We are thrilled to announce that we have just hit 100 followers on Mastodon! This is a huge milestone for us, and we couldn't be more excited about it. At a time when Twitter is no longer blind-friendly, Mastodon is emerging as the go-to platform for people who care about accessibility. With its commitment to open-source software and decentralized networks, Mastodon is a breath of fresh air in a … [Read more...] about A Mammoth Milestone: 100 Mastodon Followers!
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Pneuma Solutions Officially Joins the Fediverse!
Mastodon: We read you loud and clear We are pleased to announce that we have officially established our presence on the Fediverse via a Mastodon server linked to Pneuma Solutions. A number of our staff may now be reached via Mastodon, and we invite you to follow us to stay in the know. New to Mastodon? No problem! Look to this very well written guide to Mastodon for newcomers courtesy of Amanda … [Read more...] about Pneuma Solutions Officially Joins the Fediverse!
The Future of System Access
In the wake of our farewell to Internet Explorer, where we announced the coming end of System Access to Go (or SAToGo), there has been some unfortunate confusion about the future of System Access in general. So in this post, as chief technology officer of Pneuma Solutions, I want to personally set the record straight. This will be a long post, but I think it's important to be completely candid … [Read more...] about The Future of System Access
The End of an Era
June 15, 2022, marked the end of support for Internet Explorer. It’ll go on being supported on some legacy servers for another seven years, but for all intents and purposes, the browser that led us through the explosion of Web 2.0 will take its place in the technology archives. The sunset of Internet Explorer means that the end is also near for System Access to Go (or SAToGo), the first screen … [Read more...] about The End of an Era
Continuing Dialogue on Accessibility Overlays
Earlier this year the blindness community finally had enough with companies claiming to provide accessible overlays to make sites more user friendly. We took note of the increasing protests and did our part to mitigate these barriers that, in some cases, would not give users the ability to bypass their intrusion. To date, none of the services we blocked through our extension have changed their … [Read more...] about Continuing Dialogue on Accessibility Overlays
The Fast Food Approach to Web Accessibility
Have you recently visited a website and been told to press Alt + 1 or some other key combination to invoke some version of a screen reader mode? If so, you may have been led to believe the company cared enough about its customers with disabilities to make their website accessible. The truth is actually more disturbing than we suspected. In a recent episode of Mosen At Large, Jonathan Mosen … [Read more...] about The Fast Food Approach to Web Accessibility