My son is on the autism spectrum and has a severe receptive and expressive language delay. He’s four years old, and can read and spell words, and sing entire songs, but is more like an 18-month or two-year-old in normal conversation. He cannot use a telephone and has a hard time sitting still for video telephony. He has a thoroughly well-loved iPod Touch, filled with videos and apps that have helped him learn to speak and augment his ability to communicate... I bought my first iPhone when I broke my arm, because it let me use a computer with one hand. [When] I saw Apple’s demo video for Siri, its new voice-command AI assistant — which ends with a blind woman using Siri to send and receive text messages — knowing that blindness has been the disability least well-served by the touchscreen revolution — I wept. - Tim Carmody
Realtime Dithered Screen Capture by Jesus Gollonet "converts all content below the window into dithered image. This allows you to move the window around the screen exploring the dithered space in color image/video/etc."
Mat Honan for Gizmodo writes about the photographic indication of the age we are living in — "second curtain flash ... when you set the flash to fire as the shutter is closing, rather than when it's opening. It's an easy effect. And you see it all the time now, although less so than a few years ago. But prior to the advent of the digital camera, you rarely saw it at all."