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Mariva H. Aviram

Mariva H. Aviram

Mariva H. Aviram is the author of several books and numerous articles, mostly about computers and the tech industry. Mariva has a passion for the outdoors, the arts, and science and technology.

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Computing for the Visually Impaired, Part 5

In the fifth and final part of our series on computing for the visually impaired, Mariva H. Aviram discusses hardware options, ergonomics, and new innovations in adaptive tech.

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Computing for the Visually Impaired, Part 4

In the fourth part of our series on computing for the visually impaired, Mariva H. Aviram shares a wide variety of resources to help those with low vision use the Mac more effectively.

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Computing for the Visually Impaired, Part 3

In the third part of our series on computing for the visually impaired, Mariva H. Aviram discusses the numerous annoyances and technical inadequacies of our modern operating systems for those whose vision isn’t perfect.

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Computing for the Visually Impaired, Part 2

In the second part of our series on computing for the visually impaired, Mariva H. Aviram discusses various visual problems that can affect computer users.

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Computing for the Visually Impaired, Part 1

In the first part of our series on computing for the visually impaired, Mariva H. Aviram discusses working around her own temporary visual impairments, as well as the challenges faced by those she knows.

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Internet-Guided Offline Recreation (IGOR): Database Rituals

Your finances, medical history, school records, Internet usage - it's all out there. Any type of information can be tracked through a database, with ramifications both highly useful and, these days, profoundly scary

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Internet-Guided Offline Recreation (IGOR): Geocaching

Sitting at a glowing screen for hours on end, with little or no live human interaction - this is the typical Internet experience. But some areas of the Internet compel users to leave the keyboard, go outside, and interact with the real world