What do Art, Mental Disorders, Sports, and Linux have in common?

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“To be an artist is to be dysfunctional”, said David Bowie. I’m obsessed with art, and being socially dysfunctional, with two mental disorders (Autism Spectrum Disorder and Bipolar Disorder), I wholeheartedly agree with Bowie.

Why does most art come from disturbed minds? Art is normally created by dysfunctional…

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Autistic Savant software engineer with 25+ years of development experience. Also an indie game developer and digital artist.

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Alfred Reinold Baudisch

Alfred Reinold Baudisch

Autistic Savant software engineer with 25+ years of development experience. Also an indie game developer and digital artist.

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