Pragmatica11y: On critical thinking and being acc-sexy-ble

Pragmatically with Denis Bourdeau

I want to tell you a story about a community of passionate individuals, fueled by the desire to make the Web a more accessible place for everyone: one that values inclusion and diversity. One that passionately believes people with disabilities and the elderly deserve to use the Web like the rest of us. A community that has become cloistered and has repeatedly burned bridges as… Continue Reading Pragmatica11y: On critical thinking and being acc-sexy-ble

Google + Adds New Accessibility Features to Hangouts

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The Google Hangouts team has made it clear that accessibility is important. In the past, we have seen the release of  Hangouts Captions, and Take the Floor, two apps that make using Google Hangouts accessible to sign language users. Yesterday they announced two more accessibility features! The first is an expanded list of keyboard shortcuts. These are helpful for those you don't want to, or… Continue Reading Google + Adds New Accessibility Features to Hangouts

Accessibility Stories: Real People, Real Lives

deque accessibility stories

As you know, Deque focuses on web accessibility software. Much of our days are spent talking about the important details of how to help an organization to become accessible. We talk about risk, about technology, about coding, and about organizational change. As important as these topics are, web accessibility is also about people. It's about making sure that everyone has the opportunity to use digital… Continue Reading Accessibility Stories: Real People, Real Lives

Google Art Project Brings Museum Art to All

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Accessible Art Google is using the technology created for their Google Street View project to bring art to the masses! While impossible to completely replicate the experience of viewing a piece of art in a museum, Google Art is trying to do the next best thing. The database has over 30,000 pieces from museums all over the world, and displays the artwork at 7 billion… Continue Reading Google Art Project Brings Museum Art to All

Deque’s #a11ychat Guide to CSUN 2013

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Welcome to Deque's #a11ychat guide to CSUN!  This guide was compiled based on the February #a11ychat - you can read the entire #a11ychat transcript on Chirpstory. First things first: you can review the entire list of CSUN 2013 sessions on the conference website. You can review Deque's CSUN 2013 schedule of sessions here.  We're featuring three different presentation tracks - Amaze, Accessibility Success Case Studies,… Continue Reading Deque’s #a11ychat Guide to CSUN 2013

Accessibility Round-Up – February 22, 2013

horse and cowboy with lasso and a11y

Here are some notable accessibility links from around the web this week: "Accessible content writing starter kit" - Access iQ(Featuring Deque's free accessibility testing plug-in, FireEyes, under Accessibility Tools!) "Quick Tip: Don't auto-play video, music and more" - A11y Project "CAPTCHA: Inaccessible to Everyone" - SitePoint "The End of Accessibility?" - .net "Accessibility Information Pages Show Corporate Commitment to all Customers" - Law Office of… Continue Reading Accessibility Round-Up – February 22, 2013

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