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Description: New AI technology can interpret the content of photos and provide more context than was possible before. But there’s still a long way to go.

Source: Fast Company

Date: October 16, 2015

Trevor Thomas is a professional hiker. Heading out on some of America’s most famous trails with his dog, Tennille, for treks of up to six months is par for his course, and as he blows through the miles, he regularly updates his many fans and followers with photos and videos of his exploits.

There’s just one catch: Thomas is blind. Read More

Questions for discussion:

1. Previously, had you ever considered a disabled person’s inability to interact within social media ?

2. Do you think a system update like this will help increase participation on Facebook by person’s with disabilities? Or do you think a lot will not bother?

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