Tag Archives: Independent living

Technology as Empowerment

Joanne O’Riordan’s Address to the UN On April 26, 2012, 16 year old Joanne O’Riordan gave a speech to the United Nations for Girls in ICT Day. Although Joanne was born with one of rarest conditions we know of, Total … Continue reading

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Robotic Feeding Assistants

A new Swedish product takes us far away from this classic scene of chaos! For anyone who’s a Charlie Chaplin fan, this scene from the 1936 film Modern Times is a must watch! When Chaplin’s forced to give it a … Continue reading

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