WWDC: 2019 Part 1: Overview of new features and Accessibility

In this episode, Jonathan and Rachel discuss announcements Apple made at its yearly developer convention. This episode is part 1 of 2 and covers announcements for iOS and iPad OS.

 

 

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Accessibility News: GB Paralympic Team Hotel Controversy & Braille Lego Bricks

In this episode Jonathan and Rachel discuss accessibility news. Topics include the Great Britain Paralympic team being asked to pay for hotel modifications for accessibility and Lego designing Braille bricks for teaching children Braille literacy.

 

 

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Paralympics GB stunned after Yokohama hotels demand payment for accessibility:
https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/apr/24/paralympics-gb-stunned-after-yokohama-hotels-demand-payment-for-accessibility

Braille Lego Bricks:
https://www.lego.com/en-us/aboutus/news-room/2019/april/lego-braille-bricks

Accessibility of the USS Midway, Pearl Harbor, and More.

In this episode Rachel talks about her recent trip the the USS Midway in San Diego. Jonathan reflects on accessibility features from his visit to Pearl Harbor.

 

 

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USS Midway Accessibility
https://www.midway.org/visit/accessibility/

This American Life: Somewhere in the Arabian Sea
https://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/206/somewhere-in-the-arabian-sea

Is Pearl Harbor Accessible?
https://visitpearlharbor.org/faqs/is-pearl-harbor-handicap-accessible/

#30 – Accessibility Travel News And How To Tell If You Got Hacked

In this episode, Jonathan and Rachel discuss a wheelchair accessible tour of Machu Picchu, United adding accessible in flight entertainment options, and how to tell if your email or passwords have been compromised in various hacks.

 

 

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Travel

Machu Picchu now wheelchair accessible: CNN Travel:
https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/machu-picchu-wheelchairs-peru/index.html

Op-Ed: Airlines should follow United lead on seat-back IFE accessibility:
https://runwaygirlnetwork.com/2019/01/23/op-ed-airlines-should-follow-uniteds-lead-on-seatback-ife-accessibility/

Hacking

Hasso-Plattner: Is someone spying on you?
https://sec.hpi.de/ilc/search

Have I been pwned?
https://haveibeenpwned.com

HACKERS ARE PASSING AROUND A MEGALEAK OF 2.2 BILLION RECORDS: Wired:
https://www.wired.com/story/collection-leak-usernames-passwords-billions/

#28 – New Year’s Resolutions, 2020 Paralympic Games, and The Bird Box Challenge

Happy New Year to all you Access Ninjas! In this episode, Jonathan and Rachel discuss their New Year’s resolutions, the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games’ dedication to accessibility, and the Bird Box Challenge.

 

 

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The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg:
https://charlesduhigg.com/the-power-of-habit/

Getting Things Done:
https://gettingthingsdone.com

Create Flow with Omnifocus:
http://www.usingomnifocus.com

Omnifocus for Mac:
https://www.omnigroup.com/omnifocus

Omnifocus for iOS:
https://www.omnigroup.com/omnifocus/ios/

Tokyo Paralympics aim to leave legacy of accessibility:
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/sports/2018/12/31/paralympics/tokyo-paralympics-aim-leave-legacy-accessibility/

Bird Box Challenge:
https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/3/18166594/bird-box-challenge-netflix-tweet-instagram-tiktok-youtube-morgan-adams

17 year old Utah Teen crashed a pickup truck while she covered her eyes:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/01/12/driving-blindfolded-bird-box-challenge-just-dont-officials-say/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.941c9b597292

#24 – iOS 12 Update

In this episode, Jonathan and Rachel discuss updates to iOS for the iPhone and iPad. They also talk about National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Halloween, and more.

 

 

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month: https://www.dol.gov/odep/topics/ndeam/index-2018.htm

Jonathan and his dog Connor’s videos without audio description: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPjCD5t9rvuabqth9O_o5zL-Kf5yOcPHI

Jonathan and his dog Connor’s videos with audio description: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPjCD5t9rvuYKxl0QgBfdkICS8Oggjq3C