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Episodes

#23 - Zootopia Movie Review

9/9/2018
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In this very special episode, Jonathan and Rachel review the audio description track for the Disney movie Zootopia.

Duration:00:36:17

#22 - Real Life Accessibility Drama at the Movies!

8/20/2018
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In this episode, Rachel and Jonathan share a new tech tip and talk about personal stories and legal rights around audio description at movie theaters. For show notes visit http://www.access.ninja

Duration:01:05:28

#21 - Going Deep with VoiceOver Gestures

8/6/2018
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In this episode, Rachel shares a tech tip on how to collaborate using the Apple Notes app and Jonathan goes deep discussing how gestures work in the VoiceOver screen reader for iOS.

Duration:01:15:03

#20 - Access Ninja Duo is Back Together With Acessibiltiy News

7/24/2018
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Jonathan and Rachel are back in the studio together. In this episode, we try out a new Quick Tech Tip section on using Siri to calculate tips. Jonathan gives up an update on some Android accessibility efforts through Morse Code support and a new Accessibility Menu coming to Android P. Rachel talks about an update to the Farrago soundboard app and discusses her experiences using the Microsoft SoundScape app. For show notes visit http://www.access.ninja

Duration:00:53:47

#19 - Accessibility News with Rachel Magario

7/9/2018
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Rachel is solo in the studio this week. In this episode, Rachel discusses recent accessibility news including an appropriations bill, the passing of the Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Bill, and a report of a new USB Standard designed to make Braille Displays easier to setup and use. For show notes visit: www.access.ninja

Duration:00:26:40

#18 - iOS Accessibility Features Everyone Can Enjoy

6/25/2018
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Jonathan is solo in the studio this week. In this episode, Jonathan walks through various iOS accessibility features that can be helpful even if you don’t have a disability. Including how to use VoiceOver to save a broken iPhone, how to turn any text article into a spoken one, which accessibility feature can save a phone with broken buttons, and more.

Duration:00:25:34

#17 - Apple WWDC 2018

6/12/2018
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In this episode Jonathan and Rachel discuss the 2018 Apple World Wide Developer conference announcements from an accessibility angle. We learn about new features that impact accessibility in iOS 12, Mac OS, Sierra, and Apple Watch OS 5. They also discuss some of the accessibility oriented workshops Apple provided to developers. For show notes visit: www.access.ninja

Duration:01:13:41

#16 - Microsoft Adaptive Controller and Apple Coding Classes For The Blind And Deaf Students

5/30/2018
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In this episode, Rachel and Jonathan discuss two announcements for Global Accessibility Awareness Day. Microsoft’s Adaptive Controller for the Xbox and Apple bringing their Everyone Can Code program to schools for the blind and deaf.

Duration:00:53:10

#15 - Google Duplex and Holman Prize Update

5/13/2018
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In this episode Jonathan and Rachel discuss the accessibility possibilities and ethical questions around the Google Duplex feature announced at Google I/O. Rachel gives an update on her submission to the Holman Prize.

Duration:00:30:00

#14 - PDF Woes, Assistance Etiquette, and Website Updates

4/30/2018
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#14 - PDF Woes, Assistance Etiquette, and Website Updates In this episode, Jonathan suggests trying a cold open which doesn’t go the way he expected. Rachel shares a story of PDF accessibility problems. And finally Jonathan and Rachel go on a rant about the right and wrong ways to offer assistance to people with disabilities. For show notes visit www.access.ninja

Duration:01:02:41

#13 - Aira - Smart Glasses for the Blind

4/22/2018
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In this episode, Rachel tells Jonathan about using the Aira, a pair of smart glasses that connects her to a sighted assistant.

Duration:00:51:35

#12 - Accessibility News

4/7/2018
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Jonathan and Rachel discuss accessibility in the news. Topics covered include: New Accessibility Emoji; Apple holding a coding session for blind students; and Airbnb making its service more disability friendly.

Duration:00:53:52

#11 - The ADA Education and Reform Act

3/21/2018
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Special guest Tiffany Lee joins Jonathan and Rachel to discuss H.R.620 - ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 which recently passed the U.S. House. They discuss the legislation’s content, potential impact, and the chances of it moving towards a vote in the Senate. Find show notes and more at: www.access.ninja

Duration:00:38:52

Episode #10 - Apple Park Accessibilty & Black Panther

3/6/2018
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In this episode, Jonathan and Rachel discuss a thread on Twitter by user @Xarph documenting the accessibility features of Apple Park's visitor center. They also briefly discuss audio description for the new Black Panther movie.

Duration:00:55:41

Access Ninja Podcast Episode #9 - Access Ninja Returns

2/24/2018
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The Access Ninja Podcast is back! Jonathan and Rachel return with a refreshed version of the Access Ninja Podcast, now recorded live. In this episode they discuss the podcast's new format and accessibility at Walt Disney World Florida.

Duration:00:50:13

Access Ninja Podcast Episode #8 - September 9 Apple Event

9/11/2015
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In this episode Jonathan and Rachel discuss the Apple September 9 media event. Topics include what was new and how it might impact the accessibility of Apple's platform.

Duration:00:46:12

Access Ninja Podcast #07

8/29/2015
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In this episode of the Access Ninja Podcast Jonathan and Racheal discuss the impact on Siri on accessibility and teaching/learning VoiceOver gestures.

Duration:00:39:04

Access Ninja Podcast #5 Austin Seraphin Part 2

11/13/2014
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Part 2 of our interview with Austin Seraphin, accessibility consultant and app developer. In this episode we discuss what developers can do to ensure their products are accessible.

Duration:00:24:40

Access Ninja Podcast #4 Austin Seraphin

10/5/2014
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Part 1 of an interview with Austin Seraphin, a blind iOS developer and accessibility consultant.

Duration:00:25:37

Access Ninja Episode #003

8/20/2014
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In this episode Jonathan and Rachel discuss alternative text for images on the web and in documents.

Duration:00:24:22