Empathy and Leadership

In May I attended and spoke at the John Slatin AccessU Conference sponsored by Knowbility. My good friend and retired IBM colleague, Richard Schwerdtfeger, was the keynote speaker. Rich was the Chief Technology Officer of Accessibility for the IBM Software group. He gave a great talk on “Empathy and Leadership, Where have they gone?” Rich […]

Presentation on HTML5 Accessibility

I presented HTML5 Accessibility at the 5th Annual online Accessibility Summit in September, 2014. I also presented this topic at Knowbility’s AccessU in May, 2014. I have posted a link to a zip file of the slides, the code and media examples, and the captioned versions of the screen reader demos. Note that the captioned […]

Notes from Inclusive Mobility Talk

As promised, here are the notes I made in preparation for my Inclusive Mobility Core Conversation at SXSWi 2011. I didn’t need to rely on these too much as people actively participated and asked questions! General: Talk is about making mobile applications accessible for ALL. Don’t want to just talk about people with disabilities because […]

SXSW – Final Interactive Day

I supported my friends at two accessibility talks today. First was Accessibility for the Visually Impaired: Ground Breaking New Technologies. This featured Michael Cooper from the W3C who I worked with when I was on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines working group. He was asked questions by the panel moderator, Genevieve Wilkins. Michael did a […]