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E61 – Interview with Alex Brenon

10/18/2018
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Alex is a developer who has experienced the difference between baking in accessibility from the start compared to trying to retrofit accessibility into an existing project – which leads to a lot of trial and error and wasted time. Thanks to Twilio for sponsoring the transcript for this episode. Make sure you have a look… Continue Reading E61 – Interview with Alex Brenon

Duration:00:20:02

E60 – Interview with Adrienne McDonnell

10/5/2018
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Adrienne McDonnell is a front end developer at Elsevier. She says that knowing how to navigate a site with the keyboard is a fundational skill that all developers should know. She also reflects on the fact that all the accessibility specifications are very dense and can be overwhelming for people new to accessibility. Thanks to… Continue Reading E60 – Interview with Adrienne McDonnell

Duration:00:17:58

2018 International Podcast Day Special

9/30/2018
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Transcript Nic: Welcome to the A11y Rules podcast. I’m Nic Steenhout and this is a special episode for the 2018 International podcast day. I normally talk with people involved in one way or another with web accessibility. But today, I find it important to talk about podcast accessibility. There are a lot of podcasts out… Continue Reading 2018 International Podcast Day Special

Duration:00:09:16

E59 – Interview with John Tubbs

9/27/2018
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John Tubbs is an educator working for about thirty years in the area of high tech, digital education, online learning. He discusses accessibility and accomodations for students with disabilities – a topic we don’t hear enough about. He points out that his team is working towards universal accessible documents that can later be customized, rather… Continue Reading E59 – Interview with John Tubbs

Duration:00:39:10

E58 – Interview with Jen Simmons – Part 2

9/20/2018
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Jen says that many of the needs for accessibility aren’t that hard to accommodate by developers and designers! I couldn’t agree more. Thanks to Twilio for sponsoring the transcript for this episode. Make sure you have a look at: Their blog: https://www.twilio.com/blog Their channel on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/twilio Diversity event tickets: https://go.twilio.com/margaret/ Transcript Nic: Welcome to… Continue Reading E58 – Interview with Jen Simmons – Part 2

Duration:00:27:12

E57 – Interview with Jen Simmons – Part 1

9/13/2018
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I love what Jen had to say about accessibility! She said, among other things: “accessibility is about the recognition that every human isn’t identical to every other human.” Thanks to Twilio for sponsoring the transcript for this episode. Make sure you have a look at: Their blog: https://www.twilio.com/blog Their channel on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/twilio Diversity event… Continue Reading E57 – Interview with Jen Simmons – Part 1

Duration:00:31:33

E56 – Interview with Becky Gibson – Part 2

9/12/2018
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Becky talks about accessibility needing to be in the curriculum for all computer science courses – and I couldn’t agree more! Thanks to Twilio for sponsoring the transcript for this episode. Make sure you have a look at: Their blog: https://www.twilio.com/blog Their channel on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/twilio Diversity event tickets: https://go.twilio.com/margaret/ Transcript Nic: Welcome to the… Continue Reading E56 – Interview with Becky Gibson – Part 2

Duration:00:21:19

E55 – Interview with Becky Gibson – Part 1

8/30/2018
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In this episode, Becky talks to us about how changes in technology has changed her perception of accessibility. She also tells us how she came to be so passionate about accessibility! Thanks to Twilio for sponsoring the transcript for this episode. Make sure you have a look at: Their blog: https://www.twilio.com/blog Their channel on Youtube:… Continue Reading E55 – Interview with Becky Gibson – Part 1

Duration:00:24:02

E54 – Interview with Nic Steenhout – Part 2

8/23/2018
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“It’s a frustration of mine that too often when somebody asks me a question about accessibility, the only answer I can really give if I want to be succinct is, “It depends”.” Thanks to Twilio for sponsoring the transcript for this episode. Make sure you have a look at: Their blog: https://www.twilio.com/blog Their channel on… Continue Reading E54 – Interview with Nic Steenhout – Part 2

Duration:00:28:16

E53 – Interview with Nic Steenhout – Part 1

8/16/2018
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In a role reversal, for the first episode of the second year of the show – I’m the one being interviewed 🙂 Léonie Watson was kind enough to chat with me. It was fun to be on the other side of things 🙂 Thanks to Twilio for sponsoring the transcript for this episode. Make sure… Continue Reading E53 – Interview with Nic Steenhout – Part 1

Duration:00:26:36

E52 – Interview with Eric Meyer – Part 2

8/9/2018
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Eric says that accessibility “is a foundational principle of the web. Like literally the web is built on accessibility. The original specs don’t necessarily call it that, but that’s an organizing principle of the web. And to try to ignore it or overcome it is a lot like trying to paddle upstream”. Thanks to Twilio… Continue Reading E52 – Interview with Eric Meyer – Part 2

