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Podcasting since 2004, Jonathan Mosen MNZM is a totally blind Chief Executive, advocate, entrepreneur, technology expert and broadcaster. Direct from his studio in Wellington New Zealand, Jonathan talks about anything that takes his fancy this week, from helping you make sense of technology to music to politics to disability issues and much more. And listeners love to talk back. It's a captivating listen in which you can be informed, entertained, amused, in strong agreement and strong frustration all in one episode. Have your say! Email a voice clip or something in writing to jonathan at MushroomFM dot com. Or call the listener line, +1-864-606-6736. That's +1-864-60Mosen

Podcasting since 2004, Jonathan Mosen MNZM is a totally blind Chief Executive, advocate, entrepreneur, technology expert and broadcaster. Direct from his studio in Wellington New Zealand, Jonathan talks about anything that takes his fancy this week, from helping you make sense of technology to music to politics to disability issues and much more. And listeners love to talk back. It's a captivating listen in which you can be informed, entertained, amused, in strong agreement and strong frustration all in one episode. Have your say! Email a voice clip or something in writing to jonathan at MushroomFM dot com. Or call the listener line, +1-864-606-6736. That's +1-864-60Mosen

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Podcasting since 2004, Jonathan Mosen MNZM is a totally blind Chief Executive, advocate, entrepreneur, technology expert and broadcaster. Direct from his studio in Wellington New Zealand, Jonathan talks about anything that takes his fancy this week, from helping you make sense of technology to music to politics to disability issues and much more. And listeners love to talk back. It's a captivating listen in which you can be informed, entertained, amused, in strong agreement and strong frustration all in one episode. Have your say! Email a voice clip or something in writing to jonathan at MushroomFM dot com. Or call the listener line, +1-864-606-6736. That's +1-864-60Mosen

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English


Episodes

Episode 149: iOS 15, new Apple hardware, and adventures in Android

9/18/2021
Kia ora Mosen At Largers. It’s all about technology this week, both iOS and Android. This episode makes extensive use of chapter marks so you can skip to the sections that interest you. Introduction,0:00.000 iOS 15 system requirements,2:11.689 iOS 15 bugs,2:52.167 iOS 15 Accessibility changes,5:43.882 iOS 15 VoiceOver Quick Settings,7:11.611 iOS 15 VoiceOver navigation style,14:19.548 iOS 15 VoiceOver Image Explorer,19:07.866 iOS 15 accessibility settings for hearing impaired...

Duration:02:24:49

Episode 148: A recap of Apple's California Streaming event from a blindness perspective

9/14/2021
Kia ora Mosen At Largers. Apple has concluded its California Streaming event having announced a new iPad, iPad Mini and the iPhone 13 range. I’m joined by our expert panel, Heidi Taylor, Judy Dixon and Michael Feir to discuss what it all means from a blindness perspective. Will you be buying anything new this year from Apple? If so, what are you upgrading from, or will this be your first item in the product category you’re buying? Share your thoughts on these topics or any others. Drop me an...

Duration:01:19:46

Episode 147: September 11 memories, Apples big reveal, advice on starting a business and more

9/11/2021
Kia ora Mosen At Largers, from level 3 lockdown in Wellington New Zealand. Here’s what’s on when. Remember, you can skip between these segments if you have a podcast client that supports chapters. Introduction,0:00.000 New hardware from Apple being announced,1:05.410 The verdict is in on Apple vs Epic Games,10:47.534 Some tech stories of interest this week,15:32.689 Where in the world is Jonathan Mosen?,22:16.487 My reflections on 11 September 2001,24:05.844 Memories of 9/11 from around the...

Duration:01:59:25

Episode 146: New Zealand's Royal Commission into abuse in care, blindisms, tech topics and more

9/4/2021
Kia ora Mosen At Largers, from level 3 lockdown in Wellington New Zealand. Here’s what’s on when. Remember, you can skip between these segments if you have a podcast client that supports chapters. Introduction,0:00.000 A reminder about chapter marks,0:27.081 Plenty of beta testing drawing to a close,2:52.237 Apple delaying its CSAM prevention measures,5:49.373 Paul Gibson on New Zealand's Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care,7:03.669 My experience with the Abuse In Care Commission...

Duration:01:59:35

Episode 145: A COVID-19 check-in, blind people in the media, and flying toCanada now takes extra effort

8/28/2021
Kia ora Mosen At Largers, from level 4 lockdown in New Zealand. Here’s what’s on when. Remember, you can skip between these segments if you have a podcast client that supports chapters. Introduction,0:00.000 COVID-19, how are things going for you?,0:33.022 Portrayal of blind people in the media,25:40.401 Disability-related submissions on the Radio New Zealand Charter,36:13.730 I don't believe ableist language exists,59:40.530 More onFlickType,1:16:41.387 You now have to go through extra...

