Staying Calm: What to do When a Guide Dog Handler is Challenged

Information is always a good thing. This is especially true when working with highly visible things that the public may not be well educated about, for example guide dogs. As a guide dog user, I was taught that my guide dog could accompany me almost anywhere, and I cannot be

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A New Blogging Platform

So, if you've read posts on this blog before, you probably notice that everything looks different. This is because I recently transferred to a new blogging platform called Ghost which is pretty awesome. Not only does it make things easier for you, dear reader, but also it greatly simplifies the

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Research Hitting the News

I know I haven't posted in quite a while, but I have a good reason for that. The last few months I have been involved with a research project, which focuses on augmenting search and rescue dogs with technology. Recently, our research has started making waves in national media. And

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Getting Speakup to run on Ubuntu 13.10

Since I've been fighting with this for a while, I thought I would post the method that I used to get Speakup running on Ubuntu server edition. This should work on the desktop version as well, but I have no idea what packages may be already installed and whatnot.

For

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Responsibility: How Does your Guide Dog Know When to Cross the Street

This blog isn't dead yet. Life has been hectic lately (I was told that I need to start taking more responsibility for my research), so I haven't had a lot of time to write. For this post, I thought I would talk about a non-technical topic that I love, and

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