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This podcast is focused on technology that supports people who are blind and visually impaired. Our panel of IT Trainers & guest panelists discuss all the latest in mainstream and inclusive technology innovations in a fun and informative manner. NCBI Labs is the technology function within NCBI (National Council for the Blind Ireland)NCBI is the national sight loss agency in Ireland. NCBI Labs provide technology assessments and training for all our service users. We are a not for profit chari ...
 
BlindTechAdventures seeks to serve your content consumption needs by providing both interesting tech topics and adventure-related topics. This started as a YouTube channel, however we are providing this podcast as an alternative way for consuming this content. To check out the YouTube channel where you can interact with us live during the broadcast, please visit www.youtube.com/blindtechadventures
 
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Blind Tech Guys is here to bridge the gap for blind and visually impaired users of technology. We discuss all things related to tech; however, we mainly focus on Android, iOS and mobile devices from a blind and visually impaired perspective. If you have any questions or suggestions for future podcasts, please send an email to contact@blindtechguys.com.
 
Android isn’t just phones. It's a complex ecosystem. It’s feature-filled. It’s customizable. Each week, Jason Howell will take a closer look at the Android operating system as well as the unique devices running it worldwide. From feature spotlights, to tips and tricks, and even reviews of apps that make Android so much fun, Hands-On Android will change how you use your smartphone for the better. Screen reader support enabled. Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episod ...
 
SonicErotica aims to provide erotic audio specifically tailored towards people with vision impairment. You'll find us easy to navigate with a screen reader such as JAWS, and full of stimulating stories, provocative dialogue, real sounds and personal confessions to make your ears blush. Our focus is not only on creating audio versions of great fiction, but on really bringing these to life with high sound quality and authentic soundscapes to deliver to the visually impaired (and anyone else wi ...
 
Android isn’t just phones. It's a complex ecosystem. It’s feature-filled. It’s customizable. Each week, Jason Howell will take a closer look at the Android operating system as well as the unique devices running it worldwide. From feature spotlights, to tips and tricks, and even reviews of apps that make Android so much fun, Hands-On Android will change how you use your smartphone for the better. Screen reader support enabled. Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episod ...
 
Workspace Recap is the only show dedicated to and discussing all of the changes happening in Google Workspace on a weekly basis, as well as how all these changes affect our users and our businesses. Google Workspace is innovating at a breakneck pace, making it difficult to keep up and keep track. Join us each week as we discuss What’s New in Google Workspace, Upcoming releases, and answer your questions. Hit the subscribe button, engage with us on Twitter at twitter.com/workspacerecap and on ...
 
Podcasting since 2004, Jonathan Mosen MNZM is a totally blind Chief Executive, advocate, entrepreneur, technology expert and broadcaster. Direct from his studio in Wellington New Zealand, Jonathan talks about anything that takes his fancy this week, from helping you make sense of technology to music to politics to disability issues and much more. And listeners love to talk back. It's a captivating listen in which you can be informed, entertained, amused, in strong agreement and strong frustr ...
 
Hosted by Alexandre Bellemare and Olivier D'Anjou, this podcast offers tips and tricks in the daily use of assistive technologies for the blind and low vision users. Many different topics are covered in this podcast. You'll learn about Braille displays, screen readers (JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver, TalkBack), OCR technologies, recent technology innovations, and much more.
 
Everything Stephen King, from Carrie to The Institute, from the novels to the short stories, from the small screen to the big screen. Each month we take a deep dive into one book from the bibliography of the King of horror fiction, while also charting the byways of King's forays into other genres (The Dark Tower series, On Writing etc) and also casting an eye on the many TV and film adaptations of King's work. Recorded live from the UEA media suite, Richard Sheppard interviews writers, acade ...
 
"The most powerful handheld BIOGAS ANALYZER. Ideally suited for solid waste disposal, Digesters plus Waste to Energy Engine Tuning Simple operation,Compact & Rugged,Easy Data Handling,Low ownership cost. For solid waste disposal and anaerobic digesters, the OPTIMA 7 measures methane, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, oxygen, plus pressure, flow and temperature. It can also be outfitted for the tuning of WTE engines, whether on biogas or natural gas to measure carbon monoxide and NOx. Fast an ...
 