Duration:02:09:43

Episode 144: FlickType has gone and Apple is to blame, how to use Braille Screen input, more on alternative iOS calendar apps

8/21/2021
Kia ora Mosen At Largers, from level 4 lockdown in New Zealand. Here’s what’s on when. Remember, you can skip between these segments if you have a podcast client that supports chapters. Intro from a locked down New Zealand,0:00.000 The story behind the demise of the FlickType accessible keyboard for iOS and what you can do about it,1:02.371 Listener comments onFlickType,30:33.822 Judy Dixon demonstrates Braille Screen Input,38:49.753 Apple Calendar apps and child safety initiative,54:20.058...

Duration:01:58:17

Episode 143: Thoughts on what it means to be blind, calendar apps for iPhone and has Apple lost its moral authority on privacy?

8/14/2021
Kia ora Mosen At Largers. Here’s what’s on when. Remember, you can skip between these segments if you have a podcast client that supports chapters. It is a busy show crammed full of your questions and opinions. Introduction,0:00.000 The Broadcasting Standards Authority rules on my ableist language complaint. What next?,1:42.033 Listener thoughts on blind pride, blind culture and recent interviews,13:45.741 Amanda's auditory compensation skill's survey,49:43.406 I don't feel like I fit into...

Duration:02:00:04

Episode 142: Leona Godin, author of There Plant Eyes, a Personal and Cultural History of Blindness

8/7/2021
Kia ora Mosen At Largers. Here’s what’s on when. Remember, you can skip between these segments if you have a podcast client that supports chapters. Introduction,0:00.000 A survey on the audio compensatory techniques used by blind people,0:56.914. To complete the survey, visit http://bit.ly/blindaudio Discussion inspired by the Shermeen Khan interview,5:19.583 Interview with Leona Godin, author of "There Plant Eyes, a Personal and Cultural History of Blindness",29:13.188 Closing and contact...

Duration:01:55:20

Episode 141: Staying in step with a cane, is blindness your dominant culture, weird iOS mispronunciations and more

7/31/2021
Kia ora Mosen At Largers. Here’s what’s on when. Remember, you can skip between these segments if you have a podcast client that supports chapters. introduction,0:00.000 New Apple and Amazon stuff,0:29.563 Hints on staying in step with a cane,5:21.084 The blind ghetto from a wider perspective,9:48.477 Mike Calvo says he's not going to say blind ghetto anymore,21:13.944 Pneuma solutions answers listener questions,24:10.115 Looking for a USB adapter,31:17.838 Trouble accessing...

Duration:02:02:40

Episode 140: Amazon Echo's new voice, the Apple MagSafe Battery, meet the Optophone, a reading machine invented in the early 1900s and more

7/24/2021
Kia ora Mosen At Largers. Here’s what’s on when. Remember, you can skip between these segments if you have a podcast client that supports chapters. Introduction,0:00.000 Amazon Echo gets a new voice,1:16.053 The ACB convention,6:01.416 Sky New Zealand's Olympics app has accessibility issues,10:47.996 More feedback on OrCam MyEye,12:41.472 iOS 14.7 is out,19:05.096 The social model of disability is so last century!,22:57.324 Calling ableism out might upset the nondisabled,35:07.603 Feedback...

Episode 139: The great tech conference with an ableist name, blindness tech support from Microsoft and Apple, scribe for meetings demo and blind ghetto products

7/17/2021
Kia ora Mosen At Largers. Here’s what’s on when. Remember, you can skip between these segments if you have a podcast client that supports chapters. Introduction,0:00.000 Sight Tech Global is back without a name change,0:54.298 Thoughts on blindness-specific support from Microsoft and Apple,11:46.371 Are their blind people using OrCam My Eye who like it?,28:06.745 Interview with Mike Calvo and Matt Campbell from Pneuma Solutions,33:25.195 Scribe for meetings demonstration,1:18:42.334 Use of...

Duration:02:07:49

Episode 138: Why we're going podcast-only, what will and won't Apple's Accessibility Team help you with, and blindness employment discussion

7/10/2021
Kia ora Mosen At Largers. Here’s what’s on when. Remember, you can skip between these segments if you have a podcast client that supports chapters. Introduction,0:00.000 Mosen At Large is going podcast only. Here's why.,0:39.844 What will Apple Accessibility help you with?,10:14.814 How to take control of VoiceOver's screen recognition feature in iOS,23:52.149 various contributions on employment,29:49.025 This company needs a good grilling,41:08.088 Is there an accessible way to navigate DVD...

