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This podcast is focused on Pi Network. It will speak about its past performance, current relevance, and future possibilities. The latest news, updates, and insights about Pi will be spoken about on this podcast. If you want to help support this, you can make donations to my Pi account in the future. Feel free to share this podcast with other people who love Pi or for those who seek to learn more about Pi. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/PITGCC/support
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The CIO exchange podcast features technology and business leaders from around the world, discussing what's working, what's not, and what's next. Through stories of failure, success, passion, and struggle, we explore the ways in which these tech executives have moved both their companies and their careers forward. Each episode is a conversation focusing on a unique topic intended to provide the insight and perspective needed to help others make progress. This podcast is produced by VMware, a ...
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Double Tap is the show where blind people talk tech! If you’re blind or partially sighted and have an interest in technology, this is the show for you. Everyone is welcome no matter how old you are or how much or how little experience you have with technology. Each week the team will help you better understand how technology can help your everyday life, even if you have little or no sight. Join the conversation and add your voice to the show either by calling in, sending an email or leaving ...
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In this episode of Double Tap, Steven Scott and Shaun Preece dive into a significant update for Android users, specifically around Braille display compatibility.Matthew Horspool from the Braillists Foundation joins the conversation to break down the technicalities and implications of Android 15's beta release, which promises HID support for Braille…
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In this episode of Double Tap, hosts Steven Scott and Shaun Preece dive into a mix of tech news, listener feedback and some intriguing discussions about smart technology, particularly focusing on Amazon's Lady A (Alexa) and the evolving landscape of smart speakers and AI.Steven and Shaun predict the future will bring a new wave of smart speakers po…
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In this episode of Double Tap, Steven Scott and Shaun Preece kick off another show filled with discussions on Pi, the AI assistant, and listener emails.The hosts start with a conversation about a one-cup hot water dispenser Steven is considering buying. This discussion explores the challenges of using traditional kettles and the convenience of a on…
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In this episode of Double Tap, Steven Scott and Shaun Preece kick things off with a chat about Pi AI, a personal AI assistant that's been generating buzz for its impressive performance and utility. However, one listener's experience with Pi AI, as shared through an email, highlights some accessibility hurdles, particularly with its user interface a…
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In this episode of Double Tap, Steven Scott and Shaun Preece dive into the latest updates from Voice Dream Reader and explore a new tool to enhance web accessibility. First up, they discuss the recent changes announced by Voice Dream Reader. A listener, Graham, shares his discovery that the app's update notes suggest a shift away from a mandatory s…
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In this episode focusing on the best of YouTube from this week, the hosts, Steven Scott and Shaun Preece, discuss a range of topics related to technology and accessibility. First up, Michael Babcock joins the guys to chat about his recent trip to CSUN, particularly focusing on Sony's efforts in making cameras more accessible for the blind and parti…
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In this episode of Double Tap, hosts Steven Scott and Shaun Preece discuss the big stories this week in tech, plus we catch up with Matt Ater from Vispero about his trip to CSUN in California and his current stay in London, England.Mr. F is our special guest reader for the Double Tap news this week, including stories about how the solar eclipse goe…
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In this episode of Double Tap, hosts Steven Scott and Shaun Preece dive into a variety of topics, including the practicality of managing digital subscriptions, with Steven sharing his recent experience of trimming his subscriptions to manage his expenses better. Listener emails touch upon the antitrust case against Apple, debating the merits and im…
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In this episode of Double Tap, hosts Steven Scott and Shaun Preece dive into a variety of topics including the AI advancements with Apple's new system, Realm, which aims to outperform GPT-4 in understanding context and conversation. The episode takes a deep dive into the controversy surrounding Voice Dream Reader's shift to a subscription model, wi…
