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Joe Clark’s Micropatronage: The revenge

About this time last year Joe Clark launched a micropatronage drive to help pay his way whilst he went about raising funds for his accessibility research project, the Open & Closed Project. About 250 of us sent in donations via … Continue reading

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WSG London, Accessibility – The Wash Up

Better late than never I suppose, I’ve been busy with job interviews and the inevitable disappointments of tables-based design and being able to query a database for content triumphing over top-quality semantic markup and CSS generation you see (another story). I brought a couple of friends from work with me for this meeting and after a challenging game of pub cricket (on a train!) we met up at the Bricklayers Arms with Jim before heading to the university campus. Continue reading

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WSG London, Accessibility

The third London event for the Web Standards Group popped up on my radar yesterday so I wasted no time in booking a place and a return rail ticket. Speaking at the event will be Ann McKeekin from the Royal National Insititute for the Blind (RNIB), Mike Davies from Yahoo! Europe and a new name to me Niqui Merret a Flash developer, instructor and consultant. Flash has a bad rap for accessibility but I think this is more to do with people not using the technology properly – just like with HTML – so I’m looking forward to hear Niqui’s talk. Hope to see some of you there. Continue reading

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