Category Archives: Science

The Building Block(chain)s of Cryptocurrency

The Building Block(chain)s of Cryptocurrency

The average person only knows that blockchain has something to do with Bitcoin. So what is it? What is it used for? Why do we care? In this series of articles, we will look at blockchain technology, which forms the basis for cryptocurrency. We will discuss what it is, how it works, and why it is so highly valued, and then we will talk about how it is used. Our goal in this series is to try to make blockchain and cryptocurrency less… well, cryptic. Read More

I Don’t Need or Want Your Autism Awareness

I Don’t Need or Want Your Autism Awareness

When you’re autistic, Autism Awareness Month is particularly frustrating. In the month that is (theoretically) dedicated to raising awareness of the issues you face, you see the needs of those around you prioritized and the “tragedy” of your life explained to you. We can do so much better than this; acceptance and understanding need to be more important than awareness. Read More