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Alan Dalton
Working on stuff that matters ❧ Tweeting in a personal capacity ❧ Ask, “What will happen if I don’t do it?” ❧ Get plenty of rest and plenty of fluids.
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Alan Dalton May 20
📖 Apple Books are selling ’s audiobook “The Little Big Things” for only €4.99 this week (in Ireland, anyway)!
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Alan Dalton May 6
I remember you recommending ’s “Station Eleven”. Apple Books have it on sale for €1.49!
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Alan Dalton Mar 5
Right then. Time to give up Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Snapchat for Lent.
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Alan Dalton Mar 5
Hey : yesterday was the 222nd anniversary of your 2nd ’s .
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Harry Brignull Mar 2
Twitter friends, I need your help. I’m looking for examples of dark patterns in consumer finance. e.g. - Payday loan sites that disguise their true costs - Banks that make it hard to find out the fees you’re paying and comparison shop What examples can you give me?
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RNIB Feb 25
Make sure you capitalize the first letter of each word in hashtags so that screen reader software reads out each word separately. It also makes them !
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Gregory Mansfield Feb 26
Me:”Is there an accessible entrance?” Employee:”What do you need, a ramp?” Me:”No. You need a ramp. Your business isn’t accessible & violates the law.” Access is not the responsibility of the disabled person. It is the responsibility of those that exclude.
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Rebecca Cokley Feb 13
. “we should not place architecture above people. If we cannot make accessibility beautiful we are not trying hard enough”
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Derek Featherstone Feb 11
If you're a leader in the web profession, I'm politely asking that if you're posting images of things on twitter, please add a text equivalent. People look up to you as an example of "how to twitter" and "how to web"
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Alan Dalton Feb 12
Replying to @cjforms
I like how practical that success criterion is! For a time limit, you can: • let users turn it off; or • let users increase it to at least 10× its default; or • warn users before it expires, give them at least 20 seconds to extend it, and let them extend it at least 10 times!
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Rachel Clarke Feb 10
“‘Are you feeling alright?” I asked her. ‘I feel all sleepy,’ she said. In an hour, she was unconscious. In 12 hours, she was dead.” - Roald Dahl on the death of his daughter, Olivia, aged 7, from measles. The anti-vaxx movement is deadly.
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Alan Dalton Feb 8
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Alan Dalton Feb 8
RDRR
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Alan Dalton Feb 8
r²Dr
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Alan Dalton Feb 5
“When one company decides which ideas are worth supporting and which aren’t, which access problems matter and which don’t, it stifles innovation, crushes competition, and opens the door to excluding people from digital experiences.” —
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Manuel Matuzović Jan 31
I just finished making accessibility audits of 9 of my students' projects. My key takeaway is that wave tool, lighthouse, etc. are great for identifying low hanging fruits (and beyond) but 0 errors or a score of 100 doesn't mean that your site is accessible. If you're…
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Alan Dalton Jan 28
Replying to @malimirkeccita @24ways
Thanks for sharing that, Silvestar! 🙏
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Alan Dalton Jan 28
I am destined to sing this once a week for the rest of my life.
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Alan Dalton Jan 28
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Alan Dalton Jan 28
Replying to @BoarnieB @_IHREC
Congratulations, Bernie! 🙌
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