Behind the Scenes: Cameras and Computers

Last week we discussed the software powering this blog and its media. This week, lets reveal the various physical devices behind HyerOCD. I am not endorsed by, nor obtaining any financial gain from, the products listed below. Ultimately, a blog requires no more hardware than a word processor with internet access. Many dedicated blogging platforms…

Behind the Scenes: Infrastructure

Since I haven't published for a few weeks because of moving—and I've cited finishing my setup—I thought it'd be fun to write a two-part series describing what powers HyerOCD. Today, I'll lay out the software and services powering this page and its content. I am not endorsed by, nor obtaining any financial gain from, the…

A Dangerous Word: “Neurotypical”

Last Sunday, I came across a Tweet telling "neurotypical" people to screw off. After some Twitter-based research, I realized that the term has become a derogatory referent. As the name implies, "neurotypical" means people without known mental health disorders—the word appears to include both chronic and acute disorders, but with a bias towards chronic disorders.…