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Bubble screens and touchless feedback: the future of computer interfaces

The Engineer paid a visit to the Bristol Interaction and Graphics lab to play with some experimental ways of controlling computers.

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  • Interestingly I couldn't follow the video on computer interfaces because I'm deaf and couldn't find a transcript or subtitles. Are there any? I clicked on all the widgets I could see.

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  • If you watch the video via our YouTube channel, you can turn on the automatically generated subtitle captions (though they're not 100% accurate).

  • Thanks for the link. As you say the subtitles are not 100%. In fact I gave up on YouTube a long time ago for that reason. Not getting at The Engineer, but we talk a lot about how the Web can open up access to information to people traditionally excluded - it can, but it has its own ways of excluding as well.

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  • As an employee of a company that has blocked any/all links to YouTube, I find it increasingly frustrating that more articles have links to said site.

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  • Is it too much to ask for even two or three paragraphs of brief description (which one can read or even skim quickly) rather than giving *only* a link to a You Tube video which lasts for four minutes, if one is allowed to access it at all?

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