Autism’s commentary on the “tech mind”

Some doctors now think that workers who have the complex analytical skills needed to succeed in high-tech industry, and who are perhaps slightly awkward socially – the classic profile of the “computer geek” – may, while not fully autistic themselves, at least be carrying at least a few of the genes that contribute to it.

Read Autism link to ‘geek genes’ from the BBC Technology News and related stories from  WIRED, Time and FuturePunditCommentary from MetaFilter.

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