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2019 Ford F-150 Raptor getting new high tech tricks

Posted by on May 24, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor getting new high tech tricks

Source: By Gary Gastelu | Fox News The 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor is getting some new technology aimed at proving you don’t have to crawl before you can fly because you can do both in it anytime you want. The high-performance off-road pickup will come with an updated set of Fox Racing internal bypass shocks fitted with a computer-controlled solenoid it calls a Live Valve that constantly adjusts their overall stiffness to get the most out of the nine stages of passive damping they already have. To continue reading please click here...

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I Use a Wheelchair. And Yes, I’m Your Doctor.

Posted by on Apr 25, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on I Use a Wheelchair. And Yes, I’m Your Doctor.

Source:  NY Times / By Cheri A. Blauwet / Dec. 6, 2017 When I was in the third year of my medical residency, I was asked to evaluate a new state-of-the-art, fully accessible exam table that would be used in doctors’ offices to better provide care for patients with mobility-related disabilities. The table could go as low as 18 inches off the ground to enable easier transfers for wheelchair users and had extra rails and grips to provide support for patients with impaired balance. I was to assess this equipment as a “user expert.” Although the table was designed to accommodate patients with...

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Watch Tesla Autopilot automatically merge into another lane in a construction zone

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Watch Tesla Autopilot automatically merge into another lane in a construction zone

Source:  Electrek / Fred Lambert  – Apr. 20th 2018 6:06 am ET The news about Tesla Autopilot lately has mainly been about the driver assist system’s limitations and it is certainly important to talk about those, but the system has also been improving quite significantly with recent updates and it’s fun to take a break and look at those improvements too. It can now handle increasingly more complicated road situations as we see it now being able to merge into another lane in a construction zone. To continue reading and to watch the video please click here >>>>...

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More people with disabilities are getting jobs. Here’s why.

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on More people with disabilities are getting jobs. Here’s why.

Source:  CNN Money / by Julia Horowitz   @juliakhorowitz / January 26, 2018: 10:31 AM ET In June 2017, Christopher Morris started work as an associate at Ernst & Young. The 36-year-old is one of 14 people in the professional services firm’s “neurodiversity” program, which hires people on the autism spectrum to work on its accounting and analytics projects.  Over the next three years, Ernst & Young plans to brings dozens more people like Morris on board. “We need the talent wherever we can get it. Whichever way it’s packaged. There is a shortage,...

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Uber Me to My Airbnb? For Wheelchair Users, Not So Fast

Posted by on Nov 24, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Uber Me to My Airbnb? For Wheelchair Users, Not So Fast

Source:  NY Times / Sylvia Longmire / DISABILITY / NOV. 22, 2017 Whenever I hear someone mention Airbnb, I cringe — on the inside, at least. Not because there’s anything inherently wrong with Airbnb, the home-sharing business that has grown by leaps and bounds in the past few years and has opened up affordable accommodations to millions of people around the world. The problem is, it hasn’t done so for people like me. Airbnb is part of something called the sharing economy, an evolving system in which people who own certain things, like homes or cars, rent them out to others when they are not...

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