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I’m Talking Accessible iOS Gaming on Insight Radio

Insight Radio is producing some top quality blindness-related programming, with superb production values. It was my pleasure to chat with Steven ScottĀ about accessible gaming on iOS. Thanks to the Insight Radio team for what they’re doing. I’m hoping the NFB will bring them back for a repeat performance of their convention coverage, which was the …

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Looking for a Belated New Year’s Resolution? Use Twitter Hashtags wisely.

Happy new year to all readers of this blog. I’m grateful you’re there. I hope your holiday has been as peaceful and full of joy as mine has been, and the nice thing is, mine is continuing for a couple more weeks yet. Have you made, and already broken, any new year’s resolutions yet? Well …

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Merry Christmas 2013 from Mosen Consulting

It’s pretty scary how the years seem to speed up as you get older, don’t you think? Another year is nearly over, and for me, 2013 has been quite the wild ride. New Zealand has a wonderful tradition of extended summer breaks at this time of year, giving many people the opportunity to recharge and …

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Is the Concept of owning your Music Collection Outdated?

The way we consume music has changed a lot in my lifetime. I remember saving up my pocket money as a kid so I could go to the record shop and buy the latest 45 that had captured my attention. Ah records, 45s, that’s dating me. I’d continue to buy records for the most part …

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Instapaper – a Powerful Tool in your News-Reading Arsenal

In previous articles on this blog, I’ve discussed how using an RSS reader, or a series of RSS readers on multiple platforms that sync to a common service, can help you manage news and blogs efficiently. There’s another wonderful tool that helps me keep up with what’s going on in the world, and since the …

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This Weekend on the Mosen Explosion

Note, this post has been copied from the Mosen Explosion blog. If you’d like to keep up with info about the show, please add http://MosenExplosion.com to your bookmarks and feel free to visit regularly. There’s nothing like a house warming! It’s a time to invite family and friends, some you may have seen regularly, others …

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The Mosen Explosion Returns this Weekend. Same Time, New Place

Since I started broadcasting with Shoutcast on its release date in 1998, most of my Internet broadcasting efforts have been quite structured. Early on in the history of Shoutcast, I came up with a project that never quite saw the light of day, the Hear Today Network. The idea was that a bunch of blind …

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Bringing the Blind and the Sighted Together Through Games

Many games that sighted people love to play are highly visual in nature. Yet one of the benefits of touch-screen platforms for mobile devices, is that a growing number of games that were never designed with the blind in mind happen to be accessible. As an iOS user who’s blind, often I’ve contacted an app …

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The End of an Era, Reflections and Explanations re #MushroomFM

You might find it helpful to read this post in association with my previous post, in which I talked about my departure from Mushroom FM and what putting it together with the help of a group of super talented people has meant to me. As I said when I wrote that post, I have been …

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More from the “Comings and Goings” department. My departure from Mushroom FM

I love the line from John Lennon’s song “Beautiful Boy” that says “life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans”. Life certainly takes unexpected twists and turns and for me, 2013 is the biggest example of that yet. In 2010, I decided to do my weekly Internet radio show, the Mosen …

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