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In this episode of Double Tap, Steven Scott and Shaun Preece dive into the latest tech news, focusing on Google's settlement over tracking users in incognito mode and Amazon's new palm recognition service for payments and verification. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its advancements in text-to-speech and voice cloning technologies are a major par…
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In this episode of Double Tap, hosts Steven Scott and Shaun Preece dive into a range of topics with their characteristic blend of humour and insight. The show kicks off with a light-hearted discussion about the challenges of studio technology and the quirks of recording a daily show. The hosts share a laugh over an unexpected voicemail from a compa…
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In this episode of Double Tap, Steven Scott and Shaun Preece dive back into their overflowing inbox to tackle a variety of listener emails, exploring topics from accessible technology to personal anecdotes and beyond. One listener, Sharon from Michigan, updates the hosts on the Blindshell mobile program, highlighting the ongoing efforts to secure c…
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Comedians Darren Carter and John DiResta talk growing up in a different time, regrets and the future. Start That Party in your Earholes! Darren Carter, also known as "The Party Starter," is an American stand-up comedian and actor born in Fresno, California. He has been entertaining audiences for over 20 years with his unique style of comedy, which …
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In this lively episode of Double Tap, hosts Steven Scott and Shaun Preece start with a clarification about the Orbit Reader Q40, correcting a previous guest's thoughts about the number of cells it has; it's 40, not 48, as was mistakenly mentioned. The discussion then moves to Apple's WWDC announcement, where Steven expresses his waning interest in …
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In this lively episode of Double Tap, hosts Steven Scott and Shaun Preece, along with their special guest Michael Babcock, dive into a comprehensive review of this year's CSUN Assistive Technology Conference. Michael Babcock, a first-time attendee at CSUN, shares his experiences and insights from the event. He discusses various aspects of the confe…
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In this episode of Double Tap, Steven Scott and Shaun Preece dive into the hot topic of the Department of Justice's antitrust case against Apple. They unpack the government's claims that Apple is monopolizing the tech market, with a special focus on iMessage and Apple Pay. Steven argues that the case is based on outdated information, especially wit…
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Today on the show, Steven and Shaun dive into the big news from Aira and the Microsoft Surface event.Starting with the Microsoft Surface event, they discuss the unveiling of the Surface Pro 10 and Surface Laptop 6, specifically designed for business use. This sparks a debate about the relevance and excitement around Microsoft's offerings, especiall…
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In this episode of Double Tap, Steven Scott and Shaun Preece dive into the world of Windows ahead of Microsoft's Surface event, sharing their experiences, preferences, and some friendly banter about the perennial Windows vs. Mac debate.To explore this in more detail, they bring on guest Robin Christopherson, who shares his transition from Mac to Wi…
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In this episode of Double Tap, Steven Scott and Shaun Preece kick off with excitement about CSUN 2024 and the latest developments in accessible technology. Allison Sheridan, the host of the NosillaCast podcast, also joins them to share her insights from the event.The episode starts with a significant announcement from Aira, introducing new AI featu…
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In this episode of Double Tap, Steven Scott and Shaun Preece dive into a no-fluff discussion on the latest in accessible technology.The episode moves on to the potential collaboration between Apple and Google on integrating the Gemini artificial intelligence into the iPhone. This move could mark a pivotal shift in enhancing Siri's capabilities but …
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In this episode of Double Tap, hosts Steven Scott and Shaun Preece kick things off with their usual banter, touching on everything from breakfast choices to the peculiar habit of eating fruit with stickers still on them.The big news of the day, though, comes from Be My Eyes CEO Mike Buckley, who joins the guys to talk about the launch of the Servic…
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In this episode focusing on the best of YouTube from this week, hosts, Steven Scott and Shaun Preece, discuss a range of topics related to technology and accessibility.They start with an insightful discussion on the challenges and solutions related to using Siri, Apple's voice assistant. The hosts describe issues with Siri's follow-up mode in iOS 1…
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On this episode of Double Tap, hosts Steven Scott and Shaun Preece dive into the world of accessible technology with a special focus on a new AI-powered screen reading tool.The show features an interview with Jeff Hara, the developer behind Type Ahead AI, which aims to enhance the screen reading experience for users who are blind or partially sight…
