I had my first #HamRadio CW QSO (morst code contact) in 25 years. That 599 perfect signal report felt like the best news all day, despite the short distance. Today Arch Street, tomorrow the world!
A #HamRadio operator has found a correlation between HF propagation and earthquakes. https://qrznow.com/report-california-earthquakes-disrupted-hf-propagation-on-west-coast/
I have enjoyed participating in the creation of the IFTF #Accessibility Testing Project Report. Those interested in interactive fiction (text adventure games) should check it out. https://austinseraphin.com/2019/06/13/iftf-accessibility-report/
I had an interesting revelation while floating in a sensory deprivation tank relating to #echolocation and #Qigong. https://austinseraphin.com/2019/05/08/a-healing-sound/
Blindness Charities And Money, Part 1: The Aggregation, by Chris Hofstader: https://www.chrishofstader.com/blindness-charities-and-money-part-1-the-aggregation/ #accessibility
The Interactive Fiction Technology Foundation has begun their #accessibility testing program. They need more screen reader users who enjoy playing interactive fiction, also known as text adventures.
Does anyone know about automatic magnetic loop antenna controllers? They may hold the key to fulfilling my dream of getting back on HF from within my city apartment. #HamRadio
There’s already a blueprint for a more accessible internet. If only designers would learn it.
Merry Christmas! Last night I watched It's a Wonderful Life, described for the blind by George H.W. Bush! Of course I went into full #MST3K mode immediately. "Not gonna do it. Wouldn't be prudent."
A blind computer programmer and Linux administrator who practices Qigong
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