Blind engineer designs "smart," obstacle-detecting, haptic feedback cane

"This innovative cane includes a built-in speakers, voice assistance, Google Maps, a Bluetooth system that makes syncing to other devices possible, and high-end sensors that alerts the user through vibrations when above-chest-level obstacles are within proximity--something a regular cane cannot provide."

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Assistive tech can't handle the unusual fonts people use on Twitter to be cute

Kent C. Dodds, who works to makes software development more accessible, tweeted: "You ????? it's ???ℯ to ????? your tweets and usernames ???? ???. But have you ???????? to what it ?????? ???? with assistive technologies like ??????????"

Listen to what that sounds like with text-to-speech software:

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