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Mon Oct 6 18:06:09 UTC 2014
I think that's a great idea, hopefully people can work together and
make that happen.
On 10/6/14, Magoon Erin via Nfbmo <nfbmo at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> I think everyone did a great job and I give everyone a big hurray. I also
> want to say congrats to Dacia and her committee.
> I think mini tech seminars is something we could hold in our room on nfb
> We wouldn't have to travel, the participants would be at their computer so
> desktop users could follow along
> We could make it small for more help etc.
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Oct 6, 2014, at 9:08 AM, Julie McGinnity via Nfbmo <nfbmo at nfbnet.org>
>> It was a great seminar! I enjoyed seeing everyone and hearing about
>> the various technologies. The new VR Stream is really cool! I also
>> learned that I fail when it comes to using the Braille Note. :)
>> I would love to learn more about formatting documents in Word and
>> using the note taker to its full potential. I think we could have a
>> whole seminar dedicated to the internet-how to navigate, downloading
>> important things like books and music, how to deal with websites that
>> are less than accessible. I feel like it is important to know those
>> things for most jobs and definitely in school.
>>> On 10/6/14, Dan Flasar via Nfbmo <nfbmo at nfbnet.org> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I also enjoyed the technology seminar very much. We all have our own
>>> interests - in my case, the demo of the NLS iPhone app and the Victor
>>> Stream (latest version), as well as the iPhone and JAWS demos were of
>>> particular interest, but like Gary, I learned something from all the
>>> presentations. All of them were well-organized and well-presented, no
>>> small feat given
>>> the small amount of time available. Streaming the proceedings via
>>> conference call was a great idea as well.
>>> I do want to make an observation on timing. Given that the seminar
>>> was available on conference call, there should have been no delay in
>>> the days activities at 10 as planned. We in the Lewis & clark van
>>> the proceedings very clearly via iPhone and speakers. I assume the
>>> vans/vehicles could also access the call. Since the presentations were
>>> non-visual anyway, hearing a lecture on the road was almost as good as
>>> being there. the decision to delay the start of the meeting was
>>> and appreciated, but given how deeply it cut into the day, it might have
>>> better just to get started on time. I'm sure it was a tough call.
>>> Dacia, great job getting this organized and recruiting such
>>> knowledgeable speakers. Thanks for your hard work in making this a
>>> PS: In other news, our chapter t-shirts came in - they look pretty
>>> snazzy - black shirts with white lettering surrounding the NFB of
>>> Thanks to Mike Daft who dedicated time and effort to providing the
>>> for the shirt, to Jerry and Patty Wilson for doing the legwork in
>>> a printer that could get the work done in our time frame as well as
>>> us a great deal - and to Chris Tisdal for keeping us all on schedule.
>>> They'll be certain to catch the eye of passersby at our Walkathon next
>>> in Tower Grove Park.
>>> Dan Flasar
>>> Lewis & Clark Chapter
>>> _danflasar at aol.com_ (mailto:danflasar at aol.com)
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>> Julie McGinnity
>> National Federation of the Blind performing arts division secretary,
>> Missouri Association of Guide dog Users President, National Federation
>> of the Blind of Missouri recording secretary,
>> graduate Guiding Eyes for the Blind 2008, 2014
>> "For we walk by faith, not by sight"
>> 2 Cor. 7
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