Several years ago there was much talk in the accessibility area about Braille displays. But today flat touchscreens are everywhere, in smart phones, pads and music players. How does a visually impaired person use a touchscreen interface?
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Wayne Gretzky differentiated a great hockey player from a merely good one by the ability to “skate where the puck’s going, not where it’s been”. And that is true of many areas.
So he resigned. I guess that didn’t come as a shock, but it’s nevertheless sad to see him go. He is probably the only industry leader who has been around since the computer business started.
Tonight was the Apple’s Fall Music Event, broad-casted live from San Francisco on the web. We watched it in the office on a Mac, since the new cool HTTP streaming is so far only available for Mac OS X 10.6 running Safari. The obvious choice of food were Big Macs (I would have asked for a Big Mac Mini if the burgers weren’t so small to begin with).
I’ve had the good fortune to try the new iPad on two separate occasions during the past week. One of these locations was a rooftop in Madrid, but I’ll put the stunning settings aside and mention the ups and downs of this hyped product in an almost objective way.