Dennis and Ross discuss a variety of topics including recent articles, conferences and events, some accessibility-related job openings and resources, and updates on Accessible Twitter.
Download Web Axe Episode 90 (Articles, Events, Twitter)
- About Ross’ book deal!
- TweetList now free with ad support (accessible Twitter iPhone app).
- Fixing Alt
- How blind people see the Internet (MSNBC)
- Font Resizing Widgets: A Help or A Hindrance to Accessibility? (Glenda Watson Hyatt)
- Accessible Tabs – Part 2: The Solution (Nomensa)
- Keyboard Accessibility For Web Applications (Jonathon Snook) Todd Kloots, Yahoo Mail
- 21 PDF Techniques for WCAG 2.0 (W3C)
- Web Accessibility: 10 Common Developer Mistakes by Joe Dolson
Conferences & Events
- CSUN Wrapup: Tweetup, student contest, Web Axe Post-CSUN Resources.
- John Slatin AccessU Accessibility Conference from Knowbility, May 17-19, Austin, Texas.
- Free presentation on Evolving Standards in Accessibility, Wed, May 25, London, UK. A half-day event covering the new British Standard for web accessibility, BSI8878, and the international accessibility standards from W3C, together with practical examples.
- jQuery ARIA Hackathon, July 11-12, Toronto.
- Future Midwest – April 28th – 29th (UX focus).
- Next year no overlap between CSUN and SXSW.
- Deque Systems seeks 508 Tester on-site in Washington, DC (on WebAIM)
- WCAG2 Content & Compliance Officers (Australia)
- Dartmouth college seeks an Experience Designer – Accessibility in Boston (on LinkedIn)
- AbilityNet seeks Head of Accessibility and Accessibility/Usability Consultants (London, UK)
- New! AT Work job board for accessibility and assistive tech specialties.
- On Twitter, follow @Accessible_jobs and @a11yjobs.
Accessible Twitter Updates
- Accessible Twitter over 2 years old!
- Accessible Twitter receives AFB 2011 Access Award.. Other recipients are CBS, Lexmark and Walt Disney Parks & Resorts.
- Speech from AFB Awards