We are so fortunate that during this global COVID-19 pandemic, Zoom has been adopted as the tool of choice for keeping us connected. If a less accessible alternative had been chosen, blind people would have found this time even more …

My Zoom book, “Meet Me Accessibly”, to be withdrawn on 30 September Read more »

Perhaps it’s the historian in me, but I am something of a hoarder. From old electronics that I know I’ll never use again but which I perceive to have some sort of historical significance, to books and old records that …

With gratitude and thanks to Bette Gilmore, 1938-2020. Thank you for the music and so much more Read more »

This post was last updated on 21 June with the good news that if you’re playing Apple TV Plus content on an APple TV 4K with audio description on, you will in fact get Atmos. Thank you Apple for doing …

Atmos Fear. Blind people like me are an ideal audience for stunning Dolby Atmos sound, but most studios are locking us out Read more »

I just posted the following to the Mosen Consulting Announcements list. If you’re not subscribed to that list, here’s the announcement.   Hello from me, on what is a beautiful autumn day here in Wellington, New Zealand’s capital. It’s been …

A personal update from me, and announcing a new podcast series beginning in June Read more »

Introduction In 2013, I wrote a couple of blog posts about my hunt for the best hearing aids to meet my needs. They were popular posts, partly because in the process of explaining the reasons why I ended up with …

Now Hear This, 2019 edition. Evaluating Widex Evoke and Oticon OPN S 1 hearing aids Read more »

Introduction It doesn’t seem possible, but it was almost five-and-a-half years ago, at the beginning of May 2013, when I wrote my first, short post on this blog. It was called “A New Chapter”. Now I write to end this …

Reflections as Mosen Consulting winds down, and a new chapter begins Read more »

If you’ve had experience with automating any aspect of your home, from heating to sound to lights to security and more, I’d love to hear from you. I’m putting a special episode of The Blind Side Podcast together on the …

Are you into home automation? Share your experiences with us for a special podcast episode Read more »

I was sad to read this weekend that Marlaina Lieberg has died. Marlaina was one of those remarkable people who touched many hearts and lives, not just in one way, but in many ways. She made a difference in multiple …

Marlaina Lieberg honoured and celebrated on the next episode of The Blind Side Podcast. Share your memories for inclusion Read more »