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.
If COVID is over, should we return to the old ways? A mutable company could manage this – but perhaps the new flexible working practices are more productive in some cases.
The location field in electronic diaries has not changed in over 20 years. It is inadequate to support modern integrated apps and accessibility requirements. I was an early adopter of Personnel Digital Assistants (PDA). In 1997 I was working for…
Automating the refinement of production machine learning is a significant step in the maturing of this technology.
A year ago I wrote about my new Apple Watch 2, recently I got an Apple Watch 3 so it is time for a day in the life of Apple Watch 3.
Signly a UK Startup provides automated signing to help profoundly deaf people who use BSL
Aira is providing a remote assistant for blind people. Video streaming, GPS and other apps will mean people with vision impairments can be more independent.
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.
Citizen developers can run amok - they need to be governed.
The banks, governments and other institutions tell us the hallmarks of fraudulent communications. So it is madness when they send messages that look fraudulent.
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.