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In this episode of Double Tap, hosts Steven Scott and Shaun Preece dive into a variety of topics that span from personal tech quests to broader discussions on the tech landscape, particularly focusing on the shifting preferences between Windows and Mac among users.Shaun shares his journey of looking for a new printer, sparking a conversation about …
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In this episode of Double Tap, hosts Steven Scott and Shaun Preece dive into a discussion about Glidance, a new mobility aid that's capturing the attention of the tech and accessibility communities. Unlike traditional mobility aids, Glidance is designed to provide blind and visually impaired people with a guide dog-like experience, but without some…
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In this episode of Double Tap, hosts Steven Scott and Shaun Preece kick off with a light-hearted banter, reflecting on their fatigue and the unexpected wake-up call Shaun received due to a family emergency. Despite their tiredness, they dive into the daily discussion.They get underway with talk from Shaun expressing his excitement and some frustrat…
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In this episode of Double Tap, Steven Scott and Shaun Preece dive into the world of accessible technology with their usual banter. The guys discuss the news from Google that the Pixel 8 smartphone won't be able to run their latest Gemini AI, while Wear OS 4 gets a new text to speech voice. Plus there are rumours about Apple's new upcoming accessibi…
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In this episode focusing on the best of YouTube from this week, hosts Steven Scott and Shaun Preece, discuss a range of topics related to technology and accessibility.We kick off with Steven's conversation with Susannah Aday from Mira Showers UK about their new Mira Select Flex Shower, designed with accessibility in mind and in partnership with RNI…
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In this episode of Double Tap, Steven Scott and Shaun Preece dive into the world of accessible technology with their usual banter.Grace Scoffield joins them to discuss the latest in Double Tap News, with news on AI advancements from Microsoft's Ability Summit, and what’s coming up at the California State University Assistive Technology Conference (…
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In the latest episode of Double Tap, Steven Scott and Shaun Preece dive into a variety of topics, starting with Steven sharing his latest low-tech acquisition – a Braille calendar and his talking clock - which Shaun doesn’t seem very inspired by.They also continue what is now their daily wander into the world of artificial intelligence, specificall…
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In this episode of Double Tap, hosts Steven Scott and Shaun Preece dive into a lively discussion covering a range of topics, including the latest on the MacBook Airs, updates from HumanWare on the Victor Reader Stream 3 and Mantis Q40, and their personal experiences with technology.The guys are also joined by Mathieu Piquette and Andrew Flatres fro…
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In the latest episode of Double Tap, hosts Steven Scott and Shaun Preece chat with Christopher Patnoe from Google about all things Android, and they delve into the broader topic of AI and its role in accessibility.Throughout the episode, the hosts cover a range of topics, including the potential of AI in creating more accessible experiences for peo…
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In this episode of Double Tap, hosts Steven Scott and Shaun Preece kick off with Steven sharing a story about helping his dad connect Apple Music to Amazon Echo, illustrating the common misconception about being locked into specific tech ecosystems and the surprise many feel when they learn about cross-platform compatibility.Listener emails bring u…
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In this episode focusing on the Best of YouTube from this week, hosts Steven Scott and Shaun Preece discuss a range of topics related to technology and accessibility.The episode features an interview with Shani Danda, a disability inclusion consultant and the UK's most influential person with a disability in 2023. Shani shares her experience at the…
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Comedians Darren Carter, Mike Black, and Mike Pi talk fitness tips, Flowers for Algernon, High School Back to School Night, Protecting your peace, How showbusiness has changed and much much more! Flappers Burbank, CA March 12 Alameda, CA March 22-23 Start That Party in your Earholes! Darren Carter, also known as "The Party Starter," is an American …
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Content Warning: This episode discusses suicide and trauma.In this episode of Double Tap, hosts Steven Scott and Shaun Preece dive into a range of topics, but the highlight is an in-depth and candid interview with Zach Tidwell, an app developer who is blind with an extraordinary backstory.The duo starts by discussing the rumour mill churning around…
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In this episode of Double Tap, hosts Steven Scott and Shaun Preece discuss a variety of topics, including Shaun's recent switch to a new internet provider and the frustrations he faced with customer service from his previous provider.The conversation shifts to the new iOS Journal app, with a detailed demo provided by listener Gordon Anthony. Gordon…
