#OneWebDay 2013 is today September 22 with the theme “Working for Internet #Accessibility” in memory of @CynthiaWaddell.


Today,September 22 2013, is the 8th annual OneWebDay. This year’s theme is “Working for Internet Accessibility”, particularly in memory of accessibility advocate Cynthia Waddell – who died in April 2013. Here is a 1 minute video of Cynthia adressing the topic at the 2011 IGF, courtesy of Elon’s Imagining The Internet project

View on YouTube: http://youtu.be/cuPlwRljjwA

And here is a longer video of ISOC-NY member Svetlana Kouznetsova talking about improving website accessibility at the WordPress NYC meetup in October 2012.

View on YouTube: http://youtu.be/6sTYOTB8hC8
Transcript : http://amara.org/en/videos/qRUMf4IqsNJi/en/280819/

The advance of the mobile Internet has familiarized the concept of responsive design – design that is responsive to all devices. It is important to extend this to universal design – design that is responsive to all people !