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Finding your friends and following them to where you are
Location plays an essential role in our lives, bridging our online and offline worlds. This paper explores the interplay between people's location, interactions, and their social ties within a largeExpand
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VizWiz: nearly real-time answers to visual questions
Visual information pervades our environment. Vision is used to decide everything from what we want to eat at a restaurant and which bus route to take to whether our clothes match and how long untilExpand
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Slide rule: making mobile touch screens accessible to blind people using multi-touch interaction techniques
Recent advances in touch screen technology have increased the prevalence of touch screens and have prompted a wave of new touch screen-based devices. However, touch screens are still largelyExpand
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VizWiz: nearly real-time answers to visual questions
The lack of access to visual information like text labels, icons, and colors can cause frustration and decrease independence for blind people. Current access technology uses automatic approaches toExpand
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Supporting blind photography
Blind people want to take photographs for the same reasons as others -- to record important events, to share experiences, and as an outlet for artistic expression. Furthermore, both automaticExpand
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A Data-Driven Analysis of Workers' Earnings on Amazon Mechanical Turk
A growing number of people are working as part of on-line crowd work. Crowd work is often thought to be low wage work. However, we know little about the wage distribution in practice and what causesExpand
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WebInSight:: making web images accessible
Images without alternative text are a barrier to equal web access for blind users. To illustrate the problem, we conducted a series of studies that conclusively show that a large fraction ofExpand
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VizWiz Grand Challenge: Answering Visual Questions from Blind People
The study of algorithms to automatically answer visual questions currently is motivated by visual question answering (VQA) datasets constructed in artificial VQA settings. We propose VizWiz, theExpand
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More than meets the eye: a survey of screen-reader browsing strategies
Browsing the Web with screen readers can be difficult and frustrating. Web pages often contain inaccessible content that is expressed only visually or that can be accessed only with the mouse.Expand
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Apparition: Crowdsourced User Interfaces that Come to Life as You Sketch Them
Prototyping allows designers to quickly iterate and gather feedback, but the time it takes to create even a Wizard-of-Oz prototype reduces the utility of the process. In this paper, we introduceExpand
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