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BBC to make Dr Who Experience fully accessible

Yesterday the BBC responded fully to Samatha’s blog complaint about her visit to the Dr Who Experience in April 2011. Their email* (cc’d to Pesky People by the BBC and printed here with their full agreement) unreservedly takes on her complaints and they will address them fully including offering Samantha a return visit as their guest and a full refund for her and her party (of 7). It is a fantastic result for Samantha and will not only... 
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Getting Online Together 12th May 2011 < have your say

Yesterday was an extreme day for me: witnessing the end of the Hardest Hit march and my personal fears from the current cuts. This was followed by  the opening of Getting Online Together conference (more later) where  the opening video was from David Cameron giving a speech which included the success of getting disabled people online. I didn’t clap, I shook my head (you can’t yell at a video recording – which by the way WAS NOT... 
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Culture Hack Scotland (let down by Network Rail)

Pesky People is at Culture Hack Scotland day 2 (7th May 2011) which “brings together Edinburgh’s world-famous festivals and other leading Scottish cultural organisations with software developers and creative technologists to see what amazing new things they can make in just 24 hours.”. I’m here to see what’s brewing (great stuff), how open data can improve access and meet people. I’ve discovered it is really difficult to... 
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Developers wanted!

Pesky People is looking for dynamic web developers on a pilot build of Go Genie. It needs that brilliant someone to do the build (individual or company) and make it a reality. We are open to either a one off build that is flexible and agile that can be carried forward by another company and are also open to developing a longer term mutual relationship. Budget for initial build from scratch is £6,000. We don’t have an unlimited funds so... 
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Pesky People attending SXSW

We’ve brought Go Genie to the biggest digital interactive conference SXSW). It takes over the whole city, 30,000 people are attending and Pesky People is one of them. So why are we here? Go Genie is a one stop digital platform to enable disabled people to find access information on line. It makes it easy to find access information, crowdsources advice, puts information and access at it’s heart. Truely a network of knowleged to get... 
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