Download Web Axe Episode 70 (Lots of News & Events)
- Web Axe over 2,000 subscribers, thank you followers!
- Phone call from Web Axe listener (from last podcast on Recovery.gov site review).
- Accessible Twitter updates.
- Dennis changed the name of his freelance company to Web Overhauls.
- Refresh Detroit:
- Noel Jackson from Automattic (wordpress) presented on transitioning from print design to web design.
- Tuesday we have a panel discussing writing for the web
In the News
- Petition to make the Kindle 2 Fully Accessible – Web Axe signature number for this petition is 713.
- An Open Letter To Game Developers – “Game Accessibility. It’s a loaded phrase and I know that it scares the hell out of many developers.”
- The Jodi Awards For Excellence In Accessible Cultural Websites And Digital Media – Word files without proper headings and alt text.
- 9 Reasons Why Accessibility Matters
- 10 Accessibility Tips for RSS Feeds – Mmm…No different than regular web accessibility?!
- Ways to understand AT- Making accessibility more real
- Facebook Commits To Making Social Networking More Accessible For Visually Challenged Users
- ouTube launches CaptionTube: A caption editor
- WaSP InterAct Curriculum – Great resource!
- Attended Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco
- @feather registration: Ajax/Accessibility workshop in Ottawa: http://furtherahead.com/workshops/ottawa2009/ promo code fatwitter $100 off
- The Access U 2009 Conference is coming up fast! It will be held at St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas, on Monday May 11 and Tuesday, May 12, 2009 (with post-conference sessions on May 13). Pricing and registration information.
- Accessibility in Technical Communication and the Workplace (June 13, 14, Churchill College Cambridge, England)