Duration:00:26:52

E51 – Interview with Eric Meyer – Part 1

8/2/2018
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Eric talks about accessibility, of course, and semantics, and frameworks, and more! The web prioritises ubiquity over consistency and a lot of these– there have been a lot of attempts to prioritise consistency over ubiquity. Thanks to Twilio for sponsoring the transcript for this episode. Make sure you have a look at: Their blog: https://www.twilio.com/blog… Continue Reading E51 – Interview with Eric Meyer – Part 1

Duration:00:31:16

E50 – Interview with Bri Norton – Part 2

7/26/2018
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Continuing my conversation with Bri Norton. She reminds us that making accessible sites is good for people with disabilities, but it’s also good for our future selves who may have impairments in the future! Thanks to Twilio for sponsoring the transcript for this episode. Make sure you have a look at: Their blog: https://www.twilio.com/blog Their… Continue Reading E50 – Interview with Bri Norton – Part 2

Duration:00:22:34

E02 – Entrevue avec Elie Sloïm – 2e partie

7/23/2018
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Voici la deusièmme partie de l’entrevue avec Elie Sloïm. Mais avant de passer à l’entrevue, un petit mot pour vous présenter mes excuses. L’implémentation du podcast en français implique bien plus de petites roues que prévu dans l’engrenage et nécéssitera la création d’un site séparé. Donc, pour il faut passer outre les problèmes de changement… Continue Reading E02 – Entrevue avec Elie Sloïm – 2e partie

Duration:00:25:53

E49 – Interview with Bri Norton – Part 1

7/19/2018
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Thanks to Twilio for sponsoring the transcript for this episode. Make sure you have a look at: Their blog: https://www.twilio.com/blog Their channel on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/twilio Diversity event tickets: https://go.twilio.com/margaret/ Show notes Australian Digital Transformation Agency. OZeWAI conference. Sydney Olympic website lawsuit. Transcript Nic: Welcome to the A11y Rules podcast. You’re listening to episode 49. I’m… Continue Reading E49 – Interview with Bri Norton – Part...

Duration:00:25:11

E01 – Entrevue avec Elie Sloïm – 1ère partie

7/14/2018
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Dans ce premier épisode du podcast en français, je discutte d’accessibilité et de qualité avec Elie Sloïm. Mais avant de passer à l’entrevue, un petit mot pour vous présenter mes excuses. L’implémentation du podcast en français implique bien plus de petites roues que prévu dans l’engrenage et nécéssitera la création d’un site séparé. Donc, pour… Continue Reading E01 – Entrevue avec Elie Sloïm – 1ère partie

Duration:00:26:35

E48 – Interview with Laura Kalbag – Part 2

7/12/2018
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In this second part of my chat with Laura Kalbag, she tells us that there’s no conventional wisdom about accessibility. She also suggests that if we pick an “easy win”, it’ll often be at the detriment of other accessibility needs. Thanks to Twilio for sponsoring the transcript for this episode. Make sure you have a… Continue Reading E48 – Interview with Laura Kalbag – Part 2

Duration:00:29:42

E47 – Interview with Laura Kalbag – Part 1

7/5/2018
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Today, I’m speaking with Laura Kalbag, a designer and author who focuses on accessibility. She says we shouldn’t ignore accessibility just because it can be hard. Thanks to Twilio for sponsoring the transcript for this episode. Make sure you have a look at: Their blog: https://www.twilio.com/blog Their channel on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/twilio Diversity event tickets: https://go.twilio.com/margaret/… Continue Reading E47 – Interview with Laura Kalbag – Part 1

Duration:00:26:29

E46 – Interview with Elie Sloïm – Part 2

6/28/2018
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Thanks to Twilio for sponsoring the transcript for this episode. Make sure you have a look at: Their blog: https://www.twilio.com/blog Their channel on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/twilio Diversity event tickets: https://go.twilio.com/margaret/ Transcript Nic: Welcome to the Accessibility Rules Podcast. You’re listening to Episode 46. I’m Nic Steenhout, and I talk with people involved in one way or… Continue Reading E46 – Interview with Elie Sloïm – Part 2

Duration:00:23:32

E45 – Interview with Elie Sloïm – Part 1

6/21/2018
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Thanks to Twilio for sponsoring the transcript for this episode. Make sure you have a look at: Their blog: https://www.twilio.com/blog Their channel on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/twilio Diversity event tickets: https://go.twilio.com/margaret/ Transcript Nic: Welcome to the Accessibility Rules podcast. You’re listening to Episode 45. I’m Nic Steenhout and I talk with people involved in one way or… Continue Reading E45 – Interview with Elie Sloïm – Part 1

Duration:00:26:20