HOOBOX Robotics has built a kit that lets you control wheelchairs using facial gestures. Wheelie 7 takes seven minutes to install and it uses Intel’s 3D cameras and processors to detect your expressions and translate them into wheelchair movements in real-time.
Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of the passing away of my Poppa, Lester John Reid. Since that day a year ago, I’ve not had a day gone by where I haven’t thought about that day where I drove down to Wellington to see him for the final time. He was the best … More The Anniversary of the Passing
Can Someone See If You Read Their Direct Message On Twitter? Gone are the days when you can claim unpleasant letters were lost in the mail! Now, people are always saving receipts, especially on social media. So, can someone tell if you noticed them sliding into your Twitter DMs? The short answer is yes, people can see if … More Can Someone See If You Read Their Twitter Message?
The next time you take a break from your labors and check Twitter.com on your computer, you can flit about the social-networking site more efficiently with a few keyboard shortcuts. Here is a baker’s dozen of the most helpful of the bunch. 1. Page down and up As you can on other web pages, hit … More 13 keyboard shortcuts for Twitter addicts
It is the desire of every person in this world to perform some extraordinary task. Peoples try their best to do best thing or act during their life. It is normally said that it is a great achievement for any man to perform extraordinary acts but this thing becomes of more importance when this is … More 15 Great and Inspiring People with Disabilities
The pioneering chat app that taught us to text is pulling the plug. On December 15th, AOL Instant Messenger will shut down after running since 1997. AIM dominated online chat in North America at the turn of the century. But with SMS and social apps like Facebook and WhatsApp having conquered chat, AOL is giving up the … More AOL Instant Messenger is shutting down after 20 years
In the 10 years since the first tweet was sent, people with disabilities have loved Twitter, sometimes loathed it and then often loved it again. Here’s the story so far in 10 tweets. 1/10 Twitter put social media in mainstream + gave people with #disabilities easy way for voice to be heard Social media is … More A brief history of accessibility on Twitter in ten tweets to mark Twitter’s 11th and a half birthday