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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

Breaking Star Wars Part 2 – TLJ, Solo and smearing the fandom

In December 2017, Star Wars: The Last Jedi was released to cinema. Few things had been greeted with such anticipation, and fewer have been as massively disappointing and awful as it turned out to be. Using the very first draught … Continue reading

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Breaking Star Wars Part 1 – The seeds of failure

Ten years from now, Disney’s handling of Star Wars is likely to be taught in Business Schools as a lesson on what not to do. Having purchased LucasFilms and Star Wars from George Lucas, Disney has mismanaged this intellectual property … Continue reading

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Rant alert: the dishonesty and disingenuity of “time to move on”

I saw the phrase “you need to move on” recently. “Move on” and its related phrasings are offensive, insulting, and like I said dishonest and disingenuous. Below is how I think it should be responded to: (MO is short for … Continue reading

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A Roald Dahl article on measles and vaccination is very relevant today

There are ongoing measles outbreaks in the U.S. currently. Roald Dahl was my favourite author as a child. In 1986, he wrote a short article about Olivia Dahl, his first child: Olivia, my eldest daughter, caught measles when she was … Continue reading

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Ton up!!!

Today, I reached a small milestone. I donated blood for the 100th time.

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Stop using “Autistic” as an epithet

I can’t believe I have to say this in 2019. Occasionally over the past few years, when a story about a person or organisation doing something mindblowingly stupid appeared, someone would quote along the lines of “what an autistic thing … Continue reading

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Even more anti-vaxxers getting smacked down

Trigger An Anti-Vaxxer Into The Next Century With This List The 18 Absolute Dumbest Things Anti-Vaxxers Actually Said In 2018 Nurse Shoots Down Anti-Vaxxers By Using Their Own Flawed Logic Anti-vaxxers Might Be The Dumbest People On Earth Anti-Vaxxer Mom … Continue reading

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