Archive for July, 2013

Digital Outcasts at World Future 2013

July 24th, 2013 by Kel Smith | Comments Off on Digital Outcasts at World Future 2013

Promoting a book can be an exhausting series of lows and highs. I experienced both within the span of one hour at World Future 2013 in Chicago last weekend. My session was scheduled to start at 6:30 PM on Saturday, with a “Meet the Author” book signing immediately following at 7:45 in the conference bookstore. […]

Living the Dream in Virtual Worlds

July 24th, 2013 by Kel Smith | Comments Off on Living the Dream in Virtual Worlds

A couple of readers were intrigued that I devoted an entire chapter to the use of virtual environments among people with disabilities, thinking that such technologies were past their sell-by date. This recent video from Colorado Public News’ YouTube channel validates my mention of these online activities. Alice Krueger of Virtual Ability says it best: […]

Summer 2013 Appearances

July 4th, 2013 by Kel Smith | Comments Off on Summer 2013 Appearances

Haven’t had much to say in this space lately, since the book is out and promotion has slowed a bit. I have to say, for the most part feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. I’m particularly gratified by the kind words of one reader, who assured me that I “absolutely nailed what it’s like for parents […]