Accessibility is important. I have experience with web accessibility, with physical structures accessibility, and have a disability myself. This gives me a unique perspective to discuss these issues.
Recent Blog Posts
The Problems With Ramps Blended Into Stairs
The idea of blending ramps and stairs together appears, on the surface, to be a great approach to universal design. It provides for visually appealing stairs while including a ramp. But the implementation of that idea leaves a lot to be desired from an accessibility and safety point of view.
3D-Printed Exoskeleton Allows Paralysed Woman to “Walk”
Interesting article on CNET about an exoskeleton allowing a woman to walk again. Interesting but misleading. Yes, the use of 3D printing technology is awesome. But this is not "walking". The exoskeleton is holding the person up, and can move them in what LOOKS like walking. But it is more appearance than anything else.
Montreal in the snow
Today is our second real snow of the season. It’s really pretty. Jolly hard work getting through, but it’s pretty.