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Inclusive Representation in Artificial Intelligence

“Machine learning and AI have the power to transform our lives and to empower every person and organization around the world. It’s crucial that as these technologies develop they are designed to include people with disabilities”

~ Jenny Lay-Flurrie, Chief Accessibility Officer, Microsoft

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The potential for artificial intelligence (AI) seems so amazing – I mean, robots I can talk to and ask to activate functions in my home? Yes please! 

Topics: Technology artificial intelligence machine learning deep learning diversity inclusion

Tech Helps Design for Inclusive Space

Being a lover of all aspects of design leads me down some really interesting paths.  There are some super cool ideas floating around out there and I love seeing what is being designed to make the world more accessible. When design intersects with technology, there are so many possibilities. So the announcement of the launch of the first online platform for digital accessibility really piqued my interest.

Topics: Technology Disability digital technology web inclusion online platform Google

Caregiving Will Be Enhanced By Technology

Topics: Disability ShareVision Support Technology adpative technology artificial intelligence efficiency machines employment Caregiving

Technology Makes Things Easier…and Possible

Topics: adpative technology Technology artificial intelligence Productivity efficiency Disability trends

The Top 2017 Post Truth Tech Trends

As 2017 begins, it seems a great time to reflect on what can we expect from technology in a world where the Oxford Dictionary’s word of last year was “post truth”… A good choice when you consider the media fire storm we were subjected to all year.

Topics: non-profit Technology trends

What3Words set to Change the World

There was a recent news story stating that Google maps was incorrectly directing people not to the national park they were hoping for, but instead to one man’s private driveway. He regularly contacted Google to let them know of his frustration re-directing tourists and replacing signs and fences, but still each day dozens of people would flock to his property and start the trek up his driveway, because well Google maps was WRONG. 

Topics: non-profit Technology global addressing