Hyderabad Boy Becomes World's Fastest Human Calculator, Beats Shakuntala Devi
Neelakanta Bhanu Prakash (20) has become the fastest human calculator in the world. He won gold for India in the Mental Calculation World Championship at Mind Sports Olympiad (MSO) held in London on August 15, 2020. Bhanu Prakash stated that he had to perform a few more calculations for the judges to confirm his accuracy. Reportedly, he stated that he wishes to eliminate math phobia and increase the recognition of brain training among children.