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In-Depth Series: Accessibility

  • Number of episodes: 17
  • Open/closed: open
  • Date of earliest show: 2008-04-25
  • Date of latest show: 2017-06-08
  • Series RSS feeds: ogg, spx, mp3
Shows about tearing down the barriers for our fellow hackers.

hpr2309 :: Crowdsourcing Accessibility hosted by Jon Kulp

Released: 2017-06-08. Duration: 00:22:34. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Accessibility, scripting, audio editing, speech-to-text.
A show about my efforts to get lots of students to help correct transcriptions of my online lectures

hpr2094 :: Custom Keystrokes for Desktop Navigation on Gnome hosted by Jon Kulp

Released: 2016-08-11. Duration: 00:14:04. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Scripting, Linux, Desktop Environments, Accessibility.
I demonstrate how to add custom keystrokes for desktop navigation on classic gnome

hpr2054 :: Blather Configuration Part 1: Desktop Management hosted by Jon Kulp

Released: 2016-06-16. Duration: 00:24:56. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Accessibility, speech recognition, linux, scripting.
Blather Configuration Part 1: Desktop Management

hpr2039 :: Blather Configuration Part 0: Initial Setup hosted by Jon Kulp

Released: 2016-05-26. Duration: 00:19:06. Flag: Clean.
Tags: blather, speech recognition, accessibility, scripting, GNU/Linux.
In this episode I walk you through the process of getting blather running for the first time

hpr1782 :: ChorusText - a Non-visual Text Editor Open Assistive Device Project hosted by kurakura

Released: 2015-06-02. Duration: 00:17:31. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: ChorusText, text editor, Arduino, pcDuino, eSpeak, Mary TTS, Maker Faire Singapore 2015.
Introducing ChorusText, a non-visual text editor open assistive device project

hpr1770 :: The OpenDyslexic Font hosted by Jon Kulp

Released: 2015-05-15. Duration: 00:18:07. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Accessibility, Fonts, Typesetting, Web design, Dyslexia.
Introduction to the OpenDyslexic font

hpr1769 :: A Demonstration of Dictation Software on my Office Computer hosted by Jon Kulp

Released: 2015-05-14. Duration: 00:13:45. Flag: Clean.
Tags: RSI, Dictation, Speech Recognition.
I record a whole show in dictation mode to demonstrate Dragon dictation software capabilities

hpr1750 :: xclip, xdotool, xvkbd: 3 CLI Linux tools for RSI sufferers hosted by Jon Kulp

Released: 2015-04-17. Duration: 00:20:58. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Accessibility, Linux, scripting, command line.
3 command-line tools that save me hundreds of keystrokes a day.

hpr1686 :: Interview with Joel Gibbard of OpenHand hosted by Steve Bickle

Released: 2015-01-19. Duration: 00:26:59. Flag: Clean.
Tags: Open Source, Robotics, 3D Printing.
An interview with Joel Gibbard founder of the prize winning Openhand project

hpr1561 :: How I got into Accessible Computing hosted by Mike Ray

Released: 2014-07-28. Duration: 00:07:07. Flag: Clean.
Tags: accessible, NVDA, Orca, brltty, Vinux, Talking Arch, Ubuntu Accessibility, Debian Accessibility.
How I got into Accessible Computing including definition of 'accessible'

hpr1406 :: ORCA fundraiser hosted by Ahuka

Released: 2013-12-23. Duration: 00:34:44. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: accessibility,orca.
Ahuka talks to Jonathan Nadeau about the campaign to improve the Orca Screen Reader

hpr1264 :: Open Accessibility: Interview with Steve Lee hosted by Ken Fallon

Released: 2013-06-06. Duration: 00:54:13. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: oggcamp.
Ken Catches up with Steve Lee just before he gave his talk on Open Accessability.

hpr1102 :: Speech Impediments hosted by DoorToDoorGeek

Released: 2012-10-23. Duration: 00:22:02. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: speech impediment,stuttering .
In this episode Door shares with us life with a speech impediment

hpr0959 :: The Orca Screen Reader hosted by Various Hosts

Released: 2012-04-05. Duration: 00:53:41. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: Orca screen reader,NELF.
Joanmarie Diggs' talk from NELF about the Orca Screen Reader

hpr0706 :: What to do when confronted with a blind person hosted by Jonathan Nadeau

Released: 2011-04-18. Duration: 00:10:19. Flag: Explicit.

hpr0697 :: Aaron Seigo talks about accessibility in KDE. An outtake from Frostcast Episode 36. hosted by Jonathan Nadeau

Released: 2011-04-05. Duration: 00:34:05. Flag: Explicit.
Aaron Seigo talks about accessibility in KDE

hpr0084 :: Phone interview with Kajarii: Linux for the blind user hosted by Dave Yates

Released: 2008-04-25. Duration: 01:11:15. Flag: Explicit.
Tags: Linux,"Computing for Blind users","Screen readers".
Kajarii: Linux for the blind user