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.
Continue Reading E14 – Interview with Arthur Gouveia – Part 2
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.
Continue Reading E13 – Interview with Arthur Gouveia – Part 1
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.
Continue Reading E12 – Interview with Vasilis van Gemert – Part 2
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.
Continue Reading E11 – Interview with Vasilis van Gemert – Part 1
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.
Continue Reading E09 – Interview with Mark Palmer – Part 1
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
Great conversation with Sina Bahram who focuses on Human Computer Interaction. We talk about achieving accessibility as a side effect as opposed to a goal in and of itself, and several great projects he’s been involved with.
Continue Reading E07 – Interview with Sina Bahram – Part 1
I continue my conversation with Josh Simmons this week, and we speak about frustrations, conventional wisdom and inspirations.
Continue Reading E06 – Interview with Josh Simmons – Part 2
In this part of the interview, we talk with Josh Simmons, a developer who turned to community management, working to connect and support Open Source communities.
Continue Reading E05 – Interview with Josh Simmons – Part 1