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Defeating Face ID

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 18:02:59 +0000

There are other face-recognition systems, even on telephones, but Face ID on the iPhone X will be the gold standard to beat. Hence it becomes an amusing parlour game to imagine ways to defeat this still-unreleased technology

The Jordan Peterson Industrial Complex

Fri, 19 May 2017 18:14:07 +0000

Jordan Peterson and I are never going to exchange a word. Neither, after many months of being strung along, are his son Julian and I

By snagging a permanent sinecure at Adobe, presumably

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 16:56:12 +0000

“Matt, fuck off”

Getting away with murder

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 19:04:20 +0000

How does Karl Groves get away with lecturing clients? How do I not? (Obviously I know the answer)

‘Deaf people go to concerts?’

Mon, 01 Jul 2013 17:51:13 +0000

Yes, and, if you go back far enough, I am one of the indirect reasons why

Ryerson prof lets students contemplate manslaughter of blind pedestrians

Thu, 24 Jan 2013 20:04:35 +0000

Ryerson architecture prof George Kapelos failed to teach his students that woonerfs are lethally dangerous to blind people

Camera apps don’t work in VoiceOver

Mon, 17 Dec 2012 12:53:16 +0000

Instagram, Camera+, and Flickr all bork in VoiceOver

‘What impact will Facebook’s new accessibility team have?’

Thu, 04 Oct 2012 17:55:21 +0000

‘What impact will Facebook’s new accessibility team have?’ None

This is how lousy Android accessibility is

Sun, 05 Aug 2012 19:54:03 +0000

A couple of Android devices, running the rarely-seen current version of the operating system, kind of support accessibility. How well? About as well as you’d expect

At this point I think Apple can afford captioning

Wed, 20 Jun 2012 16:55:48 +0000

Whether they’re captioned up front or shipped first and captioned later, Apple has the money to pay for captioning of its videos. Because I thought Apple was committed to accessibility