The Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is looking to hire an Associate to support the development of a national AT policy and/or strategy for Liberia and the evaluation the budget impact of the national policy/strategy. The AT Associate may additionally take on the implementation of other AT activities depending on funding availability. This position willContinue reading Job Opportunity with CHAI Liberia
WHO has recently published a new policy brief on improving access to assistive technology (AT). Targeted at policy makers, this brief highlights the challenges in access to AT and gives concrete actions to improve access across 5 key areas: people-centered, policy, products, provision, and personnel. The policy brief advocates for the inclusion of assistiveContinue reading New WHO policy brief on improving access to assistive technology (AT)
Videos explaining things with optimistic nihilism. Kurzgesagt, (German for “in a nutshell”), is a German animation studio founded by Philipp Dettmer. The studio’s YouTube channel focuses on minimalist animated educational content, using the flat design style.  It discusses scientific, technological, political, philosophical and psychological subjects. Narrated by Steve Taylor, videos on the channel areContinue reading Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell
Every video on this channel contains an element of truth. Derek Muller answers intriguing questions and explores entertaining subjects through the lense of science. For example, do you know how chameleons change color, whether cell phones can cause brain tumors, or how welding in space works? You’ll find out on Veritasium. Subscribe to this channelContinue reading Veritasium
What happened? On Saturday 29 August 2020, I ate something that did not agree with me at all. I felt nautious on Sunday but, ascribed it to the weather and my current general lack of apetite. However, by late Sunday afternoon, I was making regular trips to the pottie and not enjoying it one bit.Continue reading The joys of food poisoning.
Recommendations to employers on accommodating blind and visually impaired employees By Hanif Kruger – firstname.lastname@example.org Last updated on Wednesday 12 August 2020 The outbreak of Covid-19 has wrought disruption on a massive scale, with organisations across the country scrambling to keep their businesses operational while ensuring the safety of their staff. It is clear thatContinue reading Recommendations to employers on accommodating blind and visually impaired employees
Swisscows is the data-safe search engine and the absolute alternative to Google. Swisscows does not monitor and does not store any data. In addition, Swisscows is family-friendly and child-friendly, unlike Startpage and Duckduckgo. Swisscows does not provide any results with pornographic content. Be sure to bookmark the SwissCows web page and share the news especiallyContinue reading Swisscows – Child friendly search engine
This is an alternative front-end to Small YouTube. Very accessible and blind friendly. Features: Audio-only mode (and no need to keep window open on mobile) Open-source (AGPLv3 licensed) No ads No need to create a Google account to save subscriptions Lightweight (homepage is ~4 KB compressed) Tools for managing subscriptions: * Only show unseen videosContinue reading Invideous
“This channel is a great place to learn about technology. Beginners should start with the As Fast As Possible playlist, which features short videos that explain basic technology and terms. For example, you can find out about TCP/IP, CPU Cache, or how fitness trackers work. If you’re in the market for a new PC, theContinue reading LinusTechTips
Note: This is not a full review. I was rather excited when I got my new Huawei P40 Lite. However, this excitement was short lived. What was the issue? I was not able to independently activate the screen reader feature on the device without sighted help. Minus 10 points right away. What then?Continue reading Huawei P40 Lite – Quick review – Thumbs down.