Access Ninja Episode 015: Google Duplex and Holman Prize Update

In this episode, Jonathan and Rachel discuss the accessibility possibilities and ethical questions around the Google Duplex feature announced at Google I/O. Rachel gives an update on her submission to the Holman Prize.

 

 

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The Verge article on Google Duplex: https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/9/17334658/google-ai-phone-call-assistant-duplex-ethical-social-implications

Holman Prize: https://holman.lighthouse-sf.org

Rachel’s Holman Prize submission: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3EnUfT5MQBU

Access Ninja Episode 014: PDF Woes, Assistance Etiquette, and Website Updates

In this episode, Jonathan suggests trying a cold open which doesn’t go the way he expected. Rachel shares a story of PDF accessibility problems. And finally Jonathan and Rachel go on a rant about the right and wrong ways to offer assistance to people with disabilities.

 

 

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QRead: The Accessible eBook reader for the blind – https://q-continuum.net/qread/

Access Ninja Podcast Episode 011: The ADA Education and Reform Act

Special guest Tiffany Lee joins Jonathan and Rachel to discuss H.R.620 – ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 which recently passed the U.S. House. They discuss the legislation’s content, potential impact, and the chances of it moving towards a vote in the Senate.

 

 

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Find your senator by visiting: https://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm

Access Ninja Episode 009: Access Ninja Returns

The Access Ninja Podcast is back! Jonathan and Rachel return with a refreshed version of the Access Ninja Podcast, now recorded live. In this episode they discuss the podcast’s new format and accessibility at Walt Disney World Florida.

The Access Ninja Podcast is back! Jonathan and Rachel return with a refreshed version of the Access Ninja Podcast, now recorded live. In this episode they discuss the podcast’s new format and accessibility at Walt Disney World Florida.

Access Ninja Podcast #8: September 9, 2015 Apple Event and Accessibility

In this episode, Jonathan and Rachel discuss the Apple September 9 media event. Topics include what was new and how it might impact the accessibility of Apple’s platform.

For show notes and transcripts visit: www.access.ninja

In this episode, Jonathan and Rachel discuss the Apple September 9 media event. Topics include what was new and how it might impact the accessibility of Apple’s platform.

 

 

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Access Ninja Podcast #7: Siri and Teaching VoiceOver Gestures

In this episode of the Access Ninja Podcast Jonathan and Racheal discuss the impact on Siri on accessibility and teaching/learning VoiceOver gestures.

For show notes and transcripts visit: www.access.ninja

In this episode of the Access Ninja Podcast Jonathan and Racheal discuss the impact of Siri on accessibility and teaching/learning VoiceOver gestures.

 

 

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Apple Celebrates ADA Anniversary with Featured App Listing

The 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act is this Sunday, July 26th. This historic act was a major step towards eliminating discrimination against people with disabilities. To celebrate Apple is featuring some of their favorite accessibility apps on the front page of the App store.

You can find out more about ADA from the official ADA web site.