Job Opportunity with CHAI Liberia

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

New WHO policy brief on improving access to assistive technology (AT)

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)

Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

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. [1] It discusses scientific, technological, political, philosophical and psychological subjects. Narrated by Steve Taylor, videos on the channel areContinue reading Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

Recommendations to employers on accommodating blind and visually impaired employees

Recommendations to employers on accommodating blind and visually impaired employees By Hanif Kruger – mail@hanif.co 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 – Child friendly search engine

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

Huawei P40 Lite – Quick review – Thumbs down.

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.