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Website of the UK government : Directgov

Website of the UK government : Directgov

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Hello - visualisation Hello I’m David McCandless, a London-based author, writer and designer. I’ve written for The Guardian, Wired and others. I’m into anything strange and interesting. Practical ARIA Examples Accessible input tooltips with no javascript The HTML (ARIA and ARIA-associated attributes displayed in green) Crowdsourcing improves predictive texting - tech - 25 February 2012 SMARTPHONES may soon get a lot better at finishing your sentences for you - with the help of words and phrases gleaned from crowdsourcing. The software packages in today's phones often struggle with texts and voice commands if a user attempts words or phrases that aren't included in the phone's database. To see if the crowd could help, Keith Vertanen of Montana Tech in Butte and Per Ola Kristensson at the University of St Andrews, UK, called upon workers of the Amazon Mechanical Turk.

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Using ARIA - Accessibility Roles Composite roles The techniques below describes each composite role as well as their required and optional child roles. Combobox Grid (including row, gridcell, rowheader, columnheader roles) Listbox (including option role) Menu Menubar Radiogroup (see radio role) Tablist (including tab and tabpanel roles) Tree Treegrid Document structure roles Cairns Blog: Crowdsourcing Governance [Video intro ends at 52 seconds; Intro by Dr. Gref ends at 2'18; Speech ends at 11'15; then Q&A] For Prime Minister Putin's presentation, click here. Crowdsourcing Governance We’ve heard today that as individuals we are smarter collaborating together than working alone.

T.U.G heuristics. IA clear and signposting simple and clear. Uniform look (some pages still not converted). Language straightforward. by kettlewitch Jan 27

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