Can You See the Problem?

So, to follow-up on my previous post regarding my abysmal experience with MARTA (Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, in case you aren’t familiar with them), I received two calls this morning regarding the incident. Keep in mind that it took 47 days to receive a “resolution” to the situation.   Continue reading “Can You See the Problem?”

Near Miss with a lot of Run Around

Here is an unfortunate tale (that is still unfolding) of Atlanta’s mass transit provider: MARTA. I am visually impaired and use a cane; this is really the only background information you need, and honestly that knowledge isn’t that necessary.  So, in October, I chose to walk to the Target around the corner from where I live.  Upon crossing the street (where I was in the crosswalk with the walk signal on) I hear a bus speed up, the next thing I know my cane is knocked to the side and a bus goes whizzing by my face.  Continue reading “Near Miss with a lot of Run Around”

Lachi (legally blind artist) and Meridian Gold launch kickstarter campaign to fund full-length album

This month, you can help bring something positive into the world. New York rock/pop outfit, Lachi and Meridian Gold ( http://www.lachimusic.com ) are enlisting the help of fans, new and old alike, to pitch in to make their upcoming full-length album possible with a Kickstarter campaign.

This month, you can help bring something positive into the world. New York rock/pop outfit, Lachi and Meridian Gold (http://www.lachimusic.com/) are enlisting the help of fans, new and old alike, to pitch in to make their upcoming full-length album possible with a Kickstarter campaign. Continue reading “Lachi (legally blind artist) and Meridian Gold launch kickstarter campaign to fund full-length album”

“Accessible” Technology

ecently I attended a “Vision Awareness Day” at my local Center for the Visually Impaired. There was a fantastic turnout and many amazing items were demonstrated for the attendees. There were screen readers, handheld video magnifiers, scanners that turned text to speech and closed circuit televisions (CCTVs).

Recently I attended a “Vision Awareness Day” at my local Center for the Visually Impaired. There was a fantastic turnout and many amazing items were demonstrated for the attendees. There were screen readers, handheld video magnifiers, scanners that turned text to speech and closed circuit televisions (CCTVs). Continue reading ““Accessible” Technology”