Jill Stein

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How the Blind Are Reinventing the iPhone

<i>At first many blind people thought that the iPhone would never be accessible to them, with its flat glass screen. But the opposite has proved true.</i><p>Maria Rios, 66, woke up at 6am. She got out of bed in her little second floor apartment on the north side of Central Park, and checked her iPhone for …

New smartphone app gives sight to the blind

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Jonathan Mosen, who has been blind since birth, spent his evening snapping photos of packages in the mail, his son’s school report and labels on bottles in the fridge. In seconds, he was listening to audio of the printed words the camera captured, courtesy of a new app on …

A Buzzing Sonar Watch That Helps Blind People Navigate

Like bats and dolphins, humans have been known to use echolocation to navigate their environment. This is most common among visually impaired people, …

How 3D audio technology could 'unlock' cities for blind people

A new 3D audio navigation system from Microsoft could help people with sight loss explore cities independently<p>New technology is set to give greater independence to blind and partially sighted people by radically enhancing their ability to navigate city centres.<p>Getting around cities can be daunting …

Talking 3-D Maps Help The Blind Navigate

Three years ago, private company Touch Graphics and the University of Buffalo’s Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDeA Center) …

What to Do with an Overload of Sweet Potatoes

<i>Winter has arrived in full force, but that doens't mean your meals have to be one-dimensional. Alexandra Stafford of Alexandra Cooks shows us how to use the contents of our CSA to make comforting meals that still excite on the table.</i><p><i>Today: A cure for sweet potato ennui in the form of an elegant</i> …

Photographer Transforms His Dog into Different Animals and Characters Every Christmas

For the past 20 years, British photographer Peter Thorpe has upheld the festive tradition of dressing up his dog as different animals and characters for holiday-themed photo shoots. Instead of using Photoshop, Thorpe builds elaborate sets and props, assembles creative costumes, and uses treats to …

Innovative 3D-Printed Yearbooks Let Blind Students "See" Their Friends

For many people, yearbooks are precious keepsakes that help preserve the memories of old friends and classmates long after graduation. Thanks to advanced 3D printing technology, the agency 3D TEK was able to surprise eight blind students in South Korea with <i>Touchable Yearbooks</i>, lifelike busts that …

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