About Becka11y

Web Accessibility Consultant with 30+ years in the software industry and 12+ years of direct accessibility innovation.

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-04-12

just checked keyboard column resizing into dojox DataGrid. Still some bugs to work out but making keyboard a11y progress! #Dojo # Hey, I made the IBM Human Ability and Accessibility Center Events page! http://tinyurl.com/5vpcgl # interesting discussion of ARIA role=presentation in Free ARIA google group: http://tinyurl.com/cbzz86 # trying to fix dijit unified event handler to […]

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-04-05

just read interesting viewpoint article on Computing as a Social Science in April issue of Communications of ACM: http://tinyurl.com/cu5pqf # first pass implementation to make Dojo Dnd icons accessible to low vision: http://tinyurl.com/co9x7t and http://tinyurl.com/cullxt #Dojo # sure glad I didn’t tweet about the 200K+ hits on my slideshare posting http://tinyurl.com/cztxmg 🙂 # Just blogged […]

Stevie Wonder Interview on Click

Great interview with Stevie Wonder from Click – BBC’s Technology Programme. The video interview is 15 minutes long but there is also a written synopsis. It was interesting to hear Stevie’s use of technology and also his opinion on surgery to restore eyesight. I was pleased so hear the interviewer bring up the issue of […]

Disappointed with whitehouse.gov a11y

A colleague pointed me to the new whitehouse.gov site on the day of the inauguration. I was proud that he had already noticed that the site wasn’t particularly accessible – that means my a11y message is getting through! With all of the talk on the news about the new administration embracing the internet I expected […]