Episode 24: Common misconceptions sighted people have about blind people

Hi Mosen at largers. It’s another very busy show thanks to your input. Remember, in a podcast player supporting chapter marks, you can easily skip forward and back between segments. Here’s each item followed by its time in the file.

Intro,0:00.000

It’s Leap Year’s Day as we record this,0:57.276

Learning to code,7:43.444

Alternative calendars that don’t require a leap day every four years,8:59.318

Listener comment on people who think all blind people are alike,10:01.901

A remarkable iPhone survival and customer service story,12:18.344

An Alexa skill that won’t disable,18:29.928

Listener praise for a Samson microphone,20:22.389

Who wears their Apple Watch in the shower,22:25.295

Listener comment on audio apps and YouMail,23:18.014

Apple Watch fall detection,27:44.930

Listener comment on misconceptions about blindness,28:32.533

Listener comment on bullying and envy in the blind community,29:15.060

Listener comment on a blindness agency that won’t let you identify as blind,34:44.123

Listener questions about 1Password,38:19.828

As blind people how do we know that cold callers are who they say they are,46:32.317

iOS 13.4 beta 3 update,51:33.124

Tom Dooley sequel,59:19.708

Listener question on routers and access points with the most accessible interfaces,1:00:09.350

The Bonnie Bulletin would it be so bad to have official guide dog certification in the US,1:02:58.484

Misconceptions about blind people,1:14:31.189

A listener review of the WeWalk smart cane,1:16:40.036

Listener comment on attitudes in the blind community and a forthcoming free iOS guide,1:21:28.941

Listener comment on the responsibility of guide dog handlers,1:24:00.893

Listener comment on bullying,1:25:31.767

Listener question on stopping JAWS showing formatting in Braille,1:28:01.835

Significant changes happening for Bluetooth audio including hearing aids,1:30:55.592

Closing,1:33:14.349