The accessibility blog contains short pieces of news and
thoughts on accessibility and usability.
Accessibility covers making all of ICT easier to use by people
with disabilities and challenges and how to make peoples lives
easier by the use of ICT.
Deeper examination of product and supplier matters appear in Peter Abrahams publications and articles for Bloor Research.
21st November, 2016 - A day in the life of an Apple Watch
The Apple Watch is a new paradigm for interacting with mobile technology. A days use shows what are the benefits to all types of user.
22nd July, 2015 - Stylish Documents are Best - A Rant
Word processors have powerful tools that make it easy to create elegant and accessible documents. Many people do not know how to use them which is a disaster.
6th October, 2013 - e-Access 13
e access 13 is the UK accessibility conference come and join me.
26th November, 2012 - Mind the Gap report available
Mind the Digital Gap: it is bigger than you think is a new strategy for digital inclusion developed by AbilityNet
5th July, 2012 - Subtitles should be promoted to all users
Subtitles (captioning) on videos is designed to help people with hearing impairments but it can benefit most users and should be promoted as such.
15th November, 2011 - Animated gifs are a turn off
Animation should be used with great caution, it can be dangerous but more commonly it will drive visitors away.