As the Olympics kicked of in style on Friday so too, unsurprisingly, did the Twitter. But rather than simply let Tweets about the Beijing Olympics get drowned out by everything else getting discussed on Twitter the 080808 campaign swung into action. The brainchild if Steve Lin aka Flypig, Wang Li’ang aka Webleon and Chloe Gu aka Babechloe,… Continue Reading Supporting #080808 from #LDN2012, 中国 加油!
All eyes are on the Beijing 2008 Olympics with the opening ceremony happening as we speak. For those of us not lucky enough to be there we have to rely on TV, radio and the web to find out the latest news, scores, timetables and updates. The Beijing 2008 website is going to arguably be… Continue Reading Beijing website part two: Internationalisation (#080808)
News from cyclone hit Burma and earthquake struck China has been nothing short of shocking over the last couple of weeks. With both countries facing estimated fatalities of 200,000 and 50,000 respectively and many more injured it has been hard to fathom the devastation and it’s long term impact not least because it has been… Continue Reading Twitter + Mobiles = accessible news from inaccessible places
The Colour Contrast Analyser for Mac is now available in Chinese, download a copy from The Paciello Group. The work these guys are doing internationalising their tools is fantastic. Well done Steve, Jedi and the team.
I’ve just published an article in the RNIB Web Access Centre called Beijing 2008 Part1: accessibility. It gives a snapshot overview of where the Beijing 2008 website is currently at in terms of accessibility and suggests steps for improvement. This is the first or three articles about the current Beijing 2008 site. Next up in… Continue Reading Beijing 2008 Part One: accessibility
Am I the only one who is a bit confused over what the official site is for the Chinese Olympics website? First I found Beijing2008 and then I found www.olympic.cn, both of whom claim to be the “official” site for the Chinese Olympics 2008. I’m wondering if this is just a symptom of China’s adeptness,… Continue Reading A knock off Chinese 2008 Olympics website?