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Please boost for reach. So, anyone that is working on FOSS projects like web apps, sites, Linux apps, desktop environments, or other user interfaces, please let me know if you want them tested for accessibility. I can do both CLI, web, and GUI testing, and app testing on Android. I'm running Debian (on a ChromeBook but that's not too important), so just give me the name of the package, or the URL of the site or app. I can also do Flatpak!

#a11y #foss #linux #flatpak #accessibility

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@dean Wow. Yeah the Github issues should speak louder than the accessibility statement.

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Last Wednesday, tracked an *all time high* of 232,483 flights.

As if there was no climate crisis. 🌍🔥✈️


Our regular mid-week look at global air traffic. Currently 18,600 flights in the air.

Last Wednesday we tracked an all time high 232,483 flights. It is likely today’s traffic will top that. Follow flights live at


The word 'homeowner' has the word 'meow' in it.
Good luck pronouncing it correctly ever again.

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i read a thing recently that blew my mind a little.
went something like:

people can imagine time travel to the past and one little act making massive differences in the timeline

but in their present they think even the greatest effort they can put in will not make any difference to the future

I found a new game. Three tries to locate the daily satellite view on an OpenStreetMap based map.
🗺️ Daily Challenge 5.6.2022
TOTAL POINTS 91/100 (944,63km off, 0m search radius)
I also enjoy planing worldle and contributing to OSM, so it's up my alley.

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@devinprater Introducing FossAbility! This project seeks to gather a community who can work together to make accessibility central to free open source software! #a11y #foss

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I like how the election ended up being about climate change but I wonder how the government could withstand the force from the fossil fuel giants and News Corp?
"Enough is enough. I can't see what is served by keeping Julian Assange incarcerated"
New Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese @AlboMP quote on an image of the newly elected PM

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Imagine #libraries don't exist, but there's this person who thought of them and is trying to convince everyone else about them.

-Borrow books for free? People are going to steal them!
-You can just come in to use a computer? Well that's just going to be abused by freeloaders.
-Staff? Who is going to pay them? Why should my taxes be wasted subsidising access to books for people who haven't saved and bought their own?

How many amazing things do we dismiss? What is our society missing out on?

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Please boost for visibility: Global Accessibility Awareness day (#GAAD) is on May 19th. I’d like everyone that can to turn off your monitor, or close the laptop lid and connect a keyboard, or close your eyes, and turn on your OS screen reader, and use your computer with it. How does it make you feel? Do you know enough keyboard commands? Does it give you enough info? Does it make you enjoy using the computer? Do you feel productive? Why or why not? #a11y #screenreader #blind

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Every dead body on Mt Everest was once a highly motivated individual. So ... maybe calm down. -- Anon

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To make your hashtags on Fedi more accessible, use CamelCase. It makes hashtags easier to read on small screens and small displays, in addition to making Fedi more accessible for screen reader users. For example,

a hashtag in CammelCase capitalizes the first letter of every word. So,

instead of writing #feditips, where the F, and T, are all lowercase, write #FediTips instead, where the F, and T, are capitalized.

#NewPeople #Fediverse #Mastodon

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Ableism and Covid 

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