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Triumph of the nerds

This is the story of how Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and their mates changed the world of computers during the 1970’s and 80’s.      Also, how did the IBM PC come to be cloned?      Click video icon for a list of episodes on Youtube.

Also, click article to read about what really happened when Steve Jobs visited Xerox PARC.     Photo shows the original Apple Mac, launched in 1984.new


See also our: Media blog       Viewing options

The good doctor

This is a TV series from the USA.      It is about Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism.      It started in 2017.      Click icon for series 2 trailer.      See also:

Hannah Gadsby

Hannah Gadsby is an Australian comedian who talks about her autism in her act.      Click play button for a video clip about a classroom experience.      See also: Wikipedia

Surprisingly complicated

This is a comedy series shot on Staten Island, USA.      It is based on a mum’s experience of bringing up twin boys who have autism.      Click icon for the back story and a video preview.      Watch:  Episode 1      Episode 2.    See also their Facebook page.

If you spend time on Facebook regularly you might be able to save quite a bit of broadband usage.    See also our item comparing PAL DVD format to the alternatives.

Autism Rocks

Meet the boys from UK’s premier autistic rock group,
The AutistiX.     Click play button for their video.     To watch it click the small triangle in the corner.

See also:  website

Chasing Shadows

How does someone with Asperger’s fare in the workplace?       This drama was shown on ITV in September 2014.       It might give you some idea.

It is a gritty drama about a maverick who starts work at a missing person’s unit.        You can view a trailer and probably find a free version via Google starting with: DVD version.

Temple Grandin

Here is a film dramatising the life story of a lady with high-functioning Asperger’s syndrome who made an academic career for herself.        She has an unusual name, Temple Grandin.        Click icon for preview.

For the complete film, see Amazon Video and click the More Purchase Options link.      Then, unless you have a high-definition display chose the Buy Movie SD option.

An oral history

Here is a brief animated video of a talk about her own development as a person with Asperger’s Syndrome that Temple Grandin gave at Colorado State University in 2008.      Click play button to watch.

The Girl Who Thought in Pictures

See also our item featuring an illustrated story book about Temple Grandin.

Atypical

Netflix has given a straight-to-series order to Atypical,” a dark comedy about a family with an autistic son, set to star Jennifer Jason LeighVariety has confirmed.     “Atypical” landed an eight-episode order for the first season of the coming-of-age story that follows an 18-year-old with autism and his search for love and independence.     See  Intoduction about Atypical.      See also  viewing options  about Netflix.

Me and my Asperger’s

A personal blog from Lincolnshire.      “Life in a strange world.    Me!    They call me odd, huh.    Anyway welcome to my page.     Feel free to post comments, share your thoughts and/or page.”       Click icon to browse:

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