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Rob Pafford
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This came from Vice, (may be NSFW content depending on where you work but there wasn't anything too out and out wacky on this page). But this article is genuine. Ties in well with Andrew's piece about Silicon Valley a few days ago. 

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Just published on Time's online page. I took notice of apps that work with hearing aids now too. Astounding how far things have come since the first iPhone :)

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Here's a pretty good article intended for faculty and instructors designing online courses. It's a good primer on online Accessibility, intended for folks who oftentimes are told to do this stuff but are not given the ways and means to get there. 

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Advanced AT in the news this morning. I can't fathom this would ever become an option in my lifetime. Giant leaps indeed!

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Lots of innovations come from the gaming industry. Here's one person's story of how the new Oculus Rift gaming headset works around his stereo-blindness. 

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Am attending the Learning Disabilities Association of New Brunswick's Symposium on Education and Learning Disabilities. Great chance to learn, great chance to meet others.

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iOS 7 has a Switch Control feature via the camera. This will definitely be useful. 

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The Mitch Ebeling interview on Q I mentioned earlier hasn't been put up on their YouTube channel, sadly, but here's his 2011 TED talk on coming up with the EyeWrite - which is Open Source too. #opensource  

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I'm currently listening to an interview on CBC Radio's Q with Mick Ebeling, the philanthropist behind the EyeWriter. It was designed to help a well-known artist with ALS use his eyes to make art again. I know they're video recording the interview so I'll post it once it goes up on YouTube. 

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This might be old news to some, but I only heard about this today on The Current. 3D "printing" of organs - while they're looking at internal organs in this TED talk (a kidney, specifically), I could see this for things like corneas, maybe parts of the inner ear, etc, if they can get to that point. 

Anthony Atala: Printing a human kidney
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