[Blind Casting] Re: Disabilities Node/Category

  • From: "Mika Pyyhkala" <pyyhkala@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 01 Oct 2005 07:38:17 -0400

Hi,

I would be interested in the conference call as well.

-Mika 

-----Original Message-----
From: blindcasting-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:blindcasting-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Darrell Shandrow
Sent: Saturday, October 01, 2005 12:25 AM
To: blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [Blind Casting] Re: Disabilities Node/Category

Hey,

Yep.  I'll be around on Skype, MSN and all such usual suspects most of the
weekend as Karen must work both days.  I may be gone for awhile on Sunday
afternoon but that is not certain.  Wanna set a time?

Darrell Shandrow - Shandrow Communications!
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeff Bishop" <jeff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, September 30, 2005 7:13 PM
Subject: [Blind Casting] Re: Disabilities Node/Category


> Why don't Darrell, myself and Shelly get together on this this weekend 
> and hammer out the details.  Anyone else want to assist?
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: blindcasting-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:blindcasting-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Darrell 
> Shandrow
> Sent: Friday, September 30, 2005 7:00 PM
> To: blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [Blind Casting] Re: Disabilities Node/Category
>
> Hi Kelly,
>
> Yes.  Though I have fallen behind on this in recent weeks, I have, in 
> fact, ordered a trial Ivocalize setup and am willing to move forward 
> with it for my purposes of accessibility advocacy, including 
> blindcasting projects, of course.  I'll have a bunch of time this 
> weekend to move forward on some of these things.
>
>
>
> Darrell Shandrow - Shandrow Communications!
> Technology consultant/instructor, network/systems administrator!
> A+, CSSA, Network+!
> Check out high quality telecommunications services at 
> http://ld.net/?nu7i Information should be accessible to us without 
> need of translation by another person.
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kelly Pierce" <kellyjosef@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Friday, September 30, 2005 6:07 PM
> Subject: [Blind Casting] Re: Disabilities Node/Category
>
>
>> Darrell,
>>
>> This is a great proposal.  The core group of leaders could think 
>> through the major issues and minor ones too perhaps Salon style on 
>> Ivocalize and come back to the community for refinement of hashed out 
>> ideas and then go to podcasting leaders with what we need for our
> community.
>>
>> Kelly
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Darrell Shandrow" <nu7i@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 28, 2005 10:09 PM
>> Subject: [Blind Casting] Re: Disabilities Node/Category
>>
>>
>>> Hi Kelly,
>>>
>>> Good points, but, sadly, all this stuff won't be resolved now as it 
>>> has never been resolved in the past because the blind community 
>>> remains too fragmented.  Doing things by committee all the time 
>>> almost always results in virtual paralysis of action in most cases.
>>> I think maybe a core group of leaders in the community should get 
>>> together, hash it out and go back to Adam and others from a position 
>>> of qualification to ask for what we know we need.  Forget about the 
>>> cross-disability stuff; they are not and never have been interested 
>>> in much of anything that really helps blind people.
>>>
>>>
>>> Darrell Shandrow - Shandrow Communications!
>>> Technology consultant/instructor, network/systems administrator!
>>> A+, CSSA, Network+!
>>> Check out high quality telecommunications services at 
>>> http://ld.net/?nu7i Information should be accessible to us without 
>>> need of translation by another person.
>>> Blind Access Journal blog: http://www.blindaccessjournal.com
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Kelly Pierce" <kellyjosef@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> To: <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> Sent: Tuesday, September 27, 2005 7:56 PM
>>> Subject: [Blind Casting] Re: Disabilities Node/Category
>>>
>>>
>>>> Before we jump on Adam's back, perhaps we can work with 
>>>> disability-related podcasters and blind to develop the Podcast 
>>>> Pickle directory in the manner we believe would be of best service 
>>>> to the listeners.  There is the tension between those who are 
>>>> blindcasters, those who openly discuss their blindness, technology, 
>>>> observations, and share with the listener every unique sound 
>>>> through three different microphones, and cross disability folks who 
>>>> broadcast to a diverse audience of people with disabilities. the 
>>>> cross disability folks often insist on no sub-categories, as this 
>>>> dilutes the universal notion of disability while others believe 
>>>> their particular disability makes them unique.  It might be useful 
>>>> to work this issue out in our community first before we end up 
>>>> battling
> each other with a non-disabled party.
>>>> Already, Adam has acknowledged on the Source code that he has 
>>>> received vigorous arguments from both of the camps that like either 
>>>> the
> word
>>>> "blind" or visually impaired."   without resolving this among ourselves
>>>> first, we leave the non-disabled person at a loss of knowing what 
>>>> exactly to do.
>>>>
>>>> Kelly
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: "Shelly" <shellyspodcasts@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>> To: "Blindcasting List" <blindcasting@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> Sent: Tuesday, September 27, 2005 5:17 PM
>>>> Subject: [Blind Casting] Disabilities Node/Category
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Greetings,
>>>>
>>>> All the comments about the Disability node for iPodder are very 
>>>> interesting, and have given me several things to think about. I'm 
>>>> still committed to advocacy on this front. Next step is to resend 
>>>> my note to Mr. Curry, as an open letter, which will allow me to 
>>>> publish it around the podcasting community, I wanted to let you 
>>>> know, though, that there is a directory that does include a 
>>>> Disabilities category. That would be <a href="
>>>> http://www.podcastpickle.com";>Podcast Pickle</a>. Not many shows in 
>>>> that subcategory yet. It would be great if podcast producers on 
>>>> this list who want to identify their shows as disability-oriented 
>>>> would begin to get listed on the Pickle. You could even list 
>>>> yourself and use
> "blindness"
>>>> as a
>>>> keyword but not list yourself in the Disabilities category. On the 
>>>> Pickle, you get to pick two categories, plus you create your own 
>>>> sets of keywords.
>>>> Adding your cast to the Pickle would help your own visibility and 
>>>> would add to the credibility of the Pickle directory as it 
>>>> positions itself in the directory sphere. They already has a number 
>>>> of great features, including search, and the ability to create a 
>>>> favorites list that others can browse.
>>>> You can also play podcasts directly from each podcaster's page. The 
>>>> Disabilities subcategory on Podcast Pickle is within the Society 
>>>> top-level category. By the way, I own no stock in the Pickle. What 
>>>> I like about it is that competition with Podcast Alley and, to a 
>>>> lesser extent, IndiePodder, has caused the Pickle to be very 
>>>> innovative and responsive to its users.
>>>>
>>>> -shelly
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Shelly Brisbin, Writer, Editor, Geek for Hire
>>>>
>>>> Shelly's Podcast: http://shellyspodcast.blogspot.com
>>>> Get the feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/ShellysPodcast
>>>> Podcast Outlaws Network core member: http://www.podcastoutlaws.com
>>>>
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