Extreme Personalization of Accessibility: Frances West at SXSW 2018

  • Authored on April 11, 2018

Inclusion is not just a human resources initiative, says Frances West. After serving as IBM’s first Chief Accessibility Officer, she is more than keeping busy during her “retirement.” Learn how West is helping companies use integrated thinking to connect talent and technology in the human-centric era.

Keywords: frances west, sxsw 2018, ibm, franceswestco, accessibility, personalization, artificial intelligence, aira, diversity, inclusion, technology

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Claire Smith

  • Authored on April 9, 2018

Former Olympian Claire Smith suffered major head trauma after a fall from her horse. Craig Oliver about chats with her about embracing life and having a positive outlook.

Season 4Episode 14

Keywords: Claire Smith, Olympian, Craig Oliver, Challenges and Change

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Rock Steady Boxing

  • Authored on April 9, 2018

Laura Bain travels to Glace Bay, Nova Scotia to meet Kyle Cameron and learn about Rock Steady Boxing, a boxing-based fitness program that’s helping people living with Parkinson’s disease.

Season 6Episode 30

Keywords: Rock Steady Boxing, Kyle Cameron, Glace Bay, health and fitness, Laura Bain, AMI This Week

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Amazon Echo Demo

  • Authored on April 9, 2018

ATW tech guru Grant Hardy and Andy Baryer from GetConnected demo the Amazon Echo, an accessible smart speaker that lets you interact using voice commands.

Season 6Episode 30

Keywords: Amazon Echo, Grant Hardy, Andy Baryer, assistive technology, smart speaker, AMI This Week, get connected, accessible tech, voice command

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The Super Bowl of sports entertainment

  • Authored on April 6, 2018

"This Sunday night, fans from around the world will take in wrestling’s biggest night at WrestleMania XXXIV! While it may not be a sport for everyone, it certainly has a dedicated following. So beyond the headlocks and body slams, what is it that makes wrestling so appealing?

Zach McGibbon is the host of Wrestling with Ideas on CKDJ 107.9FM in Ottawa. He describes the cultural touchstone that WrestleMania represents both inside the wrestling world and the bigger pop culture landscape.

This is the April 6, 2018 episode.
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Season 2018Episode 117

Keywords: Wrestling, WWE, WWF, wrestle, wrestlemania, world wrestling federation, world wrestling entertainment, dave brown, zach micgibbon, sports, sports news

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Terry Fox Exhibit

  • Authored on April 6, 2018

Alex Smyth heads to Telus World of Science in Edmonton to check out an exhibit dedicated to Canadian icon Terry Fox.

Season 6Episode 30

Keywords: Alex Smyth, Terry Fox, Telus World of Science, Edmonton, AMI This Week

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Ask Us Anything: Best Advice

  • Authored on April 6, 2018

The AMI presenters from coast to coast sit down to answer the question: what’s the best piece of advice you were ever given?

Season 6Episode 30

Keywords: AMI Presenters, AMI This Week, Ask Us Anything, AMA, Best Advice

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AMI This Week April 9, 2018

  • Authored on April 6, 2018

In this edition of AMI This Week, we check out Rock Steady Boxing, a fitness program for people living with Parkinson’s disease, demonstrate the Amazon Echo, and visit an exhibit honouring Canadian icon Terry Fox.

Season 6Episode 30

Keywords: AMI This Week, ATW,  Alex Smyth, Laura Bain, Rock Steady Boxing, Kyle Cameron, Parkinson’s Disease, Amazon Echo, Grant Hardy, Andy Baryer, Get Connected, smart speaker, Terry Fox, Telus World of Science, Edmonton, Marathon of Hope, Glace Bay, Ask Us Anything

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