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Don’t Rely on Automated Checkers and Overlays to Sleep Well at Night
September 3, 2020|Digital Accessibility | 3 Min Read

By John Samuel, Chief Innovation Architect Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve found myself discussing the topic of automated checkers and overlay tools for accessibility more than I have […]

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All Access with John Samuel: Episode 4 with Zuby Onwuta
August 21, 2020|Digital Accessibility, Diversity and Inclusion, Personal Stories | 2 Min Read

Think and Zoom is creating a world where a visual impairment or disability no longer steals dreams or kills careers. That’s a very heavy statement. We aim to empower the […]

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All Access with John Samuel: Episode 3 with Lori Samuels
July 23, 2020|Digital Accessibility | 2 Min Read
One of the trends that I was able to become aware of at Microsoft, in particular, is artificial intelligence and its role in potentially providing some of the solutions and [...]
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Why Automated Tools Aren’t Enough – You Need a Human
July 17, 2020|Digital Accessibility | 6 Min Read

By Dr. Susanne Meyer, Employment Solutions Architect Recently, an article was passed around among accessibility professionals that showcases how it’s possible to have a website that passes all the automatic […]

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All Access with John Samuel & Birkir Gunnarsson
June 19, 2020|Digital Accessibility, Personal Stories | 1 Min Read

  In Episode 2 of All Access with John Samuel, hear from Birkir Gunnarsson, the Digital Accessibility Lead for BB&T, now Truist. Birkir also is a three-time cancer survivor, two-time […]

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A11y and Allies
June 8, 2020|Digital Accessibility, Diversity and Inclusion | 4 Min Read

Recently, my family and I got a vanity plate for our car. We drive a very nondescript (also known as boring) car, and once we found out that personalizing it […]

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Welcome to the show, “All Access with John Samuel”
May 29, 2020|Digital Accessibility | 4 Min Read

By John Samuel Promotional video of John Samuel talking about his new web series. Click on the CC icon to access closed captions. We recently launched a web show called […]

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The Desire for Inclusive Design Versus Frivolous Lawsuits
May 22, 2020|Digital Accessibility | 5 Min Read

By Susanne Meyer Recently, US Supreme Court Judge Gregory Woods found that Title III of the ADA does not require retailers to add Braille to their gift cards. This judgment […]

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day Challenges with LCI Tech
May 18, 2020|Digital Accessibility | 6 Min Read

At LCI Tech, our mission is to bring digital equity to everyone. Nearly 20% of Americans live with a disability, and that number is growing as our population ages.  However, […]

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Accessibility Can Be Sexy
May 7, 2020|Digital Accessibility, Personal Stories | 4 Min Read

by John Samuel   Since Covid-19 has kept us homebound, I have found myself not wearing a watch anymore. There’s definitely a whole other blog we can devote to the […]

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