Category Archives: media

Wikipedia: Here to stay

How much is Wikipedia worth? Way more than you think. In this interview on Marketplace.org, WikiMedia Foundation Executive director Sue Gardner revealed some astonishing numbers. The WikiMedia Foundation uses a similar fund-raising model to that of public radio to support … Continue reading

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Featured on Marketplace, from American Public Media

Talking mobile accessibility As a professional in the tech industry who happens to be blind, I am passionate about the technical devices that are fully accessible to me, and which therefore allow me to do my job efficiently. Apple was … Continue reading

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Here’s Looking at You, Twitter

Looking back at 2012, socially We’ve reached that time of year when every source of media begins airing their year-in-review montages. Admittedly, I look forward to the year’s news highlights reel, because I am always appalled by how many stories … Continue reading

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On SoundCloud, Journalism Sounds Cooler Than Ever

SoundCloud was originally a popular platform on which deejays and audio mixing fanatics shared their newest creations, but it has morphed into a service with a much broader appeal. This article explains that journalists are now using SoundCloud as a … Continue reading

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See me on CNet!

My review of the Looktel Recognizer app for iPhone, which helps blind and visually impaired users identify cans, ID and other cards and even storefronts, has just been posted on the fantastic “Sreetips” blog on CNet. Ipplex, creators of the … Continue reading

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A weekend full of social media? YES PLEASE!

What am I up to? Where have I been? I’ve been busily consulting on a number of projects recently, including the coordination of an upcoming event in NYC that you won’t want to miss. A team of social media professionals … Continue reading

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Social Media, Social Good

This past weekend, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Communications Consortium Media Center hosted a gathering of creative and eager social media executives, and motivated them toward the social good. I was honored to be one of the … Continue reading

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