Trip.com: Where Your Travel Dreams Go to Die (Unless You’re Not Blind)

Well, folks, I’ve done it again. I’ve managed to turn the simple act of booking a flight into an epic odyssey of frustration and disappointment. This time, the villain of the story is none other than trip.com, a website that seems to be specifically designed to torment blind travelers like myself.   You see, I … Read more

The Unseen Threat: Your Phone’s Baseband Operating System and Your Privacy

Introduction:   Did you know your smartphone has a hidden operating system running in the background that you cannot control or even see? It’s called the baseband operating system (BOS), and it manages communication between your phone and cellular networks. While essential for making calls and using data, the BOS poses significant privacy and security … Read more

Navigating the Digital Labyrinth of hCaptcha.com

Introduction In the vast digital landscape, hCaptcha.com stands as a self-proclaimed guardian against bots and human abuse, aiming to secure the internet from malicious entities. However, the irony unfolds as this digital knight inadvertently ensnares those it vows to protect, particularly the visually impaired, in a labyrinth of accessibility challenges. This narrative sheds light on … Read more

Navigating My World with a Dash of Humour: Seeing Beyond Sight

Disclaimer: Read At Your Own Risk (and Delight) Ahoy, dear reader! Before you embark on this rollercoaster of wit, wisdom, and wild revelations, a few words of caution are in order. If you’re the kind of person who believes feelings should always trump facts, or if you’ve ever been deeply offended because your neighbour dared … Read more

The Dawn of a New Era: The Inclusion and Safety Brought by Self-Driving Cars in California

In a landmark decision that could revolutionize the transportation industry and create more inclusive mobility solutions, California regulators have given the green light to self-driving car companies Waymo and Cruise to operate their 24/7 robotaxi service in San Francisco.   For many, the sight of these autonomous vehicles has become a familiar scene in the … Read more