Accessibility gets peoples' attention when it is backed by law and that law is enforced.
This post explains how I transformed an overly verbose linked card into a much more succinct and accessible one.
YouTube's decision to discontinue "community contributions" has big implications for accessibility and community, and signals a worrying shift in their loyalties.
Dr. Catalin Brylla's research project on "Blindness, Media and Social Stigma" answers my biggest questions about the way that people view disability.
If continuous manual usability testing is a part of our workflow, why is manual accessibility testing only done at the end of the project?
Often our teachers don't mention that their wisdom was built on failure.
Modern software is often quirky and hard to use. Users and usability professionals have high expectations, and often product developers blame the technology for a poor experience.
Exempting start-ups from accessibility regulations can have a drastic effect on end users.
The status quo focusses on the cost of action, not the cost of inaction.
In honour of all the people struggling to do basic things on the internet, let's define what Web Accessibility is - and what it isn't.
Introduction 'Oh, great', I hear you say - 'another bill'. Well ok, yes, if it's from Telecom, it probably is another bill. But it's what's different about this month's bill that got my attention. Bonding over accessibility You see, I'd just returned home, after spending the best part of the day picnicking with friends in [...]
As a conscientious web developer, I build web pages that endeavour to be accessible to as wide a range of people as possible. Inevitably, this means that every now and then I have to pull a project manager, client, or designer up on inaccessible content or a poorly thought out design. So, I might say [...]