Maurizio has learned so many lessons over the course of his career. He calls the most important lessons, the "three A's." "Appropriateness is the first A, affordability is the second A, which means make it reasonable in cost, and the third A is access."
All blind people know the frustration that we routinely experience in encountering inaccessible electronic and information technology, especially websites, apps, and other internet-based services. At best, these barriers are merely annoying -- at worst they can lead to unemployment.
America's greatest innovators come from all states, not just from Silicon Valley. They can be students in Boise, a farmer in McMullen or a single parent in Anchorage. Unfortunately, securing the resources they need is often a daunting task.
In the midst of discussions about the nuclear deal with Iran, CODEPINK, a women-led grassroots organization working to end U.S. wars, called for a celebration of Iranian culture in front of the White House, on July 23 in an event they dubbed "Dancing With the Enemy."
This fall, the Administration is developing new ideas for the U.S. Open Government National Action Plan -- an international commitment to transparency and openness -- and making federally funded educational resources open to the public should be on the list.
Nearly all of the Republican presidential candidates have been vociferous in their hatred of the Iran deal, and if a majority Republican Congress is elected in 2016, the Iran deal will probably have a short life -- if it has one at all.
It's not just doctors and lawyers who need a license to work. More than 1,000 occupations, such as upholsterers and hair braiders, are subject to regulation in at least one state across the country.
"We're gonna knock your socks off, America!" said Sarah Palin, as she signed napkins for customers at the Lock 'N Load Dinner in Wasilla, Alaska. ...
The Updated Strategy will enable our nation to become a place where new HIV infections are rare, and where every affected person will have access to life-extending care, regardless of their circumstances.
To ensure a book's long life, authors should pick a big problem that remains unsolved and big. Money in politics, for one. This time, not the money in political campaigns, but the money that secures and exerts power in Washington.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted 25 years ago, yet we are still discussing the same issues for people with hearing loss. The terms "disability" and "access" have morphed into just meaning physical disability and physical access.
Tom Kalil is a California guy but he has spent 14 years encouraging U.S. innovation from the White House. Kalil leads the Office of Science and Technology Policy (@whitehouseostp). He served president Clinton as well as president Obama.
(1) Donald Trump once again (2) during a speech he gave yesterday (3). "(4)," Trump said, which immediately resulted in (5).
On July 13, Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter announced that next year, after a 6-month study, transgender Americans should be allowed to serve openly in the armed forces along with their gay and lesbian compatriots. It is a long overdue action to remove a barrier to open service for a small but significant minority.
Big businesses know climate change is threatening their companies -- and all of us. On Monday, 13 major companies, from General Motors to Microsoft to Coca-Cola, announced they were doing something about it.
What were Airbnb, Uber, Walgreen's and Peapod doing at a White House Conference on Aging? Giving us a glimpse of the future. In case you missed it...