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

Kia ora Mosen At Largers.
 
Another wide and varied show this week thanks to all your contributions. Here’s what’s on when, and remember, if you have a podcast app that supports chapter marks, you can skip between these sections. Genius!
 
Introduction and a preview of the new Siri voices in iOS 14.5,0:00.000
Feedback on the new Siri voices, the explosion of audio social networking, and blind dating,6:32.321
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Two appalling examples of misuse of the word blind in the media,13:57.029
Daylight saving, love it or loathe it?,28:14.522
Cochlea implant and hearing aid comments,30:59.046
Editing with the touch screen in iOS,47:07.004
Creating custom voice commands in iOS,1:04:08.920
Some thoughts on politics, healthcare and other social policy,1:14:15.223
Talkback voice commands,1:27:42.286
Politics and podcast length,1:34:29.499
Reliability issues with Focus Braille displays,1:38:11.748
Looking for resources for learning how to code,1:45:26.308
Copying and pasting text on my iPhone, Apple couldn’t help,1:46:11.651
A couple of JAWS issues,1:49:15.592
How best to communicate accessibility issues to developers?,1:54:14.331
The Bonnie Bulletin notes Uber has been seriously pinged in the US over guide dog refusals,1:58:11.223
Does Microsoft Edge have shortcut keys for pause and resume?,2:03:55.031
DJay for iOS,2:05:21.435
Issues with USB Braille displays and JAWS,2:09:37.652
Integrating Markdown into your workflow,2:10:57.206
How to get Alexa to play Mosen At large reliably every time, and other Amazon Echo feedback,2:14:57.199
Closing announcement and contact info,2:20:20.160
 
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