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 […]
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For those of you in the Toronto area, I’ll be doing a “Digital Outcasts” session on Wednesday May 29 at 7:00 PM. The fine folks of Toronto Accessibility and Inclusive Design will be holding the meetup, with the fine folks at Devlin providing the venue. I’ll be raffling off free copies of the book as […]
If you’re one of approximately 25,000 interactive professionals who annually descend upon Austin for SXSW, this year I’ll be joining you. The session takes place on Tuesday, March 12 at 3:30 PM and is located at the Austin Convention Center. My presentation will explore “bootstrapping” topics related to the book, as well as a few […]
For all the wonderful technology that’s out there, much of it is inaccessible from the standpoint of cost, availability or awareness. How do we best utilize mobile apps and personal devices to improve health outcomes for the homebound patient?
Timothy Hay of the Wall Street Journal yesterday released a great piece on the emerging prevalence of mind-controlled video games.
A great new development is the creation of Kinetix Academy, the result of LCA winning the “Innovation in Issaquah” award for their use of the Kinect in therapy.
An automated system that keeps watch over children could spot the telltale signs of autism and lead to earlier diagnoses, according to an article in New Scientist.
Nice piece in The Atlantic on how blind people have embraced the iPhone, a device that offers surprising accessibility features despite its flat screen and visual interface.
Lee Ridley, born with cerebral palsy and unable to speak since birth, transforms himself as a working stand-up comedian at London’s Soho Theatre thanks to new technology.
A food desert is a term given to any part of the industrialized world where healthy, affordable food is difficult for consumers to obtain. New technologies combined with community involvement may one day solve a growing health problem.