Billy Gregory, who works with The Paciello Group as Director of Training, talks to us about accessibility, and, among other things, tells us that we shouldn’t worry about accessibility laws or regulations. Instead, we should worry about whether or not people can stay in touch and do all the same things that we can do.
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Continuing the conversation with Makoto Ueki. This week we talk about certification and accessibility conferences. Makoto tells us that the greatest challenge for accessibility going forward is that WCAG 2.0 is incredibly difficult to understand.
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I’m talking with Makoto Ueki, a Japanese accessility consultant who is quite involved with the W3C, and is a regular speaker on the accessibility conference circuit.
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This week, we continue the conversation with Arthur Gouveia. Just as exciting as last week!
One of the things that many people talk about is the idea that the word “accessibility” is passé. Arthur doesnt’necessarily agree. He thinks that changing the word to describe what we do won’t fix anything, it’ll create the same stresses we’re finding now.
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This week, I’m talking with Arthur Gouveia, a front-end developer at Shopify. Arthur discovered accessibility and is working hard to implement it at Shopify.
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Second part of my interview with Vasilis, in which he tells us that he’s painted his car with a special paint which means his kids can draw on the car! And of course, we speak about accessibility some more.
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This week, I talk with Vasilis van Gemert, a “reformed” front-end developer at a large agency who now teaches digital product designs to the next generation of designers and developers. He has a strong focus on accessibility.
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The second part of my chat with Mark Palmer. Mark talks about the importance of the semantic web and how developers should learn how to write good HTML, how a lack of understanding is a barrier to accessibility and the importance of user research.
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Interview with Mark Palmer, an accessibility consultant who works as part of the User Experience team in a large public sector organization in the UK. Mark and I talk about the importance of building awareness and education for developers, designers, and everyone involved in web development. We also discuss how difficult it can be to find the right accommodation because very often people with the same impairment have different needs.
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Continuing our conversation with Sina Bahram. He discusses what’s coming in the next 3 to 15 years in terms of automation, the fact that we don’t really have an accessibility problem, we have an awareness problem, and new avant-garde tooks must be accessible.
Continue Reading E08 – Interview with Sina Bahram – Part 2