(I performed this 24 March 2010 at the CSUN tweetup. Captioned video should be available in the future.) An Ode to Twitter A non-structured, non-lyrical ode to twitter… 140 characters Listen! Hear. See. Feel. PERCEIVE. Connection. 1,000s of people (or more?) talking about #accessibility. # a 1 1 y Do you say, “ally?” We’re talkingContinue reading An Ode to Twitter
The video from my IgniteSeattle presentation is live. Unfortunately, it is not yet captioned or transcribed. I’ll make sure both of these are available soon. Thanks to Randy for the quick turn-around on the captions and to castingwords.com for the transcript!
I was so moved by The Girl Effect (video). I wish everyone would watch it. Here’s a transcript for those unable to view it. Note there is no speech during the video only music. The following words display briefly on the screen one or a few at a time. Where the words interact to createContinue reading The Girl Effect
61 years ago today the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (link to full text). The Human Rights Action Center produced the following beautiful video to summarize the rights. Since the video does not have an audio component, the content is not accessible to some peopleContinue reading The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
On 23 September, I spoke with John Moe and Darren Burton about technology and disability on Minnesota Public Radio (transcript not yet available). I really enjoyed our discussion and was happy that we talked about challenging people’s assumptions. If you can, give it a listen. Otherwise, watch my blog for a transcript or link toContinue reading Minnesota Public Radio
A few weeks ago, Dan Cederholm, Tantek Çelik, Jeremy Keith, Ethan Marcotte, Eric Meyer, Nicole Sullivan, Jeffrey Zeldman, and I gathered at Happy Cog Studios to talk about HTML5. We’ve dubbed ourselves the “HTML5 Super Friends” and have written a statement that endorses the direction HTML5 is heading as well the Super Friends Guide toContinue reading HTML5 Super Friends
I have recently become glued to my computer monitor as the latest reality show “HTML 5” unfolds. Here’s my take on where things are and where I hope they are going. On the surface the discussion is about elements, attributes and apis, but at its heart it is about everyone’s ability to participate in the future society that will be based on these technologies.
From KUOW 949 Seattle, I’m Jeannie Yandel. If you’ve ever used a large-handled can opener or a door with a lever instead of a knob, you’ve benefited from universal design. Universal Design is a relatively new approach to creating products and buildings. The goal is to make everything usable and effective for everyone. That meansContinue reading Interview transcript
I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Jeannie Yandel from Puget Sound Public Radio (KUOW) in a segment called, “Web Accessibility for Everyone.” They have provided a few audio options to listen to the interview and I’m working to get a transcript published. Check it out!
All of us share this world for but a brief moment in time. The question is whether we spend that time focused on what pushes us apart, or whether we commit ourselves to an effort — a sustained effort — to find common ground, to focus on the future we seek for our children, andContinue reading Wisdom