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by lukesneeringer
Mon May 24, 2010 5:29 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0743: "Infrastructures"
Replies: 269
Views: 63598

Re: "Infrastructures" discussion

While I agree with everything else in this post, the high IQ thing really bothers me. The only major difference between Asperger syndrome and autism is problems with cognitive development and language - traits that are likely to reduce IQ. So basically a diagnosis of Asperger syndrome excludes thos...
by lukesneeringer
Fri May 21, 2010 7:37 pm UTC
Forum: Religious Wars
Topic: Spaces and tabs in Python
Replies: 15
Views: 14936

Re: Spaces and tabs in Python

I use spaces (because of PEP 8). I would vastly prefer to use tabs, personally. I actually did use them until my co-worker found PEP 8 and we changed our entire codebase to be spaces.
by lukesneeringer
Fri May 21, 2010 6:09 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0743: "Infrastructures"
Replies: 269
Views: 63598

Re: "Infrastructures" discussion

Who says he's using the term derogatorily? I, for one, find autistics to be amazing. I'm friends with Bram Cohen, who wrote BitTorrent (you may have heard of it.) His autism helps him be a better programmer. If anything, I'm more likely jealous of autistics than anythings else. Most of my problems ...
by lukesneeringer
Fri May 21, 2010 5:35 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0743: "Infrastructures"
Replies: 269
Views: 63598

Re: "Infrastructures" discussion

I actually just made an account on these boards to discuss this exact topic... Person 1: "xkcd, you just lost my readership today. The autistic 'joke' was not only unnecessary, but in very bad taste" Person 2: Not "directed at autistics", but definitely offensive to autistics. It...

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