Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: disability

11 bookmarks tagged “disability

What Makes Brain Fog So Unforgiving - The Atlantic
Brain fog isn’t like a hangover or depression. It’s a disorder of executive function that makes basic cognitive tasks absurdly hard.

I was at the gym when it felt like my eye fell out of its socket. I wasn't ready for what came next
When Caleb Rixon suffered a catastrophic stroke aged 24, his life and career as a musical performer was turned upside down. While the path back to dating has been full of potholes, he's learnt a few things along the way.

A Tsunami of Disability Is Coming as a Result of 'Long COVID' - Scientific American
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

What Does a Coder Do If They Can't Type? | Objective Funk
In August of 2015, my hands stopped working. I could still control them, but every movement accumulated more pain, so every motion came with a cost: getting dressed in the morning, sending a text, lifting a glass. I was interning at Google that summer about to begin a PhD in Scotland, but coding all day would have left me in agony. In relating this story, I often mention that for months before I learned to work without my hands, I had nothing to do but go to a bar and order a shot of...