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Debra Ruh

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Debra Ruh is an American business woman and advocate for the rights of persons with disabilities. She founded TecAccess, which provides solutions designed for information technology accessibility for people with disabilities and for Section 508 compliance.
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Positively Purple
Build an Inclusive World Where People with Disabilities Can Flourish
Kate Nash - 2022-10-25
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"Most employers will have a workforce where at least 10% of their people will have a visible or invisible disability. And 86% of all disabled people acquire their disability during the course of their working lives. How can businesses create strategies and a company culture that includes all staff? Ensure that your company or organization doesn't b...
Debra Ruh
A1 @KateNashOBE is so right, we all need #positivity & "Positively Purple" is a great book I highly recommend to pick up! #Inclusion needs positivity to keep moving forward & keep people involved #Axschat #RuhGlobal #PwD #WeAreBillionStrong #WeAreStrongerTogether      source
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Hearing Happiness
Deafness Cures in History (Chicago Visions and Revisions)
Jaipreet Virdi - 2020-08-31
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At the age of four, Jaipreet Virdi’s world went silent. A severe case of meningitis left her alive but deaf, suddenly treated differently by everyone. Her deafness downplayed by society and doctors, she struggled to “pass” as hearing for most of her life. Countless cures, treatments, and technologies led to dead ends. Never quite deaf enough for th...
Debra Ruh
What it means to live with a disability in America I n her insightful book Hearing Happiness: Deafness Cures in History, Jaipreet Virdi @jaivirdi probed how society perceived deafness & challenges the idea that a disability is a deficit. #HOH #Deaf #      source
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Life 3.0
Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
Max Tegmark - 2018-07-31 (first published in 2017)
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In this authoritative and eye-opening book, Max Tegmark describes and illuminates the recent, path-breaking advances in Artificial Intelligence and how it is poised to overtake human intelligence. How will AI affect crime, war, justice, jobs, society and our very sense of being human? The rise of AI has the potential to transform our future more th...
Debra Ruh
I agree this book is so interesting. It is a must read for anyone interested in #AI and #Humans. #ArtificialIntelligence      source