Be nice. Or else.
Loved it! My only critique now having been back when you're not around is can seem very off putting to potential clients if thats the first interaction.
How about just a static version and then the live version is just bonus when its on.
P.S. You dropped this \
From some quick Googling:
Fewer than 10 percent of the 1.3 million legally blind people in the United States read Braille, and just 10 percent of blind children are learning it, according to a report to be released Thursday by the National Federation of the Blind. http://www.mlive.com/news/us-world/index.ssf/2009/03/fewer_than_10_percent_of_blind.html
I'm not sure if the design is THE solution, but its just a creative one that does a good job at blending the two. But your point brings up another question too: is the fact less and less blind people read Braille, is that a good thing or bad thing? Solutions like these might help increase that usage and improve their lives. I also wonder why there isn't digital braille alternatives. I know they are being worked on (https://www.technologyreview.com/s/413274/touch-screens-with-pop-up-buttons/) but I havn't seen anything yet in the market.
Ditto and I kept trying to figure out how it related to the content. Still not sure.
Agreed. Designers can't go it alone. We still have the responsibility to speak up and for what comes past our desk.
Agreed. You are very right but since the industry Isn't now, how do we make sure it happens? Thats the main issue here.
Ditto. If anything it would change the atmosphere and discussion. Speaking up during a meeting you might get shot down but after some regulations and news rounds, everyone will be on board I think.
I like that this sparks a good conversation.
We all agree something is very wrong in tech right now - Darkpatterns, too much secret data, bias, exclusion, etc.
If our industry doesn't regulate ourselves and fight against these things, push to design fairly putting user first, then what do we do?
I think this is what he is getting at. If you don't like his answer then its time we self-regulate and start making ethical choices for users before thing get out of hand and we get caught or its abused.
Oh, you mean the 5.5 Billion lizards who aren't on Facebook yet? ;)
I wouldn't even be mad.
Be nice. Or else.
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