User : mwcampbell

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  • I'm a software developer specializing in accessibility for blind and visually impaired people. Since mid-2017, I have worked for Microsoft on the Windows accessibility team, though I don't represent them in my comments unless stated otherwise.

    I'm legally blind myself; I have enough sight to read a desktop computer screen up close with slightly enlarged fonts, but I often use a screen reader when browsing the Web, doing email, and other tasks that don't involve code. (Don't get me wrong; totally blind people can program, but I never got used to doing it that way myself.)

    Of course, there's more to me than visual impairment. When it comes to programming, I'm also particularly interested in the challenges of developing cross-platform applications that integrate smoothly with the host platform. Outside of programming, I love music and love to sing. I often doing karaoke (of course, I memorize the words). And like many nerds, I read science fiction.


    Twitter: @mw_campbell


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