Design leaders at Google, Microsoft, Uber, and Dropbox share their perspective about the importance of empathy, inclusive design and diversity.
Most people without disabilities ignore articles about accessibility because they seem irrelevant to them. With the digital world becoming more integral to our lives, and disabilities being acquired through accidents, disease or aging, ignoring this information may not be in our best interests.
Advances in artificial intelligence have spurred the development of smart devices to help people overcome physical and cognitive challenges. And, this may just be the beginning.
Microsoft’s new, 60-second spot, which will air during the fourth quarter this Sunday, is a surprisingly heartwarming mini-documentary produced by McCann Worldgroup, about a group of kids with disabilities who love to play video games.
From tech to media to consumer products, there’s been a big push to make corporate America more inclusive. Kat Holmes, who lead inclusive-design initiatives at Microsoft and Google, wants companies to think beyond workplace culture to consider inclusivity in the context of the products they create.
When you prepare for your next presentation, use these tips on how to tweak your slides and your talk so that everyone gets the most out of it.
We feel compelled to connect, engage, fix problems, challenge our perspectives, and always move forward. Let’s mirror our best intentions and work together for better AI outcomes by design. So we’ve summarized five insights to identify exclusion and design more inclusive AI.
“The moment when someone recognizes that something has led to exclusion, they want to fix it.”
At Microsoft, we believe in empowering every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
A new article published last night by The Wall Street Journal takes a look into how accessibility-focused technology has the “potential to fundamentally change the mobility, employment and lifestyle of the blind and vision-impaired.”