I'm a father, musician, academic, work psychologist and former sysadmin. Skalman (Shellman) is a character in a Swedish comic for kids. He is an ingenious tortoise who invents all sorts of things, including spacecraft and time machines. He's also a know-it-all, and he slavishly follows his food-and-sleep clock (which is why people used to call me 'Skalman').
How disability becomes a crime
Meet Harold. For the purposes of our story Harold is a mid-20's black man with Down syndrome living in upstate New York.
Harold is sitting peacefully, all alone, at a bus stop at night when a bystander calls 911 under the assumption that he is in danger because he is not accompanied by a caretaker.
Minutes later, police arrive on the scene.
Capitalism and parasitism
“People who dismiss the unemployed and dependent as ‘parasites’ fail to understand economics and parasitism. A successful parasite is one that is not recognized by its host, one that can make its host work for it without appearing as a burden. Such is the ruling class in a capitalist society.” (prof. Jason Read)
Why can't I customise how dates are shown in #Thunderbird?
The issue on GitHub only suggests an ugly patch that you have to apply on your own risk: https://github.com/SublimeTextIssues/Core/issues/2293
Why do I get a "bad file descriptor" error when I build with #SublimeText and happen to have open files?
Writing psychological assessment reports
Am I the only psychologist who find writing assessment reports tremendously difficult? The difficulty of finding words that give justice to a persons life-world and the responsibility attached to words that might follow the client the rest of his life gives me a writer's block.
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