“Call me Ishmael” is one of the most famous opening lines in American literature. With these words, opens one of the strangest and most gripping stories ever written about the sea and sea-faring. Moby Dick by Herman Melville is today considered one of the greatest novels written in America but paradoxically, it was a miserable failure when it first made its debut in 1851. Entitled Moby Dick or The Whale the book finally got its due after the author's death and is now regarded as a classic po ...
 
In the 25+ years Janet Lansbury has worked with children and parents, she's learned a lot. She's here to share it with you. Each episode of Unruffled addresses a reader's parenting issue through the lens of Janet's respectful parenting philosophy, consistently offering a perspective shift that ultimately frees parents of the need for scripts, strategies, tricks, and tactics. Janet is a parenting author and consultant whose website (JanetLansbury.com) is visited by millions of readers annuall ...
 
This much-loved story follows a group of animal friends in the English countryside as they pursue adventure … and as adventure pursues them! The chief characters - Mole, Rat, and Toad - generally lead upbeat and happy lives, but their tales are leavened with moments of terror, homesickness, awe, madcap antics, and derring-do. Although classed as children’s literature, The Wind in the Willows holds a gentle fascination for adults too. The vocabulary is decidedly not “Dick and Jane”, and a rea ...
 
Set in 19th century Russia, The Brothers Karamazov (Russian: Братья Карамазовы) is the last novel written by the illustrious author Fyodor Dostoyevsky who died a few months before the book's publication. The deeply philosophical and passionate novel tells the story of Fyodor Karamazov, an immoral debauch whose sole aim in life is the acquisition of wealth. Twice married, he has three sons whose welfare and upbringing, he cares nothing about. At the beginning of the story, Dimitri Karamazov, ...
 
A poor young boy from the slums of London watches a royal procession pass, with the youthful Prince of Wales riding at its head. He ventures too close and is caught and beaten by the Prince's guards. However, the young royal stops them and invites the vagrant to the palace. Here the two boys sup alone and are stunned to discover that they bear a startling resemblance to each other. The Prince is Edward, long awaited heir of the monarch, Henry VIII, while the vagrant is Tom Canty, the son of ...
 
The six Bastable children are plunged into grief when their mother dies and their father's business partner cheats him of all his money. As a result, he loses not only his fortune but also his good name. However, the children decide to lend a hand. Determined to restore both, the children set out to find some way of making money. A variety of amusing and exciting events follow as they plunge into a series of scrapes in search of a legendary lost treasure. Published in 1899, The Story of the ...
 
He is a wealthy gifted and handsome young pianist who worships beauty. She is a woman blessed with a divine voice, but a less than beautiful appearance. He proposes, but she cannot believe that his love will last. A tragic accident results in his losing his eyesight. She hears about the accident and takes up employment as his nurse without revealing her identity. This forgotten, 1910 best-seller still holds the power to charm and delight the modern-day reader. One of the most poignant love s ...
 
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Kia ora Mosen At Largers. A reminder that this podcast is indexed by chapter. Ifyou listen with a podcast client that offers chapter support, you can easilyskip between segments. We also make transcripts available, thanks to sponsorshipby Pneuma Solutions, a global leader in accessible cloud technologies. Visitthem on the web at
 
This week on The Book Drop we welcome Amy and Nicole to talk about the world of romance fiction. We share our thoughts on steamy versus sweet, the best Pride & Prejudice and fictional crushes. Check out the OPL events calendar for these upcoming events: Reading Challenge Book Club | December 13, 2022, 6pm – 7pm at Millard Branch All the books, movi…
 
Google is wrapping up the year with a slower pace and a handful of new updates. This week's updates focus on Cloud search Query API and improving meeting quality when joining on virtual machines. We also cover new ChromeOS admin dashboard management controls, and how to join the alpha program. Stay tuned to the second half of the show for a special…
 
