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 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: Medical journal recants 1998 study linking autism to vaccine

Posted: 02 Feb 2010, 7:57 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 772

Hi all, I thought I have to share that: :lol: A major British medical journal on Tuesday retracted a flawed study linking the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine to autism and bowel disease. “It has become clear that several elements of the 1998 paper by Wakefield ... are incorrect,” the internationa...

 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: What's your favorite programming environment?

Posted: 04 Jan 2010, 8:11 am 

Replies: 26
Views: 3,768

i used so many... at moment i us kate texteditor in linux to write python code i used Qt Creator to write C++ with the Qt lib for Linux & Win on a Mac textmate is a great editor NetBeans isn't too bad if you like those all in one envs with tons of options Eclipse sucks KDevelop wasn't too bad

 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: Calling all techheads! UPGRADE ADVICE!! !

Posted: 16 Nov 2009, 1:18 pm 

Replies: 20
Views: 2,330

what are you doing with that machine?
gaming or mostly office work?
what processor?

6gb of ram is quite enough in most cases.
i don't use windows that much, so i can't tell if win7 is worth the monay.
ever tried Linux instead?

 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: Insurance discrimination

Posted: 01 Aug 2009, 7:55 am 

Replies: 3
Views: 847

The information given on this page is a bit thin. I googled the term "Autism insurance reform" and as it seems, several states of the US have signed something similar, and the idea always was, that insurance companies would have to pay something around up to $36,000 a year for treatments and therapi...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Fosters release $70 beer

Posted: 01 Aug 2009, 5:12 am 

Replies: 14
Views: 2,056

people paying $70 for a bottle of beer are simply mad...

 Forum: The Haven   Topic: 1001 Things Not To Do Around NTs...

Posted: 28 Jul 2009, 7:29 am 

Replies: 163
Views: 16,136

Don't tell them the truth about their favourite delusion (eg don't tell a Apple computer freak, that Apple sucks as much as Microsoft, that Steve Jobs is a suit and Apple product politics are as monopolistic as any other 'bad' companies and that the only reason why everybody thinks apple is cool, is...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Bullying less severe for aspies in other nations?

Posted: 28 Jul 2009, 7:25 am 

Replies: 36
Views: 4,361

I'm from Germany and when reading posts about that kind of trouble in american schols, I'm happy, that I grew up here. At least on higher educating schools (called Gymnasium here) bullying (if at all) is kept strictly verbal and is by far not so intense. If your friend had problems to explain the co...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Anyone else experience this type of sleep?

Posted: 28 Jul 2009, 7:20 am 

Replies: 9
Views: 1,279

that you remember your dreams very often has nothing to do with sleeping phases or missing them. it just means, that you mostly wake up during rem sleep. (but that you don't feel rested isn't a very good sign). in any case most people go through the different phases several times during one night, w...

 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: Strange hard drive issues.

Posted: 28 Jul 2009, 5:27 am 

Replies: 15
Views: 1,692

yep, the thing is dead.

reason why it's working after some off time is most likely heat related. it's working, until it gets hot, then need cooling time.

but no matter what's the reason, backup right now, then exchange the thing before it gives up finaly.

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Weird question about how you read using the internet

Posted: 17 Jul 2009, 5:20 am 

Replies: 20
Views: 1,949

on a laptop or other small screen: maximized
on my large working screen most apps are not maximized

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Do people not get mad at things you say?

Posted: 30 Jun 2009, 8:15 am 

Replies: 19
Views: 2,155

Let me guess how you can't keep your mouth shut, you feel like you are lying if you don't say it or it's the urge of you to say it, you can't stand the feeling inside so you have to say it to get rid of it? So it's like a compulsive thing then. Or it feels like people want to censor you and you hav...

 Forum: Social Skills and Making Friends   Topic: Ever been told that you DESERVED the teasing/bullying?

Posted: 29 Jun 2009, 7:56 am 

Replies: 54
Views: 8,689

Can be true, but doesn't have to... Looking back at my school time, I found, that in fact I was acting quite arrogant to some of my schoolmates and using my intellect against them. Where they made rude jokes about me, I thought, that being "sarcastic" about them would be less rude. What it wasn't. S...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Do people not get mad at things you say?

Posted: 29 Jun 2009, 7:41 am 

Replies: 19
Views: 2,155

I'm slightly better off wth that problem, because most times I know, that I say something that's "not to be said". Still I often can't keep it to myself. Some may call it inocent, others prefer the word "honest". Example: Me working in a company, where all the others are big fans of Apple and think ...

 Forum: Love and Dating   Topic: on that "chubby" girl...

Posted: 24 Jun 2009, 4:36 am 

Replies: 19
Views: 3,372

Normally, I would just proceed to cut off all contact with a girl after such a rejection in accordance with what my friends say and general internet advice, but I didn't this time. Intuitively, it does make sense to cut off contact. Why be platonic friends with somebody you want to have a relations...

 Forum: Work and finding a Job   Topic: I don't think I can do school and a job at the same time

Posted: 21 Feb 2009, 7:17 am 

Replies: 7
Views: 847

don't worry about that. most jobs students do, like serving in restaurants or filling shelves in supermarkets, are of no use later on. nobody asks about that kind of job when you apply for 'real' work in the profession you will study.

 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: My neighbours are using my wireless network!

Posted: 18 Dec 2008, 10:16 am 

Replies: 61
Views: 5,889

for the connection breakdown:

Are you sure it's the connection? Could be your browser as well, try to install at least one alternative browser (FireFox, Opera...) and try if that one has the same problems.
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