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Screen Reader Basics: NVDA — A11ycasts #09

Screen Reader Basics: NVDA — A11ycasts #09

[MUSIC PLAYING] ROB DODSON: Hey, everybody. What’s up? It’s Rob Dodson. Welcome back to the A11ycasts show. So today, as promised, we’re going to be doing an episode on NVDA, the free screenreader for Windows. So to get started with NVDA, follow me over here to my laptop, and I have already gone over to …

The Last Thing That Ellen’s Audience Googled

The Last Thing That Ellen’s Audience Googled

Before the show, I got my hands on the last thing that everyone in here Googled. And interesting things, and I wanna share them with the world. So first, we have this person right here.>>[LAUGH] >>And he Googled, is marijuana legal in California yet?>>[LAUGH] >>And then he Googled, is marijuana legal in California yet?>>[LAUGH] >>I …

Chrome Web Store – What’s a web app?

Chrome Web Store – What’s a web app?

When the web started, web sites were simple: they had text. When you were sick of text, you could have…more text.  And then an image.  And then…more text. The web, in essence, was about reading. “Doing” was reserved for programs you installed in your computer. Over time, though, websites evolved. They became faster and more …

The Evolution of Search

The Evolution of Search

“Google began as a research project in 1996.” “This is a look at how search has evolved.” Gomes: Our goal is actually to make improvements to Search that just answer the user’s information need. Get them to their answer faster and faster. So that there’s almost a seamless connection between their thoughts and their information …

Strangers Read Each Other’s Google Search Histories

Strangers Read Each Other’s Google Search Histories

– If you’re anything like me, you Google some weird shit. For example, movies that have included Tinder, twerking pizza, 2 p.m. Stockholm time to pacific, what are Smarties in the US, can your parents be dependents on your insurance, Eyrie Game of Thrones shooting location, Adele most popular songs, Pompeii incinerated people, will NASA …