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Lifekludger Wiki

Mon, 03 Aug 2009 03:29:17 +0000

In a few months the Lifekludger blog will have been going for four years. What started as a desire to share my thoughts about how I use technology as a person who lives with disability quickly turned into a platform to espouse the vision of Lifekludger. My hope is that by sharing ideas on how […]

Lifekludger Color Palettes

Tue, 14 Jul 2009 09:36:17 +0000

Wow. Vanity search turned up this neat link that took one of the photos off my Lifekludger blog and generated a colour palette from it. I like it. [Lifekludger Color Palettes]

People don’t scale, People Networks do.

Tue, 04 Mar 2008 00:27:07 +0000

I read with interest my good mate, Hugo Ortega’s UberTablet blog. Hugo was the very first guest on our Extraordinary Everyday Lives podcast and, outside of my regular colleagues, has been the single biggest supporter of my Lifekludger endeavours, and indeed myself, in a substantial way – providing equipment to try with my mouthstick especially. […]

Comments – bye sxore

Sun, 25 Nov 2007 03:40:05 +0000

Seems somethings up with and I can’t get in to moderate the comments, so I’ve rolled them all back into the native WordPress system here. All appears fine but if anyone is having problems please let me know.

Lifekludger logo workup

Fri, 12 Oct 2007 02:52:45 +0000

My friend Roy Bluementhal who does portraits and other nice things on a Tablet PC and did the portrait on me up the top of this blog is working on developing a new logo/badge for Lifekludger. He’s being open and naked with his approach and documenting the process and encouraging ideas from viewers. So if […]

Selling the Lifekludger dream to Microsoft

Mon, 14 May 2007 10:07:18 +0000

The great thing about Conferences is the “Connecting Up”. Here I am planting the Lifekludger vision to a couple people from Microsoft. From left: Paul Clark , James Kavanagh and Dave the Lifekludger (me) [tags]cu07, microsoft[/tags]

Lifekludger geekstory video on

Thu, 22 Mar 2007 12:21:39 +0000

The Geek Stories: David Wallace the Lifekludger Nick now has video of me and my geek story from the other day out on Microsoft’s Channel 10 site – Check it out…if you’re game.

Lifekludger and Munge brothers geek out.

Mon, 19 Mar 2007 06:03:39 +0000

Just had a visit from Nick Hodge and Mike Seyfang. You’ll know Mike as my co-host and co-hort in all things geeky and new media and Nick is from Microsoft Channel 10 and start_geek. We were doing some geeking out while Nick shot some video and tell my geek story. Keep an eye out for […]

Taking it to the streets

Thu, 08 Mar 2007 23:53:11 +0000

A while ago Andy asked why I didn’t have a lifekludger sticker on my van. So the other day while thinking about it I searched where I could buy one online. Did it and got delivered from US, reasonable price. At least it got done. So now I’m taking lifekludger to the streets:

eAccess forum workup

Fri, 02 Mar 2007 07:03:12 +0000

As part of work, I’m giving a talk/demo at a forum on eAccessibility next week to a couple hundred Govt. and NGO types. I’m no accessibility expert and think mostly they want demonstrated issues around physical access to the online world. I’m thinking about what effects software design, layout, markup – virtual things – have […]

tools = freedom

Thu, 15 Feb 2007 09:58:44 +0000

Back on Jan 16 and 18, posts by JP alerted me of a video of Lawrence Lessig speaking at the 23rd Chaos Communications Congress. Here’s a link to the video. JP says: One of the key points made by Lawrence Lessig in his 23C3 speech is how code, once used solely to make things work, […]

Full Interview Article From The Age

Wed, 29 Nov 2006 02:05:11 +0000

I get around David Wallace, quadriplegic IT co-ordinator at DIRC Adelaide. Photo: David Mariuz November 23, 2006 LiveWire Quadriplegic, podcaster and blogger Dave Wallace tells Fran Molloy how he uses technology. What’s your “lifekludger” blog about? It’s about finding ways to work around doing life with a disability. My vision is that eventually it will […]