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Top Tech Tidbits for Thursday, April 11, 2019 - Volume 702

The Week's News in Adaptive Technology

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1) How the Web Became Unreadable

This is a Wired article with lots of examples:
https://www.wired.com/2016/10/how-the-web-became-unreadable/

2) Using Netflix on Your iDevice

Notes from the GetTogether on Technology about Netflix on iOS
https://gttprogram.blog/2019/04/09/gtt-edmonton-summary-notes-using-netflix-on-your-idevice-april-8-2019/

3) SuperSense App for Android

This unique app lets you define an object you're looking for and then helps you find it:
https://gttprogram.blog/2019/04/09/resource-supersense-app-for-android/

4) CSUN Interviews on FSCast #169

This podcast offers some interviews from the big conference:
http://hwcdn.libsyn.com/p/2/7/6/276855f4bef0eb52/FSCast169-April2019.mp3?c_id=39405539&cs_id=39405539&destination_id=699950&expiration=1554933680&hwt=212dc0a4710005eb4c7a2fc3db595ccb

5) CSUN Summary from Canada

Here is a summary of CSUN experiences from the GTT program:
https://gttprogram.blog/2019/04/08/gtt-toronto-summary-notes-csun-assistive-tech-conference-summary-march-21-2019/

6) CSUN Summary from Web Axe

This conference summary has received positive reviews:
http://www.webaxe.org/category/csun/

7) Website Accessibility Myths Debunked
This comes from the UserZoom blog:

https://www.userzoom.com/blog/10-web-accessibility-myths-debunked/

8) Getting the Job Done with Shortcuts: An Introduction for Blind Users

This latest book from Anna Dresner costs from $12 to $14.50 depending on desired medium, from National Braille Press:
http://www.nbp.org/ic/nbp/SHORTCUTS.html

9) Format Your Word Documents with JAWS and NVDA: A Guide for Students and Professionals

This new National Press Book costs either $18 or $20.50 depending on desired medium:
http://www.nbp.org/ic/nbp/WORD-FORMAT.html?id=M8Kz6eGi

10) Inclusive Employment Questionnaire

TAVIP seeks participants in this questionnaire with the aim to improve employment prospects for people with visual impairments. They offer several possible incentive prizes, which are only available to members, but membership is inexpensive and comes with many benefits:
https://bcab.org.uk/IEQ2019

11) Forging a Successful Accessibility Program

Join Sarah Horton, Strategy Lead at TPG, on April 18 2019 at 12:00 PM ET for an immersive webinar on forging a successful accessibility program:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/7015537904591/WN_qEOlZwuhSLGm7VwIZk2Bwg

12) All Laptops from Computers for the Blind Come with Working Batteries

Computers for the Blind has received an influx of donated machines, so all computers will henceforth come with working batteries. You can call 214-340-6328 or visit
https://www.computersfortheblind.org/application.php

13) Recording of BrailleNote Touch Plus Session Available

The recording of the Mystic Access webinar on the new Braille Note Touch Plus is available:
https://www.mysticaccess.com/download/getting-to-know-the-braillenote-touch-plus/

14) Tips and Tricks for OneNote

The next Microsoft Accessibility Webinar will take place Wednesday, 17 April 2019, at 19:00 GMT:
https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=v4j5cvGGr0GRqy180BHbRxkCFbE8eohLlKeYJpcMV_BURElHOFlEQlA3OThZNlVYN1c1UVg2RUhCTy4u&utm_source=t.co&utm_medium=referral

15) Seeing AI on Eyes on Success

Episode #1915 of Eyes on Success features this popular free iOS app:
http://eyesonsuccess.net

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