Tuesday Aug 27, 2019

blog.prototypr.io

5 ways capitalism

drives inaccessible tech

Note: image descriptions are in the alt text, thank you Medium! There are many reasons why a product or website might…
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By Alex Chen
blog.prototypr.io

Note: image descriptions are in the alt text, thank you Medium! There are many reasons why a product or website might be inaccessible. Sometimes, they are not trained in writing ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet Applications) and it unavailable to blind people. Gentle reminders, training budgets, and sprint planning wo not work in these situations because the root cause is a drive for maximizing profit at the detriment of people well-being.

1. These are extremely distracting to people who have some type of attention deficit disorder (I also have anxiety, which sometimes manifests in symptoms similar to ADD/ADHD). What specifically peeves me is the stress of a random video popping up after the one you just watched on youtube, and you have 5 seconds to tell it to stop. Once I pressed the….

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