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Research on Accessible Advertisement (Win a Amazon Echo or Google Home)

The Unseen Market: The value of engaging visually impaired consumers through accessible digital-marketing and creating an inclusive experience for all consumers that prioritises an integrated approach   Apologies for the long title, but just like my research it is still a working progress, and as I collect and analyse more data, will help me honeRead more

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Seeing AI – A Free OCR App for the Blind

A few months ago, I wrote a review for RSBC on the Lens App, a free OCR app from Microsoft that allows you to take a picture of text and have it read back. Despite the positive feedback and how it offers a free alternative to paid OCR apps, it was still rather fiddley andRead more

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Should My Blind Child Go to a Blind School?

If you have read my previous entries, you will know that I went to a specialist school for the blind from nursery up until college. So in this post, I will be talking about education regarding visually impaired children. One of the questions I get asked by parents of visually impaired children is ‘Should myRead more

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I’m a Blind Guy Traveling All by Myself, Please HELP

I’m a constant traveller and a ten-year patron of Transport For London, and I see things on my travels that I would like to share. And yes, just for authenticity sake, I am writing this as I’m sitting on a tube going towards work. I will be talking primarily about public transport; in particular, howRead more

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What Is Click Bait?

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Interview With Edward Stern, Lead Games Writer from Splash Damage

As a writer, I thought it will be interesting to interview a games designer on how the narrative of each game is made rather ask about the questions on graphics and visual designs. I met with Ed Stern a leading writer for games from Splash Damage, a company responsible for titles such as Gears ofRead more

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Dear Media, Your Portrayal of Blind People Is Wrong

With the media playing such a large part in our lives, from television to books and now the Internet, nothing says ‘you’ too are a part of today’s society more than when you see yourself portrayed in mainstream media, right? A heart-warming story of a blind person regaining sight, an inspirational article of a blind person’sRead more

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Apple Wireless AirPods (a comprehensive Review)

They’re here; they’re finally here!   At their event in September, where they presented the iPhone 7, Apple also showcased two tiny earphones they called the AirPods.   Offering a truly wireless experience, these Bluetooth earphones claims to simplify our life by offering a seamless integration to Apple’s other line of products, especially the iPhoneRead more

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The Relationship Dynamics of People with Blindness

Admittedly, I have had very little sighted interaction throughout my childhood as I went to a visually impaired school. I socialized primarily with family members; therefore, for a long time, I believed that the superstitious spew coming from my relatives was true. ‘In your previous life you must have done badly, so this time aroundRead more

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Blind Hit – A sample of my female assassin story

Background & Disclaimer Ok so I thought I will start with one of the first creative pieces I written. I submitted this as a creative piece for my university before being accepted on the Creative Writing programme, a bit audacious given the nature of the story. This was written 5 years ago, and my writingRead more