Enabling People with Low Vision to Access Android Smartphones

enabling-people-with-low-vision-to-access-android-smartphones-blog-thumbnailWhen we think of the visually challenged we usually think of people who are blind. But there’s another category that has limited sensitivity to light and objects. They are neither blind nor normally sighted; they are known as people with ‘low vision’. Also termed as the partially sighted.

We at the Centre of Excellence for Accessibility at Aditi Litehouse work on making the differently abled get closer to technology.

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Gravitas and Chutzpah #4: Culture eats Strategy for Breakfast [Internal Memo Leaked]

gravitas-and-chutzpah-culture-eats-strategy-for-breakfast-internal-memo-leaked-blog-thumbnailWhat makes a successful team?  We say a collection of people who share a passion towards reaching a common goal. Aditi’s Team at Europe managed to grow their business with a combination of energy, confidence and nerve. Kaushik Banerjee, SVP, Europe recently shared an email with his team and we happened to chance upon it. We are sharing this with you exclusively with you! Here is a sneak peek into the real deal.

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When ‘Big Smoke’ met India

when-big-smoke-met-india-amir-hanjani-blog-thumbnailFood lover, nature enthusiast and music lover – sounds like just the right mix, isn’t it?

Meet Amir Jamal Hanjani, another star from our business development team. He feels that his interview at Aditi was like ‘a walk in the park’ until ‘…’ happened.

Want to know what happened? Read on for the details.

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They said the line needs to be straight. But i asked ‘Why’?

they-said-the-line-needs-to-be-straight-but-i-asked-whyAmidst all the number crunching days and being a science buff, I almost forgot the childhood winter holidays spent in ‘art competitions’ with my siblings.  Being competitive by nature, my focus always on finishing first, through shortcuts such as avoiding intricate details and taking the easy route (eg: Drawing a mermaid facing backwards as I could not draw faces). I was always happy to be the first to finish. But, looking back, I realize I failed to appreciate the joy that my siblings got from just doing a good job of the painting rather than finishing first!

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Windows Azure Machine Learning – Beginners Sample

windows-azure-machine-learning-beginners-sample-blog-thumbnailHere is the second part of my blog series on learning Azure Machine Learning. The sample walks through a really simple example of how can we use machine learning for predictive analysis using Machine Learning as a service feature. We will be building a predictive model on if the income of a person is greater than 50K based on his demographics.

Step 1 – Log onto the Azure portal using your account. you should see something like this.
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