed to feel jealous?

What an accomplishment! So sad that she died so young.
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03 Feb 2012   #3
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It's sad to lose such a young person.
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03 Feb 2012   #4
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

what a tragic story, such a loss of life just as it was beginning, and what a promising future she had .
serves as a reminder to make the most of your time
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04 Feb 2012   #5
arkhi

Windows 2000 5.0 Build 2195
 
 

Such deaths.. So early.. Especially for someone so talented.. I, for one, had family members die so young. One was 16 (allergy), 19 (murder), 6 (bone cancer), 12 (suicide). They're all second cousins, and all within the past 10 months.

So when I say that it is really sad for someone so gifted, someone who earned more than I probably could in my lifetime, die early, is a great loss for all of humanity and for the kids who would rather sink in to Justin Bieber's "music". May she rest in peace.
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04 Feb 2012   #6
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Death, like income tax, is one of the two certainties in life, but to lose one so young and so talented is such a shame.

As boohbah rightly points out, we should all make the most of each day as it comes.

Rest in Peace, Arfa.
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