Author Archives: autismjungle

About autismjungle

I am a Software Test Analyst. Shortly before I turned 21 I was officially diagnosed, although I had long suspected I was autistic. Welcome to my blog

Autistics testing software

It appears that autistics are disproportionately good at software testing. The Israeli military uses autistics as intelligence analysts and software testers. Ultra Testing, a software testing firm based in New York, is actively hiring autistics as testers. SAP has a … Continue reading

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Corruption Fatigue

It’s just too much now. Over the past few years, story after story about corruption and state capture has broken, and nothing has been done to fix matters. I’ve even blogged about it a few times. And that was before … Continue reading

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Adventures in new car buying

I have a new car. Last month, I was driving to attend a SIGiST Meeting when I was in an accident. I can’t go into any more detail as the matter is not yet finalised. Weirdly, I’d left work earlier … Continue reading

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Thoughts on James Bond

Roger Moore, famous for playing Simon Templar in The Saint and James Bond from 1973 to 1985, passed away from cancer last week. I was a James Bond fan years ago. I’m not one any more. The character of James … Continue reading

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Religious exemptions and a Measles outbreak in Gauteng

There has been an outbreak of Measles in Gauteng. According to the front page of The Saturday Star dated April 6, the outbreak is centred around a family that refused vaccination for “religious reasons”. Refusing vaccination for “religious reasons” is … Continue reading

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No, autism and psychopathy are NOT the same!

So I’ve been reading Adam West’s serialised deconstruction of “Atlas Shrugged” on his Daylight Atheism blog. One thing about Rand’s protagonists is abundantly clear – they are all psychopaths. In the comments section, one misguided soul asked if Rand was … Continue reading

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Measles, measles everywhere

Several Measles outbreaks are currently underway. In Romania, a major outbreak there has already killed over 20 people. The number of cases is heading to 5,000. In Italy, over 1,600 cases of Measles┬áhave been reported since the start of the … Continue reading

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