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Internet Safety

Posted on September 7, 2015 · Posted in Safety, Social Networks

It isn’t unusual for us at Steve Wiseman Associates to get referrals asking for our advice on how to protect our clients, adults or children, from the dangers of revealing.. read more

An iPad gave my son with disabilities a voice – and changed his life

Posted on July 24, 2015 · Posted in Apple, Education

Tablet computers are mainstream devices and becoming ubiquitous. Their easy accessibility makes them suitable for people with a wide range of disabilities. Here’s a mother’s story of how an iPad.. read more

Who are you now

Posted on May 28, 2015 · Posted in Documentary

Headway East London has supported a number of people with ABI to tell their stories of their lives before and after sustaining a head injury.  These accounts are moving, bold.. read more

A cane that ‘sees’

Posted on May 13, 2015 · Posted in Safety

Facial recognition technology is increasingly becoming part of our lives, whether it be as a way of logging on to our computers without a password, or as a way of.. read more

How the new apple watch is working for someone who is both deaf and registered blind

Posted on May 7, 2015 · Posted in Interactive, Productivity

Read the article on Molly Watt’s blog here: http://www.mollywatt.com/blog/entry/my-apple-watch-after-5-days

What (not) to do if your computer frustrates you

Posted on April 24, 2015 · Posted in Documentary

We’ve all been there. A slow computer. The infamous BSOD (Blue Screen of Death). This particular computer user decided he had had enough and chose to put his computer out.. read more

Is our time as the primary species on planet Earth coming to an end?

Posted on March 30, 2015 · Posted in Education

There has been  a bit of a stir recently in both the geek and mainstream press about the dangers or otherwise of artificial intelligence.  At Steve Wiseman associates, we see.. read more

What Texting Does to the Spine

Posted on November 21, 2014 · Posted in iPhone, Safety

A new study suggests that looking down at a cell phone is the equivalent of placing a 60-pound weight on one’s neck. Sixty pounds is roughly the weight of four.. read more

Speech Recognition

Posted on September 26, 2014 · Posted in Education

One of the frustrations for those of us working with Assistive Technology is the lack of speech recognition for children.  As children produce sounds differently than adults do, as well.. read more

What’s your DQ? – that’s your IT IQ in case you didn’t know

Posted on August 12, 2014 · Posted in Data, Productivity

Ofcom’s 2014 Communications Market Report shows that we’re sharpest with new technology and communications when we’re in our mid-teens. This three-minute digital aptitude test is a simplified taster of the.. read more