Duration:01:35:20

Episode 137: Work with superb-quality remote audio. Meet Cleanfeed

7/7/2021
Cleanfeed is a tool which even offers an unlimited free tier that will take the audio quality of your remote podcast interviews to the next level. But there’s so much more you can use Cleanfeed for than podcasting. If you want to work with remote guests or co-hosts on Internet radio, or you do audio production and want to produce a talent who has their own studio, Cleanfeed will do it all without breaking a sweat. This outstanding service has been designed by audio professionals, for anyone...

Duration:01:10:01

Episode 136: The variable quality of PDFs, can you be proud of one impairment but not another, more great radio memories

7/3/2021
Kia ora Mosen At Largers. Here’s what’s on when. Remember, you can skip between these segments if you have a podcast client that supports chapters. Introduction,0:00.000 Financial data in PDF format,3:13.924 Windows 11,13:15.506 Radio memories,27:03.304 Watching movies with the family on Disney Plus,47:32.445 Why Braille is important to me,52:11.977 Disability pride, including if you can be proud of one impairment but not of another",57:10.378 Helpful resources for learning Windows 10 and...

Duration:01:43:56

Episode 135: Windows 11 comments, inaccessible financial data, have we gone soft on blindness advocacy and more

6/26/2021
Kia ora Mosen At Largers. Here’s what’s on when. Introduction,0:00.000 Windows 11 comments,0:47.855 More childhood radio memories,10:50.151 Have we gone too soft on blindness advocacy?,35:56.669 Taxing times,51:46.611 More on the Oticon More,55:16.510 Problems with Safari on iOS,57:45.039 Looking for an AirPlay transmitter,1:00:37.972 The positive side of being blind,1:04:30.859 More on the TPLink saga,1:07:32.557 Easter eggs in the washing machine,1:09:49.586 Battery issues with an iPhone...

Duration:01:35:56

Episode 134: Windows 11 from a blindness perspective

6/26/2021
On 24 June US time, Microsoft announced Windows 11, a more radical revamp of Windows than many had anticipated. Sadly, at the time of recording, Microsoft's accessibility team had said absolutely nothing about accessibility in Windows 11, although while the recording was taking place, they did send a short series of tweets promising to reveal information soon. We'll look at what's in Windows 11 and examine it all through a blindness lens. I'm joined by Matt Campbell and Terry Bray on our...

Duration:01:16:26

Episode 133: childhood radio memories, non-24, what do you want in Windows 11 and more

6/19/2021
Kia ora Mosen At Largers. Today some fond memories, opinion, and news you can use. Here’s what’s on when. Introduction,0:00.000 Childhood radio memories,2:09.725 I think I have non-24. Any tips for dealing with it?,39:24.186 What are you hoping for from Windows 11?,54:38.457 iOS 15 questions and comments,1:08:53.347 The quest to find a printer I could use as someone with low vision,1:16:38.780 A demonstration of the Sirius XM app,1:21:06.929 mic stand recommendations,1:30:54.822 Expressing...

Duration:01:58:11

Episode 132: New Zealand broadcasting and entertainment icon, Don Linden

6/14/2021
In this episode, I speak with a New Zealand broadcasting and entertainment legend, Don Linden. Don has enjoyed a career as an actor and entertainer, and is much loved for his Small World radio show. Beginning in 1977, Small World was known as “the kids’ show for the whole family”. Spanning multiple decades and multiple radio stations, and spinning off into a very successful series of CDs, Don’s show, and the material he played, is much loved. Don and I have been collaborating over the last...

Duration:00:50:47

Episode 131: A detailed look at the forthcoming iOS 15 focus options, when social services says being blind means you can't be a parent and more

6/12/2021
On this episode: Introduction,0:00.000 Improve your productivity and take control of notifications with Focusses in iOS15,0:27.862 Listener comments onWWDC,17:21.239 Blind people and the medical profession,31:21.083 Do we need a different approach to accessibility?,46:02.670 Zed10 mixer and Zoom Cloud Meetings,49:45.455 Resources for upskilling with JAWS,52:29.265 A few issues with a new Dell computer,54:13.766 How are people getting on these days with JAWS and iTunes?,58:11.132 Blind...

Duration:01:50:36

Episode 130: You're invited to participate in the Sonaar research project to improve the quality of image descriptions on the web

6/9/2021
The web has made a profound difference to the lives of blind people. But when images are poorly described or not described at all, it makes the web a less inclusive, accessible place. What if, when one person took the time to describe an image really well, that same description could be used across the web? That’s the aim of a research project from the University of Lisbon called Sonaar. In this episode, I speak with Dr Carlos Duarte about this project and what it aims to achieve. The...

Duration:00:29:20