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Neurodiversity 2.0 – a premanifesto

We’ve seen a movement taking the world by storm. Neurodiversity, which emerged in the 1990’s but has become a talent pipeline strategy for employers in recent years. But as a talent strategy, we stand at the precipice of a whole new phase. I’d like to propose we stand at the brink of Neurodiversity 2.0.

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Do not be alarmed. Do not adjust your browser. We are in control.

In 1897, H.G. Wells wrote the classic science fiction novel, The War of the Worlds. In 1938, an American nation largely ignorant of the original novel went into a full-blown panic when Orson Wells produced and broadcast a radio play interpretation of the original novel. In that great tradition, I propose to take you, modern …

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OUT! Raleigh 2019

It was almost two years ago that I first came out in public. I am, and I have always been, bisexual. When I came out as autistic many years before, this had some impact on my professional life. I’d braced for the revelation of my queerness to exert a greater impact on my life, but …

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Some things are changing

I really love to write. And I really love to take photographs. But I haven’t applied much of either passion to the health and well-being of my blog here.

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Human Connections Through Photography

(WARNING: NSFW nude image below the cut) I think I first picked up a real camera in 2007. My motivation, really, was to capture photos of my growing and adorable children. But it turned out that my kids hated having their photos taken. And fast forward to 2008, I find myself working with models.

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How many bags for business travel?

You have to go away for a week on business. Do you check any luggage? Bring a carry-on? A personal item? For many male travelers, especially in tech, I see some combination of the ubiquitous Swiss Gear backpack at airports plus separate luggage.

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The devil I know

I recently wrote of being done with WordPress, and how I was going to move the whole thing to another site. I did spend some time trying to do just that, but it was a deep rabbit hole that seemed to be endless. Perhaps it’s better to work with what I’ve got, warts and all, …