Category Archives for "Feature"

Sep 07

Young Heroes: Louis Braille

Feature , History

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Sep 06

The Birth of Closed Caption/Subtitles on TV

Feature

The Birth of Closed Caption/Subtitles on TV In December of 1979, as a project at the University of Maryland, Karen Brickett interviewed Dr. Malcolm (Mac) J. Norwood, the Father of Closed Captioning. Dr. Norwood relates how 10% of the general population would not accept captions on their TV screens, which necessitated the development of a […]

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Jul 22

New Deaf Designers Vault Online

Entrepreneur , Feature

If you have an eye for good design and are thinking of setting up your designer business, whether it’s to create a flyer, poster, banners or any other kinds of graphic designs, I’ve only got three words to say: Go for it! I recommended you to seriously consider this avenue and set it up as […]

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Jul 13

Deaf Pro Photographers on the Rise

Entrepreneur , Feature

Deaf Photographers have discovered a clever trick to stand out in the community with their shots – days where people just shot a picture and hope someone will take it off them for publication are long gone! Thousands have found ways to get their pictures out there, even pictures have become an award winning! You don’t need […]

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Jul 13

Interpreter and Vacation

Feature , Travel

 Now the holiday season is almost here! Beautiful weather, gorgeous beaches, yummy foods, and breathtakingly stunning sunsets, but what happens if you encounter something unfortunate while you are on holiday? This is very common practice and can happen to the likes of us, for example: taken ill, got arrested or had an accident? What do you do […]

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Jul 02

New Side Job As A Deaf Reviewers

Entrepreneur , Feature

Many big name companies are on the hunt for more reviewers to endorse their new product and service. As the Internet has become fiercely difficult to beat the competitions, especially on Social Media. Companies have now opted to pay someone to do the review of their product and service. I have done quite a few reviews for the companies […]

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