It would be nice if Zoom considered neurodiversity as much as it has deafness. I've complained to Zoom through the Help menu feedback feature for the past year about its unfriendliness to me, with no sign of improvement. Zoom has worked hard on deaf accessibility. An automatic transcript can be provided, and I believe they've … Continue reading Zoom Accessibility Distractions
When good people use good software to do bad things to websites
Flash is a wonderful piece of software when used to add functionality to a website. It is not a substitute for HTML. In particular, it may shut out some people from using your website. I've already written on the fact that iPhones and iPads don't run Flash. Now I'm going to tell you about how … Continue reading When good people use good software to do bad things to websites
iPad not there yet for zoomers
I decided to try out the iPad today at my local Apple store. I discovered that it is not that friendly for folks whose eyes don't match up to twenty-something UI designers, and there seem to be some glitches elsewhere as well. As someone who is not usually happy with font sizes, I will say … Continue reading iPad not there yet for zoomers
Why can’t an OS be more like a browser?
Computer operating systems and the programs that run in them are surprisingly inflexible in appearance, given the power of personal computers today. Browsers are incredibly flexible. OS's and programs could afford to learn a lesson from browsers.