Living with OCD

Living with OCD

Hi, I'm Seth, and I have OCD. But is that a bad thing? I continuously struggle with misplaced pointers, poorly indented code, unorganized resources, design decisions, and tests. I was considering medication until I realized all the awesome things my OCD does too! Learn how I my OCD shaves 11 minutes from each grocery trip, helps me spot anomalies and anti-patterns, and even lose weight!

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Seth Vargo

May 16, 2014
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  1. LIVING WITH OCD

  2. LIVING WITH OCD DISCLAIMER

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  4. SETH VARGO

  5. SETH VARGO @SETHVARGO

  6. WHAT DOES THAT EVEN MEAN?

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  10. http://www.trbimg.com/img-53586b5c/turbine/mc-peeps----davis-jpg-20140423/2000/2000x1270

  11. http://www.trbimg.com/img-53586b5c/turbine/mc-peeps----davis-jpg-20140423/2000/2000x1270 SPOT ANOMALIES

  12. http://imgace.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/you-had-one-job.png

  13. http://imgace.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/you-had-one-job.png IDENTIFY INCONSISTENCIES

  14. http://funtimeshad.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/ENL9qh1.jpg

  15. AVOID ANTIPATTERNS http://funtimeshad.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/ENL9qh1.jpg

  16. http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6002/6196951221_135a57f45b_o.jpg

  17. http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6002/6196951221_135a57f45b_o.jpg HELP OTHERS

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  19. IRONED ALL MY MONEY SIMPLY BECAUSE "IT BOTHERED ME" SPRING

    BREAK 2011
  20. MEDICAL DEFINITION

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  22. AN ANXIETY DISORDER IN WHICH PEOPLE HAVE REPEATED THOUGHTS, FEELINGS,

    IDEAS, SENSATIONS (OBSESSIONS), OR BEHAVIORS THAT MAKE THEM FEEL DRIVEN TO DO SOMETHING (COMPULSIONS) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001926/
  23. SYMPTOMS

  24. CHECKING AND RECHECKING ACTIONS

  25. CHECKING AND RECHECKING ACTIONS PERFORMING THE SAME OPERATION OVER AND

    OVER
  26. CHECKING AND RECHECKING ACTIONS PERFORMING THE SAME OPERATION OVER AND

    OVER EXCESSIVE COUNTING
  27. CONDITIONALS PERFORMING THE SAME OPERATION OVER AND OVER EXCESSIVE COUNTING

  28. CONDITIONALS LOOPS EXCESSIVE COUNTING

  29. CONDITIONALS LOOPS MATHEMATICS

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  31. THE SYMPTOMS OF OCD ARE TURING COMPLETE. Q.E.D.

  32. PEOPLE WITH OCD ARE TURING COMPLETE. Q.E.D.

  33. YOU ARE TURING COMPLETE. Q.E.D.

  34. YOU ARE A COMPUTER. Q.E.D.

  35. BREAK(DANCE) IT DOWN

  36. OBSESSIVE

  37. ORGANIZED

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  39. 11 MINUTES

  40. 9.5 HOURS

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  42. INBOX ZERO

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  44. DOCK ZERO

  45. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e3/Japanese_Wallet.JPG

  46. WALLET CHECK http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e3/Japanese_Wallet.JPG

  47. http://i.imgur.com/AoJqS.jpg

  48. PUT THINGS BACK THE WAY YOU FOUND THEM http://i.imgur.com/AoJqS.jpg

  49. COMPULSIVE

  50. CONTROLLED

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  52. RESEARCHERS DETECTED A CORRELATION BETWEEN A CHILD'S LEVEL OF SELF-CONTROL

    AND LOWER BMI AMONG THE RESPONDENTS TODAY http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2012/08/study-a-childhood-need-for-immediate-gratification-predicts-adult-obesity/261226/
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  54. FURTHER CONCLUDED THAT CHILDREN WHO DEMONSTRATED LITTLE OR NO IMPULSE

    SHOWED OBSERVABLY LOWER APTITUDE SCORES IN HIGH SCHOOL http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2012/08/study-a-childhood-need-for-immediate-gratification-predicts-adult-obesity/261226/
  55. CURIOSITY DID NOT KILL THE CAT

  56. IMPULSE CONTROL KILLED THE CAT

  57. MANAGER

  58. DISORDER

  59. LABEL

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  61. I BOUGHT BLACKMARKET MEDICATION BECAUSE OF THE AMERICAN STIGMAS SURROUNDING

    MENTAL HEALTH
  62. FULLY CLOUDY

  63. 100% CHANCE OF UNHAPPINESS

  64. I DIDN'T LIKE THAT

  65. ALCOHOL

  66. PROBLEM

  67. THINKING...

  68. WHERE THEY ARE USEFUL AND CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE PUT

    MY OCD EFFORTS
  69. PROBLEM?

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  78. PROBLEM?

  79. YES

  80. DAILY FIGHT

  81. ADVICE

  82. REAL ADVICE

  83. WE'RE GONNA MAKE IT

  84. SETH VARGO @SETHVARGO