The Future is Spoken presents Marco Pasqua as this week's guest. Marco is Co-founder of LIKE ventures and an award winning speaker and Entrepreneur.
Starting with their own experiences, they end up discussing the act of accessibility and inclusion in Voice Design.
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[00:02:11]: 2008 Lay off which lead to a career in Accessibility
[00:06:06] LIKE Venture and Marco's Journey towards building an accessible future
[00:13:02] Accessibility and Meaning Access are two different things
"for example, for a building to have a ramp outside a door and then say, Oh, people can get inside the front door. Right. But then ask yourself, where is that ramp located? Is it actually at the front door or is it at the back of the building near a trash can or near the dumpster? So that you're saying, well, by the way, we have accessibility, but it means that you have to come through a different entrance, but thats ok.
Right. Because you're just like everybody else. No meaningful access is when every single person who's expected to use a product or service can use it in exactly the way it's intended without having to feel like they have to adapt themselves to meet the function of the product. But rather that the product is already thinking about how everyone, whether you're nine or 90 can use it."
[00:18:22]: Accessibility by Design
[00:23:04]: Making Voice Application more accessible
[00:45:11]: Must Listen
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