Jason Mousseau

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The Radical Frontier Of Inclusive Design

Why shouldn’t everyone have the chance to experience VR?<p>Technology has solved some problems for disabled people, but it’s also created plenty of problems that remain to be solved. At one of the year’s biggest events on human-computer interaction, we got a glimpse of how some researchers are putting …

Universal Design

Accessibility is a Process, Not a Project

A few years ago I was approached by a Creative Director for a Federal Contractor here in the DC area. She outlined a familiar problem contractors …

Readability is accessibility

When I think about what it means to know, I find myself going back to language, to words. I wonder, for example, when I’m looking at a website, how …

Interview with Steve Krug: how to get DIY usability testing right

<b>Nine years after the seminal Don’t Make Me Think, usability consultant</b> <b>Steve Krug</b> <b>wrote another book that very few people know about — but everybody</b> …

The Law of Attraction Explained in Simple Terms

Many people have a very deluded idea of what exactly the Law of Attraction (<i>LOA</i>) is these days. Due to mass popularisation of the law, it has been made to seem like a very simple, almost magical process in which you just imagine what you want and "<i>BAM!</i>" it's there. Not so.<p>This law of the Universe …

Parents Home

• Pinterest<p>There's no question that this year's flu season is serious—and if you're a parent, you're understandably scared for your child. According to the latest report from the CDC, the total number of US pediatric deaths from the flu is now 63. "Every year, about half of pediatric flu deaths are …

Public Health

The opposite of a narcissist is an 'empath' — here are the signs you could be one

Empathy is the ability to understand the way someone else is feeling. Most people who do not have antisocial or narcissistic personality disorders feel empathy on some level.<p>But some people are more empathetic than others, and those very high up on the scale are known as empaths.<p>"An empath is an …

Narcissism

NASA's $1 billion Jupiter probe has taken mind-bending new photos of the gas giant

NASA's $1 billion Juno spacecraft completed its 10th high-speed trip around Jupiter on December 16.<p>The robot gets relatively close to the gas giant and takes new photos with its JunoCam instrument roughly every 53 days while traveling at up to 130,000 mph.<p>It can take days or sometimes weeks to …

Hunger eats away at Venezuela’s soul as its people struggle to survive

The Maduro regime denies its oil-rich country is in crisis. But on the streets the desperation cannot be hidden<p>Hunger is gnawing at Venezuela, where a government that claims to rule for the poorest has left most of its 31 million people short of food, many desperately so. As night falls over …

Venezuela

Parents Who Pay to Be Watched

Shep was 13 when he started stealing from his parents. It began not long after he and his siblings moved with their parents to a suburb north of New …

Studiolada used all wood materials to create this affordable open-source home anyone can build

Skillfully blending the basics of frugality and sustainability into one beautiful home design, French firm Studiolada Architects has just unveiled …

I Don't Like My Daughter

It's the most given of givens: Moms love their kids. But not for Jennifer Rabiner*. In this riveting confession, she admits that her young daughter disappointed her from day one.<p>A mom is never, ever supposed to admit this, but here goes: I've never liked my child.<p>Growing up, I had hoped to someday …

You Can Reprogram Yourself to Be a Positive Person and You Should

Rational optimists are much more in touch with reality than chronic pessimists.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of a relationship or the failure of your business can make you feel negative. <i>Life</i> can make you feel negative. We all have to persevere through …

Happiness

Children in Single-Mom-by-Choice Families Do Just as Well as Those in Two-Parent Families

A new study has found no difference in the well-being of kids raised by two parents and those raised by a mother who has chosen to be a single parent.<p>Fertility treatments are increasingly popular for single women who want to have kids without a partner. And while some specialists have raised …

Get Your Kids Coding With Sony’s Clever Building Blocks

Forget everything you think you know about programming: the long hours behind a screen, the lines of code stacking up, all that time spent debugging …

A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

How to Write a One-Page Business Plan

It's not as hard as you think.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is no easy feat, and at the backbone of every business is a solid business plan. Before those words scare you, you'll be happy to know there's a simple way to do this.<p>In this video, …

The 5 Things Your Kids Will Remember About You

Dharma Parenting

Each child is born with his or her own personality, talents, likes and dislikes. How can parents create and maintain family flow and unity while respecting and caring for children who sometimes have wildly different needs?<p>Each child is born with his or her own personality, talents, likes and …

The Brain

Dear Parents Of Young Children: This Won't Last Forever

The truth is, you're incredibly lonely. Not lonely in the sense of your marriage is rocky or your relationships with your kids aren't healthy or you have nobody and no one on the planet. You are lonely in one sense only: You are a parent of young children.<p>"How are you today?" one of your mom …

Loneliness

Why you should take advantage of the psychological practice Apple, Yahoo, Starbucks, and Google are teaching their employees

Mindfulness is an increasingly popular notion in the workplace, with companies such as Apple, Yahoo, Starbucks, and Google using it to their benefit. Google, for example, offers employees a 19-hour course on the subject, which is so popular that thousands of Googlers take it each year.<p><b>So what</b> …

10 Fascinating Theories To Explain Déjà Vu

Déjà vu is the name given to the unsettling feeling we get when we feel we have been in the exact same situation before. For a few seconds, we are …

The 8 fastest-growing tech skills worth over $110,000

Job-hunting site Dice prides itself on helping IT pros navigate which skills to pursue. It just concluded an analysis of its database of 80,000-plus tech jobs from April 2015 through April 2016 to determine the fastest-growing skills based on job openings.<p>We then cross-checked those skills against …

Big Data

Starting a Growth Team from Scratch

Most high-growth companies now have Growth Teams (e.g. Facebook, Uber). These teams have <b>enormous potential</b>…<p>Creating a Growth Team isn’t as easy as it …

Product Management

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Template

Writing a business plan doesn't have to be an intimidating task, but it does require foresight, honesty, and plenty of research. Here is an outline and some smart tips to help get you started.<p>Creating a business plan is the first and most crucial step to building a successful company.<p>"A business …

How Improvising Fatherhood Made Me A Better Dad

A very important part of improv is listening. I was reminded of this a while ago when my second child was only two years old. He was being fussy while I was changing his diaper. I asked him, “Is it hard being a little kid sometimes?” He said, “Yeah.” I asked, “What’s hard about being a little kid?” …

Fatherhood

How to start a business with almost no money

You're willing to take some risks, like leaving your current job or going without personal revenue for a while.<p>But there's one logistical hurdle stopping you: You don't have much money.<p><b>Related: 7 Myths About Starting a Business That I Used to Believe</b><p>On the surface, this seems like a major problem, …