SeroSpectives: This Month in Tech for August 2012

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About Our Guests

Rich Cavallaro is a computer information technology major at Hofstra

University graduating in December 2012. Technology has been a passion

of his since a very young age.  He has been an instructor for the

Technologically Empowered College Students (TECS) program for students

in New York since 2009. With his vast knowledge of both mainstream and

assistive technologies, he assists in developing the webinars to

ensure that TECS participants have the most accurate, up-to-date, and

accessible web resources available. During the weekly conferences,

Rich facilitates the discussion, answers questions, troubleshoots

technology and most importantly, shares his experiences and unique

perspective on life as a college student.  Besides technology, audio

is also something Rich enjoys.  He broadcasts quite frequently on his

college radio station, WRHU (We’re Radio Hofstra University).

He can be contacted either via email

or by following him on Twitter.

Luke Leiby, from New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, is fifteen years old

and in 10th grade. He is interested in music, especially production,

recording, and engineering. He writes: “To me, technology is growing quickly day

by day, and I like to keep up with the latest and the newest, and see

what technology the visually impaired can use.”

Estin Talavera is the Assistive Technology Specialist for the Envision

Vision Rehabilitation Center. In addition to assessing and training

patients on assistive technology, Estin is also one of the instructors

for the annual Envision Assistive Technology Camp for middle school and

high school students with vision impairments and a podcaster for the

YouTube Assistive Technology podcast “Tips, Tricks. .” Estin is

Also currently seeking a degree from Wichita State University in general

studies with emphasis in communication sciences and disorders,

psychology and sociology.

In the News

How to upgrade your Hotmail email address to

Windows 7 poised to topple XP as leading OS

SeroSpectives Special: Mountain Lion

Apple’s $1 Billion Win Over Samsung: Q&A

5 reasons the Apple Samsung Ruling is Good for Everyone

New iPhone’s Bigger Screen to Have 5th Row of Homescreen Icons?

iPhone 5 not likely to support NFC, says new report

This iPhone app reads your heart rate in seconds by staring at your face

Watch live TV on your phone! No, really

Amazon’s cloud music service gets scan and match

Blind and visually impaired fastest growing iPhone market

Verizon launches accessibility app for visually impaired

Ten Affordable Screen Readers

Super Egg Hunt Plus is now live.

Google’s Self-Driving Cars Complete 300K Miles Without Accident, Deemed Ready For Commuting

Will the elderly ever accept care from robots?

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