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Disability Meets Digital unconference

The digital revolution is transforming Britain and the arts. Technology is changing our lives there’s mobile apps, tablets, touch screens even contactless payments. So how do we ensure that disabled people are not left even further behind in the digital world? Disability Meets Digital is part of Future Everything Summit of Ideas and Digital Intervention on 21st March 2013 in Manchester. Whether you use digital technology in exhibitions, performances,... 
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@excessbaggage company deliberately deletes correspondance with customers from twitter

Yesterday I discovered my online conversation with @excessbaggageco on twitter has became one sided. I’m being portrayed as hassling them online. They have deleted a whole load of tweets in their timeline to me about my blog post Is this Excellent Customer Service? They have also deleted correspondance to @lspurdle. The only tweet in their timeline to me is their initial reply: It doesn’t reflect that they wrote this to me 10 days... 
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Is this excellent customer service?

When you lose something precious on a train and it is found by the train staff, handed into lost property at a train station you don’t expect to make three visits over two weeks of 20 odd miles each time and still not get it back or be threatened by arrest by the Manager on your latest visit for simply taking 3 pictures of their notice board including their charges (including daily +cover) to put in a complaint AND STILL NOT COLLECT what belongs... 
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All the Bells – what happens when London 2012 fails to add subtitles

Curious to find out what all this bell ringing lark was about that takes place at percisly 8.12 am on Friday 27th July 2012 is about I watched the video of Martin Creed talking about this in ALL THE BELLS on you tube. As with ALL of the videos produced by London 2012 and Cultural Olympipad this was another one that WASNT SUBTITLED. Being deaf I wanted to know what Martin was saying so I used You Tube’s automatic captioning facility (the CC button)... 
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Cultural Olympiad: the art of subtitles, headphones, ringing ears and petitions

I tried to feel a part of the Cultural Olympiapad celebrations last night and came away realising – nope it isn’t going to happen for me. No subtitles from the BBC. The celebrated Simon Bolivar Orchestra was streamed live from Raploch in Stirling not only on BBC Four, but streamed live on iplayer and across the 22 cities with BBC Big Screens. For me the glaring omission of subtitles online meant I had to stick on my headphones, amp... 
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