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

Updated: A new beginning for Zimbabwe?

So this past week in Zimbabwe, a “coup that isn’t a coup” took place. Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace were placed under house arrest by the Zimbabwean Military, and Mugabe is being pressured to resign. On Tuesday … Continue reading

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They just don’t know when to give up, do they?

As I mentioned in a previous post, some antivaxxers tried to get October declared “Vaccine Injury Awareness Month” with a huge lack of success. For the last few years, they’ve also declared the first full week in November “Vaccine Awareness … Continue reading

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Links, including for three Sciencebloggers’ new homes

November 1st was the eighth annual Autistics Speaking Day. For the first time since it started, I didn’t post. If you want to see what other autistic bloggers wrote for it, the Autistics Speaking Day blog is here. Scienceblogs has … Continue reading

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“Awareness” for an exaggerated event

October is the month for Breast Cancer Awareness, Craniosynostosis Awareness, Dysautonomia Awareness, National Dyslexia Awareness, Pregnancy and Infant loss Awareness and RETT Syndrome Awareness Month, among others. In a vile attempt to mount this bandwagon, antivaxxers have tried to have … Continue reading

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I have been Pwned

Last week, Australian cybersecurity expert Troy Hunt revealed that the personal details of millions of South Africans had been leaked. A Database had been hacked and names, email addresses, ID Numbers, credit ratings, income, employment status and related information had … Continue reading

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The Culpability of the Complicit

Yesterday, the Supreme Court of Appeal ruled against an appeal by Zuma and the NPA of a ruling by the High Court that overturned the 2009 decision of then National Director of Public Prosecutions Moketedi Mpshe to drop 783 charges … Continue reading

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Smug antivaccine cow sent to jail for Contempt of Court

So this week a woman was sent to jail for not getting her son vaccinated in defiance of a Court Order. On Wednesday October 4th, Rebecca Bredow was sentenced by Judge Karen McDonald to one week for contempt of court. … Continue reading

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