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

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 topic. I’ve been enjoying our own home automation project, but accessories are quite limited here …

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

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 areas and was a tireless advocate, dedicated guide dog handler, technology enthusiast and broadcaster. And …

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Subscribe to The Daily Fibre podcast for just a quarter per episode

As a confirmed geek from way back, I love reading the latest tech news. In January 2018, I decided to start a daily Internet radio show on Mushroom FM called The Daily Fibre. It blends the latest tech news with a great mix of music from the 50s through the 80s.   It’s been very …

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iPhone X, a blind person’s getting started guide

Background Since iPhone X was released, I’ve received numerous emails asking me questions about what it’s like to use one, and especially how Face ID works. There’s still a lot of misunderstanding out there about Face ID and in particular the implications of disabling the require attention function. While we offer one-on-one training and publish …

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The next meeting of our Job Club is free to all

Introduction   As mentioned in episode 40 of The Blind Side Podcast, we’re making some changes to the Mosen Consulting Job Club.   For those not familiar with our Job Club, everyone who purchases a copy of Bonnie Mosen’s popular and informative read on job seeking when blind, called “It’s Off to Work we Go”, …

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My Keynote Address to the New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired

BELIEF A keynote address delivered by Jonathan Mosen to the New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired on 3 November 2016   It’s an honour to be with you today, to be in the presence of so many people who are changing lives and facilitating opportunity. I’m mindful that there’s a lot going …

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Important note for VMWare Fusion users regarding upgrading to MacOS Sierra

As I write this post, it’s only a few hours until Apple officially releases MacOS Sierra. The new operating system offers some welcome new features, including Siri, and being able to unlock your Mac automatically when you’re wearing your Apple Watch. While I use some Mac applications and enjoy all the continuity features of the …

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Why I’m buying an iPhone 7 Plus, with mixed feelings about it

When I was 18, I became the presenter of an information line for blind people in New Zealand. This predates the mainstreaming of the Internet, so it was a way for blind people to dial a number, hear a recorded message about the latest goings on in the blind community, then leave a message that …

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The book “Apple Watch Without Watching” has been cancelled for now. Refunds being issued

Hello everyone. Thanks to all our wonderful customers who ordered “Apple Watch Without Watching”. The key point in this post is to let you know that I am now not able to complete this book in a timely manner, and that if you’ve pre-ordered it, you’ll be refunded in full and will receive an email …

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