Episode 162: Blind people teaching iPhone to the sighted, more on the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 carbon, and a little festive fun

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Here are the topics covered in this episode, and the time in the file for each.


Merry Christmas from the technology,2:21

Accessible treadmills,5:38

Reading BRF files,12:21

A tip for SSD users,14:57

Creating an accessible venue,16:27

Dental anxiety,18:32

In praise of the ChilliPad,19:39

Improving employment outcomes for blind people,21:46

Android help in Houston, and formatting documents”,27:17

Blind people teaching iPhones to sighted people,29:08

Audio description,31:43

Responses to various recent topics,34:12

Apple-related contributions,36:16

The WeWalk Smart Cane,39:21

Some Android thoughts,42:05

New Zealand is banning cigarette smoking,46:35

Main Menu Legacy,49:36

Blindness versus mainstream technology,50:10

Accessible tech support remote assistance options,1:07:17

Comments on recent topics,1:10:54

Visual description at meetings,1:13:35

Comments on the Cameron Algie interview,1:17:04

Problems with the Amazon Alexa app,1:23:00

Vispero comments on tech support,1:26:06

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon,1:28:03

The festive Bonnie Bulletin,1:40:27

Louis, the Blind Christmas Elf,2:00:34

Closing and contact info,2:20:11