Category Archives: Autism Awareness

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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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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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On camouflaging signs and traits of autism

So I read an interesting article on the “Spectrum News” website. Autistics often engage in camouflaging – hiding their autistic behaviours – but autistic females are generally better at it. As the article says: As a group, women with autism … Continue reading

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Trump isn’t as bad as I feared…

He’s worse. Three weeks into his term as President, he has already shown that he is unfit for the office. Not just through his actions, but his appointments. KellyAnne Conway has been mercilessly and deservedly mocked over her phrase “Alternative … Continue reading

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The first Targeted, the last Commemorated

Friday was Holocaust Memorial Day. On January 27 1945, Allied troops liberated the Auschwitz Death Camp. A few months ago, I learnt something that gave me a new picture on the Holocaust. It was the story of a baby named … Continue reading

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A possible explanation for “Refrigerator Mothers”

And I’m back. Yes, I know that I said I was done, but after several people who are close to me expressed their worries, I decided to hold off dropping blogging. And then this article¬†appeared in my Facebook feed. A … Continue reading

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A few last words, and goodbye

Earlier this year, I put up a page for antivaccine P.R.A.T.T.s (Points Refuted A Thousand Times). A few minutes ago, I added two more (the “Amish Anomaly” and the “Susceptible Subgroup”). This is almost certain to be the last time … Continue reading

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