[Mm-friends] thoughts on this week's episode

Chase Crispin chase.crispin at gmail.com
Tue Aug 16 02:26:21 GMT 2011


Hi Lynne,
I am not familiar with m.twitter.com.  I hope another list member can chime
in and help you follow Main Menu on twitter.
Thanks, 


 
 
 
 
Chase Crispin
http://www.blindmobiletech.com/
chase.crispin at gmail.com
 
 

-----Original Message-----
From: Lynne [mailto:superlynne at earthlink.net] 
Sent: Monday, August 15, 2011 9:18 PM
To: mm-friends at acbradio.org; chase.crispin at gmail.com
Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] thoughts on this week's episode

Hi, Chase.
Actually, I go to m.twitter.com and I'm definitely logged in.
Lynne
----- Original Message -----
From: "Chase Crispin" <chase.crispin at gmail.com>
To: <mm-friends at acbradio.org>
Sent: Monday, August 15, 2011 9:42 PM
Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] thoughts on this week's episode


> Hi Lynn,
> What Twitter client are you using?  If you are just using the website, 
> make
> sure you are logged in when you view our page.
> Thanks,
>
>
>
>
>
>
> Chase Crispin
> http://www.blindmobiletech.com/
> chase.crispin at gmail.com
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lynne [mailto:superlynne at earthlink.net]
> Sent: Monday, August 15, 2011 8:41 PM
> To: mm-friends at acbradio.org; chase.crispin at gmail.com
> Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] thoughts on this week's episode
>
> I'll try again.  Thank you.  I couldn't find a follow button on the page.
> Hmm.
> Lynne
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chase Crispin" <chase.crispin at gmail.com>
> To: <mm-friends at acbradio.org>
> Sent: Monday, August 15, 2011 9:26 PM
> Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] thoughts on this week's episode
>
>
>> Hi Lynne,
>> Our username is mainmenu which is all one word, all lower case.  Here is
>> the
>> direct link to the Twitter page for the show:
>> http://www.twitter.com/mainmenu
>> Thanks,
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Chase Crispin
>> http://www.blindmobiletech.com/
>> chase.crispin at gmail.com
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Lynne [mailto:superlynne at earthlink.net]
>> Sent: Monday, August 15, 2011 8:25 PM
>> To: chase.crispin at gmail.com
>> Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] thoughts on this week's episode
>>
>> By the way, I tried following you on Twitter but the search page could 
>> not
>> find Main Menu in any way, shape or form.
>> Can you help with this?
>> Thank you.
>> Lynne
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Chase Crispin" <chase.crispin at gmail.com>
>> To: "'Lynne'" <superlynne at earthlink.net>
>> Sent: Monday, August 15, 2011 9:05 PM
>> Subject: RE: [Mm-friends] thoughts on this week's episode
>>
>>
>>> Hi Lynne,
>>> We are glad you liked the show and thank you for your feedback.  We are
>>> looking at doing another show on this topic.  Stay tuned to this list 
>>> for
>>> more details.
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Chase Crispin
>>> http://www.blindmobiletech.com/
>>> chase.crispin at gmail.com
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Lynne [mailto:superlynne at earthlink.net]
>>> Sent: Monday, August 15, 2011 7:11 PM
>>> To: mm-friends at acbradio.org; chase.crispin at gmail.com
>>> Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] thoughts on this week's episode
>>>
>>> The podcast was excellent.  Thank you, all, for making such valid 
>>> points.
>>>
>>> Choice of assistive tech is extremely important.  No one piece of
>>> assistive
>>> tech fits all and I'm thrilled that you stressed the necessity for
>>> choice.
>>> Additionally, it was music to my ears to hear Tim Cumings say that the
>>> horrific label of "ghetto" should not be applied to blindness-specific
>>> technology.
>>>
>>> I look forward to the next one.
>>> Regards,
>>> Lynne
