Category Archives: Accessibility

Google’s I/O Conference – How Google could really help people

Google’s I/O developers conference tries to make Google out as a modern day revolutionist, using their tech to make billions of people’s lives better. Launching their new Android One platform aimed at emerging countries that do not have internet access, “for the next 5 billion” as they put it. Now anyone that has worked closely… Continue Reading »

Near Future Accessibility: Where Kirk Meets Kit

Last Friday I went along to a talk by Mark Walker of accessibility charity AbiltyNet, as part of the on-going series of talks arranged by Nixon McInnes. AbilityNet helps disabled people use computers and the internet to change their lives at home, at work and in education. His talk focused on the next generation of… Continue Reading »

What Do Colour-blind Users See When They’re on Your Website?

Here at NPP Digital HQ we take accessibility pretty seriously. We use a range of tools and techniques throughout the design process to ensure that the sites we build are accessible to all users across all devices. I recently wrote a guest post for Wired Sussex about how the practicalities of using a screen reader… Continue Reading »

Ageism, Measuring the ROI of Design & Games Led Innovation

This is my third post in the series about UX Brighton 2011 and is an overview of three talks ranging from age discrimination to how to justify investment in design and how to encourage large businesses to think more creatively. After lunch Simon Johnson spoke about the aging question, dignity through design, which highlighted not… Continue Reading »