Seriously @Twitter@twitter.com do any of your default theme colors meet the color contrast of the light grey background you have? #e6ecf0 Surely you'd want to encourage people to see the links? #a11y - Thanks @firstname.lastname@example.org for pointing out that we weren't meeting contrast. #DefaultsMatter
Please provide transcripts for your podcasts & vodcasts.
Same for conference videos.
As the world mourns the loss of Notre-Dame, which has survived 800 years, consider this: every day we destroy ancient forests, vast reefs, great annual migrations, whole species that have lasted through aeons, with no great fuss. @ExtinctionR@twitter.com https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-47941794
Nintendo Switch accessibility upgrade, zoom functionality! Powerful & lockable (i.e. can play while active)
via @BlindWolf8@twitter.com & @GameXplain@twitter.com
The world needs ex-beginners. They're the best to write blog posts, to speak at conferences, to write docs (with some assistance by experts, to avoid a few misconceptions). Experts are cursed with too much knowledge that they lose perception and empathy toward beginner problems.
next phase of ACT Rules work! many thanks to @email@example.com @firstname.lastname@example.org @email@example.com and all @firstname.lastname@example.org ACT Task Force and ACT Rules Community Group participants for making this happen! #a11y #accessibility #W3C #W3C_WAI https://twitter.com/w3c/status/1118158156151046144
My opinion on office and conference dogs has changed dramatically in talking to people who range from mildly to severely allergic to them. I am now firmly against workplace dogs who are not working (ie: guide dogs, true emotional support animals). https://twitter.com/FiloSottile/status/1116418872519929859
Useful information about accessibility events from @Apple@twitter.com https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT209655 Points of note: it's experimental; it's enabled by default in the OS, but not the browser; it enables detection of events fired only when an AT is running, but not the type of AT that is enabled.
European elections: We welcome that fellow citizens in Germany with mental or physical disabilities under full-time care now enjoy the right to vote. A key democratic right in inclusive societies. https://www.coe.int/en/web/disability
I asked a dev I met a few years ago at the airport what advice he had for aspiring programmers.
He said, first stop calling yourself ‘aspiring.’ That implies you aren’t something but hopefully will be someday. It undermines your self-esteem.
If you program, you’re a programmer.