tedster - 10:43 pm on Jul 24, 2010 (gmt 0)
Synesthesia or Asperger's syndrome is what comes to my mind
Or maybe savant syndrome. I have a pet theory that most people who do well creating for the web - whether code or words or visuals - have a bit of savant syndrome going, along with a compensating blind spot. That might be why various forms of self-medication are so popular in our group.