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Is it Accessibility or Usability?

By David Flament

Manager of Adaptive Technology at Second Sense

I ran into something recently on our technology email list, Techexchange, which made me think, “Hmmm.”  It was a forwarded article about… 369 more words


Thing 19: Learning Stuff

App acquisition for Thing 19 complete, I toodled around in NASA, NFB, Coursera, and 3D Brain as well as Advanced English Dictionary and Thesaurus and Fooducate. 212 more words

Homage to the Log Drivers Waltz

Last month something sparked a lovely bit of nostalgia for me around the National Film Board of Canada. My family never had a TV but I do remember, on those school days that were far too close to a holiday for kids to actually be able to focus on work, the big projector (later replaced by a TV) would be wheeled in and we would spend our afternoon watching the delightful NFB short films most notably “the Cat Came Back” and the all-time favorite “the Log Driver’s Waltz.” * 294 more words


Ultimaas @ Dutch Ultimate Open Indoor Championships - Day 1 in Eindhoven

by Reid Kleinberg

A couple of things right off the bat, I had no idea what to expect at this tournament, expectations were as they should always be at Ultimate tournaments, completely open to anything and everything. 799 more words

Dutch Championships

Westwood’s NFB Film Club: Upcoming Screenings

Beginning November 27, Westwood library will be hosting an NFB Film Club, featuring free films from the NFB’s vast collection. Watching a documentary in Westwood library’s cozy basement is a great way to spend a cold Thursday night – and don’t forget to stay for a short, spirited discussion of the film after the screening! 375 more words


Norman McLaren at the NFB

I’m a big fan of Norman McLaren’s work. I wasn’t familiar with his animations until I was on a theology and film panel in 2009. One of the other papers was on McLaren and I was hooked. 25 more words


E is for Educate, F is for Farm

Every day is a day to educate the world about blindness.  I especially love when I am given the opportunity to tell a child about my cane.   593 more words