BlindPAD’s tablet makes visual information tactile for the vision-impaired

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BlindPAD’s tablet makes visual information tactile for the vision-impaired——- It’s truly amazing, the wealth of information we all have at our fingertips — that is, of course, unless your fingertips are how you have to access that information. An innovative new tablet that uses magnetically configurable bumps may prove to be a powerful tool for translating […]

Popular design guides are responsible for plague of grey type

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Popular design guides are responsible for plague of grey type——- A series of recent, influential design books and articles have convinced the web’s designers to go for grey-on-white type, despite the fact that many people can’t read low-contrast type (and it’s even worse on mobile devices, which are often read in very bright sun, on […]