On the show this week we find out about Sight Tech Global 2022, a virtual, free, and highly accessible event on December 7 and 8 that convenes some of the world’s top experts working on inclusive tech, especially AI, for people who are blind or visually impaired. To find out more about what’s in store we are joined by Brian Fischler, comedian, podc…
 
On this episode we were joined by special guest Quinn Henoch. A framework for clinicians to improve the decision-making process in return to sport. Yung KK, Ardern CL, Serpiello FR, et al. Sports Med Open. 2022;8(1):52. doi:10.1186/s40798-022-00440-z Due to copyright laws, unless the article is open source we cannot legally post the PDF on the webs…
 
Janet addresses a parent’s concerns about her daughter’s unwillingness to play independently. She seems to need constant stimulation and entertainment. For more advice on common infant/toddler parenting issues, please check out Janet's books in paperback at Amazon, and in audio at Audible (adbl.co/2OBVztZ). Also available for download, her audio se…
 
Nick Colley says “… in the analytics somewhere, there’s a dashboard, and it says when they released shorts, I really started to enjoy Instagram. But actually, if you came in, saw what the impact is, it’s like me miserably hooked to this dopamine loop of it is like, is really not enjoyable.” Thanks to Fable… Continue Reading Nick Colley speaks about…
 
Kia ora Mosen At Largers. A reminder that this podcast is indexed by chapter. Ifyou listen with a podcast client that offers chapter support, you can easilyskip between segments. We also make transcripts available, thanks to sponsorshipby Pneuma Solutions, a global leader in accessible cloud technologies. Visitthem on the web at\
 
This week on The Book Drop we wrap up the 2022 OPL Reading Challenge with recommendations for essays and short stories and talk about the books we'd like to spend a day in for query of the week. Check out the OPL events calendar for these upcoming events: Postcards and Photographs for Genealogy (Virtual Program) |December 08, 5pm - 6:15 pm Reading …
 
What if I told you that there’s an Icelandic Christmas tradition where you spend an entire day (or evening) reading books and sipping hot cocoa? And it’s what you’re SUPPOSED to be doing. Yes, this is a real thing! It’s called Jolabokaflod, and in this episode, you’ll hear: Where the tradition came from 3 super-simple steps to your own Jolabokaflod…
 
Why should you have high-level design in your applications? Carl and Richard chat with Billy Hollis about the concepts around high-level design and how it can help make better software. Billy talks about how high-level design addresses more than UX concerns, expanding into architecture and business workflow to think more deeply about how we use sof…
 
Super short show this week with only 3 silent updates and zero published releases. This has never happened in the past 101 episodes we have done, but it was bound to happen eventually. Enjoy! Shoutout to our friends at @Lawrence Systems in this week's episode mentioning their studio setup. Check out that video here: https://youtu.be/vgIT96iiU70 Sil…
 
Measurement Schmeasurement: Questionable Measurement Practices and How to Avoid Them Flake JK, Fried EI. Adv Meth Pract Psychol Sci. 2020;3(4):456-465. doi:10.1177/2515245920952393 Due to copyright laws, unless the article is open source we cannot legally post the PDF on the website for the world to download at will. Brought to you by CSMi – https:…
 
We may not always agree with the parenting styles of our relatives and friends, and that's okay. Get-togethers can still be enjoyable, positive social experiences for us and for our kids. In this episode, Janet offers her perspective on some of the common challenges that arise in gatherings with friends, family, and in public situations with other …
 
Welcome to Idaho,0:00.000 Voting is open in Mushroom FM's holiday countdown and Christmasparty,3:03.462 Mushroom FM goes all in onMastodon,6:29.832 Spontaneous iPhone reboots,20:04.000 Multiple iOS 16 issues,21:55.839 Emergency SOS satellite feature on iPhone,27:29.018 VoiceOver focus issues,31:56.859 Amateur radio,33:53.834 Windows usability,39:04…
 
