From: Winfield Hill
Subject: Re: Austin Instruments to Close
Date: 19 Jan 2003 01:23:09 -0800
Organization: Rowland Institute
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> Winfield wrote
>> "Phil wrote...
>>> "Winfield Hill" wrote ...
>>>> Phil wrote...
>>>>> I have one autistic friend, an EE, who recently actually admitted
>>>>> it after 33 years of me knowing him. He became aware after some
>>>>> of his kids were disgnosed as sufferers.
>>>>> He works at a Uni here in Sydney with many other engineers and
>>>>> academics - 80% of whom he regards as like him. I asked what
>>>>> about the other 20% - "oh, they run the place," he said.
>>>> And there we have it, proof in Phil's eyes that most EEs are
>>>> autistic, at least those of us who aren't administrators.
>>> ** Win - you are a guaranteed dead cert autistic.
>>> I don't mind - but lying about it is very shitty.
>> Sorry, I can't be, as an administrator I'm in the other 20%.
> ** I never met an "administrator" who was NOT autistic ...
Let's see, if I'm in the 80% category I'm autistic, but if I'm
in the other 20% category I'm also autistic. OK, I've got it now,
just a little slow I guess.