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In today's episode of Double Tap, Steven Scott and Shaun Preece dive deep into the debate: Are you pro-Perkins? That's right, we're talking about the classic Perkins Brailler versus the modern QWERTY keyboard, and how the tech landscape is shifting for Braille users. Steven's got his hands on the Shure MV7 microphone, and he's sounding smoother tha…
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Comedians Darren Carter and John DiResta Talk Police stories, Comedy Stories, El Paso, Texas and much much more! Flappers Burbank, CA March 12 Alameda, CA March 22-23 Start That Party in your Earholes! Darren Carter, also known as "The Party Starter," is an American stand-up comedian and actor born in Fresno, California. He has been entertaining au…
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In this episode of Double Tap, hosts Steven Scott and Shaun Preece are back together and ready to dive into a variety of topics with a healthy dose of ranting. They kick things off with a chat about the technical issues they face while recording the show, joking about how it might be easier for Shaun to just travel to Glasgow every day.The hosts th…
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In today’s episode of Double Tap, Steven Scott is joined by disability advocate and campaigner Colin Hughes for the hour to discuss what’s going on in the tech world and how it is impacting the wider disability community.The conversation kicks off with a discussion on the state of accessibility in technology, highlighting the potential and limitati…
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It's another chance to catch up with Steven and Shaun's ramblings over on YouTube in this special weekly podcast.However, this week was a little different as the team headed out on the road to visit the Zero Project Conference in Vienna, Austria.Before they headed out on the road, however, Steven had the chance to sit down with Michael Fembek, the …
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Today on the show, it's our final visit to the Zero Project Conference in Vienna. We’ll be finding out about an incredible new app that can help people who are blind or partially sighted navigate via Spatial Audio and navigational beacons, we get hands-on with a new Braille teaching aid, and we find out how disability is discussed in Nairobi. Keep …
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In this episode of Double Tap, hosts Steven Scott and Shaun Preece are live from Vienna at the Zero Project Conference. Today there’s more discussion about the worldwide event and we hear more feedback from you, including questions from Gavin about the Meta Ray-Ban smart glasses, thoughts on using Google’s Gemini AI from Anexis, and discussion abou…
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In this episode of Double Tap, hosts Steven Scott and Shaun Preece are live from Vienna at the Zero Project Conference. They kick things off with a casual chat about their travel experiences and the ease of using assistance services at airports, making their journey surprisingly smooth. They joke about their hopes for finding chocolate in Austria a…
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In this episode of Double Tap, hosts Steven Scott and Sean Preece gear up for their trip to Vienna for the Zero Project Conference, an annual event that brings together innovators and advocates from around the world to discuss and share ideas that improve the lives of people with disabilities. In addition to their travel talk, they discuss the upco…
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It's another chance to catch up with Steven and Shaun's ramblings over on YouTube in this special weekly podcast. First up they dive into the world of online dating. They're joined by Fern Lulham, who shares her experiences with online dating platforms like Plenty of Fish, eHarmony, and Bumble, where the ladies start the conversation. Fern discusse…
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In this episode of Double Tap, host Steven Scott takes us back to the Zero Project Conference 2023 in Vienna, where he explores the intersection of disability and technology. The show kicks off with a deep dive into echolocation, a technique often associated with bats and dolphins, but also used by some blind individuals to navigate their environme…
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Today on the show, Steven and Shaun are diving into the world of Envision Glasses and exploring the latest updates that are set to revolutionize the way we interact with technology. Steven and Shaun kick off the conversation by reflecting on their Valentine's Day experiences and the inevitable cheesy moments. But don't worry, they quickly pivot to …
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Join Steven Scott and Shaun Preece on this Valentine's Day episode of Double Tap as they dive into a variety of topics, including listener feedback, the latest news on Waymo's self-driving cars, and the ongoing evolution of AI assistants. Plus, they touch on the Meta Ray-Bans, Google's Gemini, and accessible televisions. Keep the feedback coming - …
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