Open Government Data – A virtual revolution

There’s a tremendous amount of government data available on the internet today. It’s an open data revolution led by the United States and the United Kingdom. This data ranges from the basic (crime, weather, finances, education) to the obscure (suicide rates, bicycle accidents). Through analysis, data can expose inefficiencies, corruption, geo-distributed social patterns, and successful policies. Data transparency flips the tables and gives citizens the tools to hold government more accountable.

Web4All Conference Notes – Day 3

Crowd sourcing accessibility evaluations 2013-6: 350 government web sites and 2,000 non-government sites have been evaluated for accessibly in China conformance testing included Automatic Evaluation Manual Assessment Crowd sourcing can integrate the power of crowds to solve the manual assessment bottleneck It was proposed in 2006 and has been used in reCaptcha, spoken wikipedia, labeling. […]

Spatial Data on the Web notes from WWW conference 2017

From simple visualizations to sophisticated interactive tools, there is a growing reliance on data. Location information, or spatial data, is often a common thread running through such data; describing how things are positioned relative to the Earth in terms of coordinates and/or topology.- Spatial Data on the Web (WWW2017)

Android Accessibility – The Missing Manual

This presentation was created for the Bangalore Accessibility Week at Intuit, October 2015. It’s a collection of hard to discover information on making an Android application accessible. Android Accessibility – The missing manual from Ted Drake Testing Testing is done both on actual devices and with automation, such as Calabases and Android Lint. Intuit’s product […]