Accessible Pharmacy's automatic pill sorter.Image via Accessible Pharmacy. Alex Cohen, a marketing professor at West Chester University, is one of the co-founders of Accessible Pharmacy, a startup that caters to blind people and those with low vision, writes Joshua Brockman for The New York Times.
LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - October is Blindness Awareness Month, bringing focus to those who are visually impaired or don’t have sight at all. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one million Americans are blind. Dana Young is a Lawton woman who is partially blind but...
Three special cats found a new home with an Ohio family after spending over a month in an animal shelter in need of adoption. Their new family is thrilled to welcome them home. Ohio mom Amy Nestor recently flew 800 miles across the country to unite with the newest additions...
This article discusses mental health and suicide. If you are in emotional distress, please contact the Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK. It’s been nine years since Christine Ha captured America’s affection as the season three winner of Master Chef. Ha, who has neuromyelitis optica, competed blind but never let the disability hold her back — evidenced by the fact that since winning the intense TV cooking competition, she’s grown her empire to include speaking engagements, a cookbook, a YouTube channel, and two Houston restaurants.
Welcome to Blind Chess Log index 0. Here I’m planning to share weekly experiences of working on a Machine Learning pet-project together with my friend Gleb Tkachev. The goal of the project is to develop an ML bot for Reconnaissance Blind Chess that wouldn’t do outstandingly stupid moves and maybe would be able to beat a random bot. A full set of rules can be found in the documentation for reconchess python package. But in a nutshell, it’s a Chess variant where you don’t see the opponent’s moves, and every time before deciding on your move you can choose 3-by-3 square and get the actual true state of the board there. Sounds exciting? Let’s go…
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Researchers at Stanford University have developed a robotic ‘smart’ cane that guides people with visual impairments using technology originated for autonomous vehicles. Most sensor canes use ultrasound to notify a user that there’s some object directly in front of or above them. But the team at Stanford’s Intelligent Systems Laboratory...
It’s been an annual tradition for over 30 years, but when the pandemic hit in 2020, the Mary Bryant Home For The Blind and Visually Impaired had to adapt their yearly chili & soup fundraiser to comply with local regulations. They discovered that the modified structure for the event, in...
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The New York Lions and Connecticut Chargers took the field in Franklin on Saturday for a baseball game for the blind. It's part of Parish Hill senior Joseph Landolphi's capstone project. Landolphi coached his friends who wore blindfolds against a blind/visually impaired team from New York. "I started playing blind...
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VANCOUVER, Wash. – White Cane Day was first established as a holiday to promote the cane as a symbol of safety for the blind and visually impaired. Today, it’s become a symbol of independence. On Oct. 14, students from the Washington State School for the Blind celebrated the holiday with...
Window blinds are shades made from uniform horizontal slats that are lightweight, can be tilt-adjusted for light control, and pull up to open to an unobstructed view. Most window blinds are metal, wood, or plastic, and you can generally find stock blinds at home improvement and big box stores. Stock blinds are window coverings that are made to standard sizes and may be adjusted to fit the window. So the most common window sizes determine the easiest-to-find and most-economical ready-made blinds.
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Blinds are a perfect choice if you want to have control over how much light gets into the room at any given time. Yet lowering them to protect yourself from the sun is often a process of trial and error. Learn how to lower the most common types of blinds and take control of the light situation in your living quarters once and for all.