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John Loeppky

John Loeppky is a British-Canadian disabled freelance writer based in Regina, Saskatchewan. His work has appeared for the CBC, FiveThirtyEight, Defector, and a multitude of others. John most often writes about disability, sport, media, technology, and art. He can be reached at john@jloeppky.com or via Twitter. His goal in life is to have an entertaining obituary to read. 

 

What is WCAG and how do these guidelines power accessibility online?
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digital divide

What is WCAG and how do these guidelines power accessibility online?

Experts urge a mentality shift, away from box-ticking compliance, to one that incorporates ease of use into the very fabric of web design
5 Aug 2022
Six cyber security companies to watch in 2022
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cyber security

Six cyber security companies to watch in 2022

The companies breaking new ground in data retention, software development, training, risk management, and automation
5 Jul 2022
Universities are fighting a cyber security war on multiple fronts
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cyber security

Universities are fighting a cyber security war on multiple fronts

Businesses may be under constant threat, but for institutions that harbour sensitive R&D, the stakes are much higher
4 Jul 2022
AI is now powerful enough to automate the back office
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automation

AI is now powerful enough to automate the back office

But that doesn't mean it's as easy as flicking a switch
8 Jun 2022
Disabled IT professionals are building access for themselves
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Careers & training

Disabled IT professionals are building access for themselves

For visually impaired developers, the tools just aren’t good enough – so they’re taking matters into their own hands
21 Mar 2022