Episode 110: New Siri voices, ableist use of the word “blind” in the media, cochlea implants, iOS hints and more

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Here are the topics covered in this episode, and the time in the file for each.
Introduction and a preview of the new Siri voices in iOS 14.5,0:00
Feedback on the new Siri voices, the explosion of audio social networking, and blind dating,6:32
Subscribe to the Blind Podmaker podcast. The Apple Podcasts link is: https://podcasts.apple.com/nz/podcast/the-blind-podmaker/id1560929891 and the link to the RSS feed is https://pinecast.com/feed/the-blind-podmaker,12:02
Two appalling examples of misuse of the word blind in the media,13:57
Daylight saving, love it or loathe it?,28:14
Cochlea implant and hearing aid comments,30:59
Editing with the touch screen in iOS,47:07
Creating custom voice commands in iOS,1:04:08
Some thoughts on politics, healthcare and other social policy,1:14:15
Talkback voice commands,1:27:42
Politics and podcast length,1:34:29
Reliability issues with Focus Braille displays,1:38:11
Looking for resources for learning how to code,1:45:26
Copying and pasting text on my iPhone, Apple couldn’t help,1:46:11
A couple of JAWS issues,1:49:15
How best to communicate accessibility issues to developers?,1:54:14
The Bonnie Bulletin notes Uber has been seriously pinged in the US over guide dog refusals,1:58:11
Does Microsoft Edge have shortcut keys for pause and resume?,2:03:55
DJay for iOS,2:05:21
Issues with USB Braille displays and JAWS,2:09:37
Integrating Markdown into your workflow,2:10:57
How to get Alexa to play Mosen At large reliably every time, and other Amazon Echo feedback,2:14:57
Closing announcement and contact info,2:20:20