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 […]

Cymath: The Lifesaving Math Problem Solver

Math isn’t everyone’s strong suit. For students heading back to school after the holidays, the Cymath app is the perfect tool for making it easier. You can either type in a math problem or take a screenshot of it on your notebook, and Cymath will walk you through it step by step. This is particularly […]

Gmail Dark Mode Takes You to the Dark Side

Gmail is one of the most recent apps to get a dark mode redesign from Google. While it’s been months since the new iOS 13 and Android 10 arrived — both with system-wide dark modes — Gmail was one of the last major apps to get the new color scheme. Here are a few reasons […]

Ergonomics and Working from Home

Ergonomics is the study of people in their working environment. The goal of ergonomics is to prevent injuries and musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) caused by lifting, bending, working in awkward body positions and performing repetitive motions and tasks. Have you ever been hunched over your computer so long that when you finally get up, you throw […]