1921 W3C and Online Accessibility (May 22, 2019)


1921 W3C and Online Accessibility (May 22, 2019)


Show Notes

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international community where member organizations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop Web standards. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Janina Sajka, chair of the W3C’s Accessible Platform Architectures Working Group, about the W3C, its mission, and its work on accessibility.

1920 Stepping It Up With Windows Hotkeys (May 15, 2019)


1920 Stepping It Up With Windows Hotkeys (May 15, 2019)


Show Notes

People using screen readers rely on keyboard hotkeys in order to interact with their computers. But there is always more to learn! Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Dean Martineau about his new book that describes how you can use keyboard hotkeys in Windows more effectively, customize your work flow, and take these shortcuts to the next level.

1919 Preparing for Life and Work (May 8, 2019)


1919 Preparing for Life and Work (May 8, 2019)


Show Notes

Derek Riemer works at Google as a software engineer. He also has contributed to the development of the free NVDA screen reader and is coordinating this year’s NVDACon conference. Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Derek about his experiences growing up and being educated as a blind youth as well as the hurdles he had to overcome in school, work and play.

1918 Google Products and Services – An Overview (May 1, 2019)


1918 Google Products and Services – An Overview (May 1, 2019)


Show Notes

Hosts Nancy and Peter Torpey talk with Eve Andersson, Director of Accessibility Engineering at Google, about the accessibility of various Google products and services and how they can be used by people who are visually impaired. Learn about the Google Accessibility support team, the new Lookout app, as well as what is new with Google Docs, Android, and more.