Bento Break 2 – April 23, 2021

Entry categories AccessibilityBento BreakDesign

Welcome to Bento Break 2. Some accessibility goodness, as well as sharing some artwork and design system concepts I saw out there in the wild. I’m trying to include artwork from unique art communities, concepts, and mediums to keep it fresh. Enjoy! Container queries are here! So stoked. Accessible conferences Deque’s recent adventure The PING […]

Screen-reader-friendly Emojis

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Emojis. Love them or hate them, they’re part of our online experience. Well for most of us. I was recently messing around with these fun little pictograms and thought “Hey. What do they sound like to a screen reader? Is it possible to make screen-reader-friendly emojis?” Unsurprisingly, the support for readback was very patchy. Testing […]

Mostly FOSS Setup Text-to-speech for Android

Entry categories AccessibilityPrivacy

While doing exploration on a larger article I’m currently writing, I realized that my FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) Android ways prevented me from using most Google services. I thought this also meant Talkback, the only AT (Assistive Technology) for Android. However, on further exploration, Talkback is bundled into the “Android Accessibility Suite” which […]