How do you secure your existing applications from the security exploits out there today? Carl and Richard talk to Joylynn Kirui about the challenges developers face in making secure applications. Joylynn talks about understanding the threat landscape and staying up to date on the CVEs that can represent a zero-day vulnerability to your application.…
 
From video doorbells to smart lighting, this week on Talking Technology we share our top tips for keeping your home safe through the benefits of smart home technology. Next up it’s product reviews as we put the latest iPhone SE mobile phone and Apple AirPods Pro 2 under the microscope and tell you our thoughts on both products. Finally, with Black …
 
Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Steve and I had a great time chatting on this weeks episode before we hit the updates so it took a little longer than usual. Crazy times in the tech and social media worlds right now, anyone want to venture a guess how long it will be until Google gives social media another shot?? Silent Releases Drag content from Googl…
 
Evidence of ACL healing on MRI following ACL rupture treated with rehabilitation alone may be associated with better patient-reported outcomes: a secondary analysis from the KANON trial. Filbay SR, Roemer FW, Lohmander LS, et al. Br J Sports Med. Published Ahead of Print. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2022-105473 Due to copyright laws, unless the article is…
 
A concerned parent writes that her 3-year-old seems to be in a constant state of frustration or anxiety, and she makes outlandish demands and cries when she doesn’t get her way. While this mom tries to be compassionate, it’s getting more and more difficult, and she worries that her own postpartum anxiety may have modeled the behavior. She’s looking…
 
In this episode: Announcement re pausing the podcast till around Valentine's Day 2023....so I can write you a handbook on splits! :-) Patreon billing for the monthly pledges of supporters will be paused from now until February 2023 ...but I'm still available for messages from Patrons during the winter for any burning questions. Also feel free to wr…
 
Kia ora Mosen At Largers. A reminder that this podcast is indexed by chapter. Ifyou listen with a podcast client that offers chapter support, you can easilyskip between segments. We also make transcripts available, thanks to sponsorshipby Pneuma Solutions, a global leader in accessible cloud technologies. Visitthem on the web at
 
This week on The Book Drop it's all about food! We talk about staff potlucks, explore food as a metaphor and share our most disappointing culinary experiences for query of the week. Check out the OPL events calendar for these upcoming events: Reading Challenge Book Club | December 13, 2022, 6pm – 7pm at Millard Branch All the books, movies, TV show…
 
Why should .NET developers build Power Apps? Carl and Richard talk to April Dunnam about the latest in Microsoft's Power Platform and why .NET developers should get involved. April talks about the fusion development methodology, where domain experts use the Power Platform tools alongside .NET developers using Visual Studio to build line-of-business…
 
I have to apologize to everyone, over the last 45 episodes our sound has been much quieter than it should have been. I did a lot of digging and getting into super nerdy sound stuff and learned that I was exporting with the wrong set of parameters in Final Cut Pro as I had originally learned how to do it, but it turns out that was not in fact optimi…
 
Constructive and obsessive criticism in science Prasad V, Ioannidis JPA. Eur J Clin Invest. 2022;52(11):e13839. doi:10.1111/eci.13839 Bonus sealioning content Due to copyright laws, unless the article is open source we cannot legally post the PDF on the website for the world to download at will. Brought to you by CSMi – https://www.humacnorm.com/pt…
 
Janet's guest is psychologist, writer, researcher, and Harvard lecturer Susan Linn. For decades, Susan has been a passionate advocate for our children and a steadfast fighter against the infiltration of Big Business and Big Tech into kids' lives (and parents' pocketbooks). In an eye-opening discussion, Susan describes how digital culture is designe…
 
Panelists: Brian Norton, Josh Anderson, Belva Smith, Tracy Castillo ATFAQ173 – Q1. AT for Dyslexia, Q2. Adaptive Gaming Options, Q3. Fidget Toys, Q4. Text-based AAC Apps, Q5. Online Typing Tutorials for the blind, Q5. Where does the passion for your work come from? —– Transcript Starts Here —– Speaker 1: I have a question. Speaker […]…
 
