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Tek Talk Showcasing Project Starfish America Hosted on Monday, April 25, 2016

Project Starfish America is a global organization of people with disabilities preparing for the workplace of the future. Our members support each other to learn, earn, and generally become valuable contributors in this rapidly-changing, decentralized economy. Our goal is to solve the crisis in which professionals with disabilities often find themselves: "I need experience to get a job, but can't get a job without experience."

Download tt-04-25-16-project-starfish.mp3 20.74 MB Hosted on Monday, April 25, 2016

Tek Talk Welcomes Gene Asner to give us an important tip. We shall also present an overview of the CSUN Conference Hosted on Monday, April 18, 2016

I will discuss one simple practice that can make using a browser much mor convenient and efficient at times. Though many users may know of this feature, they are likely not to use it often, which means extra work and less efficiency.

Download tt-04-18-16-csun-conference-and-browser-tip.mp3 24.61 MB Hosted on Monday, April 18, 2016

Tek Talk A look at the kodex program featuring Dean Martineau Hosted on Monday, April 11, 2016

Blind people now have several ways to read Kindle books, and this development makes available a vast body of literature that would previously have been inaccessible. One of the newest ways them is both powerful and simple, and available to any user of a windows pc. The key to this approach is a free program called Codex. On Tek Talk on Monday evening, April 11, Dean Martineau will discuss the advantages of the approach and the steps needed to find a book you want to read, buy it, and then make it readable with Codex.

Download tt-04-11-16-codex-program-dean-martineau.mp3 19.07 MB Hosted on Monday, April 11, 2016

TEK TALK WELCOMES ED Haines, HADLEY INSTITUTE FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED, LOW VISION FOCUS Hosted on Monday, April 04, 2016

Three million people in the U.S. age 40 and older have low vision. According to 2010 research by the National Eye Institute, the number of Americans with low vision will continue to grow dramatically, from 2.9 million in 2010, to 5 million in 2030, to 8.9 million in 2050, as our population ages. As vision loss progresses, it often becomes necessary to learn new methods to perform daily activities.

Download tt-04-04-16-features-ed-haines-hadley-low-vision-focus.mp3 22.76 MB Hosted on Monday, April 04, 2016

TEK TALK WELCOMES JONATHAN MOSEN TO DISCUSS HIS NEW BOOK: "APPLE TV 4th GENERATION WITH VOICEOVER" Hosted on Monday, March 28, 2016

Jonathan Mosen will be presenting to Tek Talk about the Apple TV 4th Generation, which has recently received a significant software update. Learn about what this fully accessible set-top box can do. He'll also discuss his book "Apple TV 4th Generation with VoiceOver", available from the Mosen Consulting Store.
The presentation takes place on Monday 28 March at 8 PM Eastern time.
Jonathan Mosen
Mosen Consulting
Blindness technology eBooks, tutorials and training
http://Mosen.org

Download tt-03-28-16-fourth-generation-apple-tv-jonathan-mosen.mp3 18.54 MB Hosted on Monday, March 28, 2016

Tek Talk Features Bill Kociaba, Taking a Cruise Hosted on Monday, March 21, 2016

A vacation is by its nature supposed to be a chance to escape the stresses of life. However many times those stresses can follow you. Once you get to your hotel you still have to find local dining spots and entertainment. This can add both additional stress and expense to your trip especially if you are blind or visually limited. The perfect answer is to take a cruise.
Bill Kociaba, a former travel agent and vetern traveler with more than 50 cruises under his beltwill share his experiences.

Download tt-03-21-16-features-bill-kosiaba-taking-cruise.mp3 16.65 MB Hosted on Monday, March 21, 2016

Tek Talk Welcomes Joseph Lee, 16.1, new upgrade to NVDA Hosted on Monday, March 14, 2016

2016 is an important year for the NVDA community: introduction of audio ducking, better braille display compatibility, and NVDA has turned ten years old.

Download tt-03-14-16-features-joseph-lee-newest-upgrade-nvda.mp3 24.6 MB Hosted on Monday, March 14, 2016

TEK TALK WELCOMES DAWN E. TURCO, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, HADLEY INSTITUTE FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED Hosted on Monday, March 07, 2016

Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired
(Formerly, The Hadley School for the Blind)

Download tt-03-07-16-features-hadley-institute-blind-and-visually-impaired.mp3 15.03 MB Hosted on Monday, March 07, 2016

Tek talk features John Gassman, Setting up and using Windows 10 with JAWS Hosted on Monday, February 29, 2016

features John Gassman, Setting up and using Windows 10 with JAWS

Download tt-02-29-16-features-john-gassman-setting-and-using-windows-10-jaws.mp3 20.98 MB Hosted on Monday, February 29, 2016

A NEW TUTORIAL ON THE AMAZON ECHO BY MYSTIC ACCESS, TEK TALK Hosted on Monday, February 22, 2016

Mystic Access is pleased to introduce our latest comprehensive audio tutorials. In this presentation, Chris Grabowski and Kim Loftis will discuss our nearly six hour tutorial on the Amazon Echo, which covers setting up the Echo, it's myriad features and functions and it's accessibility from a blindness perspective. We will also be joined by our colleague, Lisa Salinger, to discuss our upcoming tutorial on the Twitter client TWBlue. We will also be discussing our new Voice Dream Writer tutorial, and some possible upcoming projects in the pipeline.

Download tt-02-22-16-mystic-access-echo-tutorial.mp3 48.09 MB Hosted on Monday, February 22, 2016

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