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Why don’t the worlds of mainstream tech and accessibility tech ever seem to collide? Shelly, who keeps one foot in each, wants to know. She and her guests from both worlds chew over the news and trends of the day, mixing in an accessibility perspective. Hosted by Shelly Brisbin.

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Why don’t the worlds of mainstream tech and accessibility tech ever seem to collide? Shelly, who keeps one foot in each, wants to know. She and her guests from both worlds chew over the news and trends of the day, mixing in an accessibility perspective. Hosted by Shelly Brisbin.

    #GAAD: Beyond the Hashtag

    #GAAD: Beyond the Hashtag

    Ten years ago, a pair of accessibility advocates created Global Accessibility Awareness Day, or #GAAD. The annual event now attracts Fortune 500 companies, including Apple, Google and Microsoft. Cofounder Joe Devon says, #GAAD is still about developers.

    • 38 min
    Web Accessibility Testing on Mobile

    Web Accessibility Testing on Mobile

    • 47 min
    Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Tech

    Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Tech

    We discuss how to achieve and sustain true DEI in tech and STEM fields for women, people of color and people with disabilities. Our guest is an educator, an engineer and an advocate for meaningful DEI in all kinds of tech workplaces.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    I Think I'm Part of a MISSION

    I Think I'm Part of a MISSION

    NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory catalogs exploding stars, black holes and more, turning them into visualizations. How can someone who is blind share in the beauty and the science of the images Chandra data scientists create? You're about to find out.

    • 34 min
    Indoor Navigation: We're Working on the Sighted Experience

    Indoor Navigation: We're Working on the Sighted Experience

    Tech-assisted navigation means more than using your phone or to find your way outside. Improving indoor navigation has long been a project for people with blindness and low vision, but its importance is growing for venues and tech companies, too.

    • 28 min
    Nothing is Ruined in Android 12

    Nothing is Ruined in Android 12

    What's new in Android 12, and in accessibility for Google platforms? I'm visiting with my favorite Google-focused writers for a one-month-past-I/O update from Google world.

    • 55 min

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