Category : Appearances

Digital Outcasts Book Now In Production

December 11th, 2012 by Kel Smith | Comments Off on Digital Outcasts Book Now In Production

The manuscript for Digital Outcasts has been delivered. As of today, I can’t tell you whether it’s any good. I think it probably is, but I’m too close to be the most objective judge of quality. What I can tell you is that the book is now in production and will soon be available for […]

“Digital Outcasts” in the News

May 26th, 2012 by Kel Smith | Comments Off on “Digital Outcasts” in the News

Nice writeup by Omar Gallaga of the Austin American-Statesman on technology needs of the disabled. The book got a nice mention.

A CSUN Preview: Gracie Asks for a Crunchie

February 26th, 2012 by Kel Smith | 1 comment

This week I’ll be presenting at the CSUN Conference for Persons with Disabilities on a topic entitled Yesterday’s Future: How the Technology of Tomorrow is Benefitting Today’s Digital Outcasts. I’m happy to have as my co-presenter the brilliant Lisa Domican, inventor of the Grace App for Autism available for iPhone and iPad. Below you’ll find […]

Interaction12 in Dublin

January 28th, 2012 by Kel Smith | Comments Off on Interaction12 in Dublin

Next week begins the “Digital Outcasts 2012″ speaking tour, with the first stop at Interaction12 in Dublin.

“Digital Outcasts” now on Facebook and Twitter

July 24th, 2011 by Kel Smith | Comments Off on “Digital Outcasts” now on Facebook and Twitter

Working on a book is like flinging a pot of cooked spaghetti into the air, then trying to catch a single portion with a pair of chopsticks. There is always an excess of ideas, and the trick is in developing a process that filters all this content into a cogent offering. Then there is the […]

Digital Outcasts Presentation at LEEF 2011

June 16th, 2011 by Kel Smith | Comments Off on Digital Outcasts Presentation at LEEF 2011

Tomorrow I head to Harrisburg PA to speak at the Learning and Entertainment Education Forum (LEEF) at the University of Science and Technology. The mission of LEEF is to explore the use of games, simulations and virtual worlds for both learning and work. The two-day program, hosted by the wonderful Andy Petroski and featuring no […]

14th Annual Accessing Higher Ground

June 2nd, 2011 by Kel Smith | Comments Off on 14th Annual Accessing Higher Ground

Just learned that I’ll be presenting at this year’s Accessing Higher Ground conference in Boulder, CO. I’m looking forward to seeing all my friends in accessibility in a great venue. Will I be promoting the book during that presentation? Um, probably. (Sorry.) Here’s the conference info: Disability Services at the University of Colorado at Boulder […]