JOPLIN — Andrew Riachi is pretty typical when it comes to being a self-described technology geek. His conversation is sprinkled with words such as "peripherals" and "processor," and he can easily explain to an amateur how a graphics card works and what a motherboard is.
11-year-old Missouri boy builds his own computer
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