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Archive for 2014

Demand More! How accessible are the “on demand” services?

Demand

Like myself, many of you probably use streaming websites and services over the Internet to listen to music, read or listen to books, and to watch TV. With this is mind, I thought I’d test some of the biggest websites to see whether they worked with the VoiceOver application on a Mac computer, and rate how accessible they are in terms of graphic design as well. 

What is Gamergate?

gamergate

 

I came across a campaign started in America known as ‘#Gamergate’. This is essentially a community that is opposed to women being leading figures within the gaming community, which of course is completely wrong. I decided to take a closer look at ‘Gamergate’ and then look into how disabled people are portrayed in games and whether they are portrayed fairly – or indeed if they are portrayed  at all.