One thumb to rule them all

AssitiveWare have published some excellent videos of people with disabilities accessing the web using various access technologies. Amongst them are a few gamers accessing in virtual worlds using a combination of assistive technologies to zap dragons and outwit the enemy. In One Thumb to Rule (below) Mike Phillips, a gamer and freelance technology writer born… Continue Reading One thumb to rule them all

User testing by people with disabilities in Second Life

At Oz-IA ast weekend, the Australia Information Architecture conference in Sydney, Gary Bunker and Gabriele Hermansson presented on User Research in Virtual Worlds. They talked about how their company Hyrdo, have set out to build a research platform to allow user testing within virtual worlds, not only for their experiences there but also of products… Continue Reading User testing by people with disabilities in Second Life