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iPhone and iPad applications that I love

While ago, I wrote about social networks and how they are useful and this time, I thought to share my experience with a few iApplications. Why do I say iApplications? Because, this post will be about a few applications that are used on iDevices and in particular on iPhone. One of the things I must […]

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How the visually impaired can use a computer?

Thanks to NASSCOM Foundation for publishing my below article. Most often, people have a question – can a blind person use a computer? If so, do they need a special keyboard or a special computer? Before answering this question, let me take an example of a typist who never looks at the keyboard but can […]

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Thousands of Websites; all are citizen centric; but are they accessible to all citizens – a review

Reproduced from CIS Accessibility Blog Thanks CIS for the opportunity. Today, there are about 7800 Central and state government websites hosted by the National Informatics Centre (NIC). They are all certainly citizen centric – whether it is the Ministry of Finance, banks, the passport authority, educational board, transport, consumer affairs, or the most important website […]

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Travel Tips for people with vision impairment

I often read in some mailing lists about need of escort for visually impaired travelers. While that’s true that having an escort would be helpful for people with vision impaired, I have also seen several visually impaired traveling alone, busy attending conferences. So wanted to collect trips and tricks for people with vision impaired as […]

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Solutions for people with low vision

Early 2010, I have contributed to Accessibility Knowledge Series by BarrierBreak Technologies and thought, now I should quote that here and add some more tips. Much often, we attend meetings and conferences; Today, mostly every speaker uses Power Point Slides to express what they will have to say. Although they speak most of the time, […]

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What makes us to build a successful career?

I often see people talking a lot about how frustrated they are with current job even they have just started with a job. But at the end of the day, they really work to the extent that they need to, then I wonder, why they should stress to themselves for thinking about all discomforts. In […]

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Thyagaraja Aradhana 24th January

Today is one of the days one who loves and cares for music should remember. Today the 24th January is Aradhana of Shri. Thyagaraja. Some lines from Wikipedia about Aradhana: The Aradhana in its present format is not even a hundred years old. Thyagaraja died in 1847. A few days before his death, he had […]

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Memories with my teachers

September 5th is a day I celebrate most as it gives me an opportunity to acknowledge all my teachers who have been responsible for the life that I am leading today. Firstly, let me share some of my memories as to how we used celebrate teacher’s day during school days. While I was studying at […]

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Using appropriate elements in blog posts

Most often, I see blog posts where blogs without use of appropriate elements such as headings, tables etc. So thought let me write some tips that one should consider while writing a blog post. Never copy and paste from a word processing document or internet page Use appropriate heading structure if your post has sub […]

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How to grab a career opportunity?

This article is generic but also, include tips for people with disabilities. A few years back, for people with disabilities, it was a big challenge to get an employment in spite having extreme qualifications and that was just due to lack of awareness. Employers were not sure, what kind of jobs they could offer to […]

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