Saturday 15 June 2002

Blind since birth

Jackie, Michael, Bill, Lillian. And now, Marcus:

Marcus also uses an ALVA at home, where he runs the text-only browser Lynx in a full-screen DOS window. He reads the web at home in much the same way that he reads his calls at work: in Braille, one line at a time. He hates screen reader software, and he wouldn’t hear it even if he had it, since he always has talk radio on at top volume from the minute he gets home until the minute he goes to sleep.

Plus a belated introduction. From next Monday, 25 tips for making our weblogs more accessible…

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