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Chase Crispin" <chase.crispin at gmail.com>
>>> To: <mm-friends at acbradio.org>
>>> Sent: Sunday, August 14, 2011 12:56 PM
>>> Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] thoughts on this week's episode
>>>
>>>
>>>> Hi Mary,
>>>> I agree with a lot of what you said.  We are considering how we can
>>>> cover
>>>> this topic more in detail.  We appreciate your feedback on the show.
>>>> Thanks,
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Chase Crispin
>>>> Visit my website!
>>>> http://www.blindmobiletech.com/
>>>> Email:
>>>> chase dot crispin at gmail dot com
>>>> My SAMobile address is no longer active.
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: mm-friends-bounces at acbradio.org
>>>> [mailto:mm-friends-bounces at acbradio.org] On Behalf Of Mary Emerson
>>>> Sent: Sunday, August 14, 2011 12:08 AM
>>>> To: mm-friends at acbradio.org; Main Menu Friends list
>>>> Subject: Re: [Mm-friends] thoughts on this week's episode
>>>>
>>>> Hi again list,
>>>>
>>>> I'm writing thoughts as I hear the podcast, so I hope this won't be too
>>>> disorganized.
>>>>
>>>> I love the Pac Mate QWERTY keyboard and am very comfortable with it. I
>>>> use
>>>> it for reading files that require 40 cells, such as books of poetry 
>>>> from
>>>> various sources, recipe files, etc. I use the Apex for braille reading;
>>>> I
>>>> love sitting outside reading a novel, and the Apex is great for that,
>>>> although I find it hard to get used to only 32 cells. I miss the 
>>>> advance
>>>> bar
>>>> and think Humanware could add an advance bar to the Apex.
>>>>
>>>> I have the pac mate Omni set up in reverse advance mode, so that I can
>>>> read
>>>> with one hand and keep the other hand on one of the advance buttons.
>>>>
>>>> Third-party software: I've tried it on the pac mate and never liked it;
>>>> it
>>>> was just too slow, or not compatible with the Omni.
>>>>
>>>> Music, NLs Bard, Audible.com, Learning Ally, Bookshare, and MP3 files: 
>>>> I
>>>> use
>>>> a Victor Stream and am about to wear out my second one. It's with me 
>>>> all
>>>> the
>>>> time and I find it works incredibly well. I even like the monaural
>>>> feature
>>>> when the speed is set to 1; I'm deaf on one side and can't hear stereo.
>>>> Music sounds a little weird when the speed is at 1, but I've gotten 
>>>> used
>>>> to
>>>> it and I'm not missing anything.
>>>>
>>>> PC: I use it for e-mail, file conversion to various formats, sound
>>>> editing,
>>>> web surfing.
>>>>
>>>> Direction of note takers: If screen reader manufacturers could add a 
>>>> few
>>>> functions to screen readers that would make note taker capabilities
>>>> work,
>>>> that would probably steer me away from note takers. The main one i'm
>>>> thinking of is having screen readers translate and speak grade two
>>>> braille
>>>> files. I love the pac mate, braille lite, and Apex ability to vocalize
>>>> braille files. If I'm doing something else and can't read a grade 2 
>>>> file
>>>> in
>>>> braille, it's great to have it speak without worrying about
>>>> back-translating
>>>> it first.
>>>>
>>>> cell phone: I don't have one. As a retired person, I don't do a lot of
>>>> traveling and I don't commute any more, so I'll use a land line until
>>>> land
>>>> lines go away.
>>>>
>>>> One aspect of note takers that wasn't mentioned is immediate access to
>>>> braille. I'm hearing-impaired, and really appreciate how braille use is
>>>> built into these devices, or can be added with separate braille
>>>> displays.
>>>> These days there's so much emphasis on talking devices that the
>>>> deaf-blind
>>>> community often gets left behind.
>>>>
>>>> I agree that note takers are not so-called ghetto devices; they have a
>>>> place
>>>> in the blind community. It will be interesting to see where things go 
>>>> in
>>>> the
>>>> future.
>>>>
>>>> Mary
>>>>
>>>>
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