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 Continue reading “https://srinivasu.org/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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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 Continue reading “https://srinivasu.org/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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Hello All: January 4th is Birthday of Dr. (I know, he do not have an official doctorate, but he deserves it) Louis Braille. Louis Braille is inventor of Braille Script that is used by people with vision impairment to read and write. This script is based on six tiny dots. Louis got this idea originally Continue reading “https://srinivasu.org/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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Hello, firstly, warm wishes to everyone on marking the International Day of Persons with Disabilities – 3rd December, and I know, there are a lot of events planned across India and rest of the world. Congratulations everyone for being very active to create awareness towards disability. I only have three messages; one is for society, Continue reading “https://srinivasu.org/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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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 Continue reading “https://srinivasu.org/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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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 Continue reading “https://srinivasu.org/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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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, Continue reading “https://srinivasu.org/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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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 Continue reading “https://srinivasu.org/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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During Census 2001, there were only about 21 million people with disabilities were counted and whereas, there are about 70 million people with different disabilities in India. It is so important that every person with disability get counted and only then it will be easy to approach for reasonable accommodation, accessibility and equal opportunities. So Continue reading “https://srinivasu.org/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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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 Continue reading “https://srinivasu.org/blog/wp-content/themes/gridd”

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