By now, most of us are knee deep in our homeschool year. And no matter how far into your year you are, and no matter what’s happened that you either did, or didn’t, expect to happen, I’m willing to bet that something funny has happened: You’re carrying around a lot of pinecones. What on earth do I mean by that? In this episode, you’ll hear: All the…
 
Are your APIs vulnerable to hacking? Carl and Richard talk to Dana Epp about how APIs have become the focus of black hats today. Dana talks about tooling you can use to look at your APIs the same way the hackers do, and find potential exploit paths for impersonating users, stealing data, and otherwise exploiting your system. There's an OWASP list s…
 
Google finally slowed down on the release cadence to give everyone a breather so you get a short episode this week! I want to give a shoutout to our sister show SaaS Showdown available everywhere you can find Workspace Recap, and is all about managing SaaS at your organization while staying sane. Their latest episode is debating, who owns that app,…
 
Since its initial release in 1995, JAWS has evolved to become the screen reader of choice for millions of visually impaired computer users around the world. On Talking Technology this week we are delighted to welcome Matt Ater, Vice President of Enterprise Sales from Vispero who produce the JAWS screen reader, ZoomText magnifier and Fusion, which c…
 
On this episode we were joined by special guest Chris Juneau. Visual inspection for lower limb malalignment diagnosis is unreliable Nguyen HC, van Egmond N, de Visser HM, et al. Cartilage. Published ahead of print. doi:10.1177/19476035221113952 Due to copyright laws, unless the article is open source we cannot legally post the PDF on the website fo…
 
Many of us imagine late afternoons or evenings with our children as the perfect time to wind down and connect after a busy day. Unfortunately, this is often precisely when our children need to unload the day’s stresses. Which means that instead of enjoying restorative quality time together, we're faced with challenging behavior, high emotions, and …
 
Kia ora Mosen At Largers. A reminder that this podcast is indexed by chapter. Ifyou listen with a podcast client that offers chapter support, you can easilyskip between segments. We also make transcripts available, thanks to sponsorshipby Pneuma Solutions, a global leader in accessible cloud technologies. Visitthem on the web at
 
This week on The Book Drop we welcome Carl from The Bookworm to talk about the books we're excited to read this winter. And we say farewell to the spooky season as we share our favorite Halloween decor of the year. Check out the OPL events calendar for these upcoming events: Friends of OPL Book Sale, Saturday, November 5, 2022, 10am – 3pm Storybook…
 
How do we make open source work for everyone? While at NDC in Oslo, Carl and Richard talked to David Whitney about his experiences working on open-source projects, and the challenges of making them sustainable. David talks about how many projects start with an individual making something for themselves, which then evolves into many people utilizing…
 
This week we are continuing with adding visual context from any videos, gifs, and screenshots of the releases to make it easier for you to understand the updates and bring you the best possible episode of Workspace Recap. This episode is much tighter than last week as I work to improve and tweak my editing style. It did take me 4 hours to edit and …
 
Influence of Long-Lasting Static Stretching on Maximal Strength, Muscle Thickness and Flexibility Warneke K, Brinkmann A, Hillebrecht M, et al. Front Physiol. 2022;13:878955. doi:10.3389/fphys.2022.878955 Due to copyright laws, unless the article is open source we cannot legally post the PDF on the website for the world to download at will. Brought…
 
Janet is joined by Nedra Tawwab: therapist, relationship expert, and author of the NY Times best-seller “Set Boundaries, Find Peace.” Nedra and Janet discuss how our personal boundaries with friends, family, co-workers, and children are crucial for building positive, healthy relationships. Nedra emphasizes how boundaries begin with being kinder to …
 
Isaac Thorne is a man with a serious imagination. Hell Spring, his most recent novel contains (amongst much else) a killer Marilyn Monroe, cataclysmic floods, self-mutilation, time travel and monstrous phalluses. Who better to investigate one of King's more off-kilter, leftfield novels, the fantasy epic The Eyes of the Dragon? We discuss this charm…
 
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