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Blog: Why Humans Aren’t Obsolete Just Yet

Blog: Why Humans Aren’t Obsolete Just Yet

01 Feb 2018

Living in the world as it is today, it takes a good mental workout to think of something that can’t be done by technology/automation/robots/. Whether you’re a technophile or you’ve seen too much of Westworld or Humans not to be suspicious, there’s no stopping progress. Read more

Blog: What’s Around the Corner?

Blog: What’s Around the Corner?

11 Jan 2018

Happy New Year! As Kiwis pack up their tents and chillybins, put the cover back on the barbie and get back into work mode, let’s take a peek around the corner at what’s in store for media accessibility in 2018. Read more

Blog: Captioning Police Ten 7 to help catch ‘gutless thieving scumbags’

Blog: Captioning Police Ten 7 to help catch ‘gutless thieving scumbags’

13 Dec 2017

Police Ten 7 is celebrating 15 years on our screens, and for fans of the series, it’s appointment viewing to revel in the misfortunes of brainless criminals and laugh at foolish drunken antics, some of which elicit unforgettable dry responses from police officers dealing with the troublemakers. Read more

Blog: Music to your eyes

Blog: Music to your eyes

01 Dec 2017

I once had a gig as a content editor for a local music rag. It was a lot of writing (obviously), but also a lot of very interesting interviews with musicians. One of the more memorable chats was with the former drummer of a world-class rock band. He was about to release a solo album (the following day, in fact) and wasn’t happy with its marketing campaign. Read more

Blog: Accessibility is good for everyone

Blog: Accessibility is good for everyone

17 Nov 2017

Cast your mind back to earlier this year – America’s Cup 2017. You arrive at work and your workmates are crowding around the television watching the racing. You’re hard of hearing, so you can’t hear what’s being said in a noisy environment. You’re finding it hard to follow what’s happening, so you drift away from the group, back to your desk. Read more