Thanks to Ryan Boren’s post on sensory flooding, now I know about the so-called “roundabout hypothesis” which helps explain a bit about autistic brains (and why some forms of “helping” an autistic person don’t actually help us at all). It pairs well with this Cohen Edenfield thread (yes, I know I just complained about threads; there always are exceptions) about masking, feedback loops, and system crashes.

Hello. My name is Bix. @bix