Invisible Accessibility: Text Alternatives and Captions

Introduction Computer-based devices are ubiquitous in our daily lives and most people interact with a computer interface with some regularity. But people are unique and people’s capabilities are different, and vision, hearing, and mobility disabilities are not uncommon. People with hearing and vision disabilities require alternatives for text and multimedia, and people with fine motor …

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Design Critique: Dark Sky (iPhone app)

  Dark Sky is a hyperlocal weather application for mobile devices, notable for its accurate predictions of upcoming weather at your exact location. Dark Sky also includes a 7-day general forecast and a weather map that scales from global to local, showing radar data over a timescale that varies based on the scale of the …

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