Vote

Bringing Innovation to the Voting Process

The U.S. presidential election is just around the corner, but concerns are growing about the stability of the voting process amid the upheaval of the COVID-19 pandemic. In June, Kentucky closed 95 percent of its polling locations due to the outbreak, and a rush to accommodate remote voting resulted in the distribution of inaccurate absentee […]

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TellyPrompt Google Chrome Extension

We’ve been writing and talking about different Google Chrome Extensions a lot lately on our blogs, Tech Tips, and podcasts.  Yet another useful Chrome tool is the TellyPrompt Google Chrome Extension. After installing the extension, you’ll no longer need a fancy teleprompter box.  TellyPrompt is a free extension that transforms your device into its own […]

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Extensity for Google Chrome

Google Chrome offers so many built-in accessibility features.  In addition to that, there are countless extensions you can add to the browser to make the browser even more accessible.  Monday’s Tech Tip features our very own director, Brian Norton, introducing yet another extension called Extensity.  In sum, Extensity quickly enables/disables Google Chrome extensions.  According to its description, it is “the ultimate tool for lightning-fast […]

Staying Safe in Cyberspace

The internet is the great connector of our time. It’s especially vital now, since people are quarantining and working from home amid COVID-19. But staying safe is a concern as there are many dangers out there in the vast reaches of cyberspace. “While the internet keeps us connected, it also makes us more vulnerable,” said […]

GazePlay Opens Up the World of Gaming

GazePlay opens up a wide world of gaming for poly-disabled people with limited use of their limbs or voices. The free, open-source software grants users access to nearly 60 games playable with an eye tracker. GazePlay works on Windows, MacOS and Linux. Moreover, it can be used with all eye trackers that allow mouse movement. […]

Setting Section 508 Technology Standards

Every internet user should be able to travel smoothly through cyberspace. In fact, in 1996, the U.S. Department of Justice declared the web a place of public accommodation. And according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), these places must be accessible to people with disabilities. Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 requires all […]