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About the Author

My name is Shlomi Fish and I am an Israeli software developer, essayist and writer. I am a user, developer and advocate of free and open-source software (FOSS), free and open content ( Creative Commons, the various Wikimedia projects, etc.) and freedom, rationality and openness in general.

I have been suffering from depressions and hypomanias since I was 14, and they proved to affect my professional life, academic life and Internet life, for better or for worse.

You can learn more about me by visiting my homepage.

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This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License or, at your option, any later version. Year of copyright is 2009.

Thanks

Thanks should go to Moutaz (cefarix), Drew Dexter and Jacinta Richardson for going over early drafts of this essay and giving some comments and corrections. I’d also like to thank my therapist (whom I won’t mention by name) for his constant good advice and analysis and for recommending that I read the book Feeling Good.