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Peter Thiel on Creativity & Asperger’s

From Peter Thiel: “So many of the successful companies are formed by people who seem to be suffering from a mild form of Asperger’s,” Thiel said, referring to Asperger’s syndrome, a high-functioning type of autism. People with Asperger’s often have … Continue reading

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Autism, Aspergers, Systemising & Technically Inclined Parents

Mind Blowing Article on Scientific American on some of the genetics behind Autism & Aspergers. Read the whole thing. ====== Are Geeky Couples More Likely to Have Kids with Autism? Children of scientists and engineers may inherit genes that not … Continue reading

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Newton & Concentration

Was Newton’s concentration abilities because of Asperger’s syndrome? ======== http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/Extras/Keynes_Newton.html His peculiar gift was the power of holding continuously in his mind a purely mental problem until he had seen straight through it. I fancy his pre-eminence is due to … Continue reading

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In praise of misfits – Economist

The list includes: Craig Newmark, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerburg…. From the Economist Recruiters have noticed that the mental qualities that make a good computer programmer resemble those that might get you diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome: an obsessive interest in narrow … Continue reading

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Asperger’s Syndrome & its advantage in Financial Markets

My favorite author Michael Lewis has just released a book called “The Big Short” & its going to the top of the best sellers . Michael Lewis’s book excerpt- The Big Short on Michael Burry is really great. The overall … Continue reading

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