October 2014

My Complaint with Freedom Scientific

JAWS 16 was officially released today. Why aren’t we more excited?

I’ve been using JAWS for over fifteen years. It’s still my primary screen reader today, but as a direct consumer who relies on a product that is supposed to excel in a professional setting, I don’t know that I’m getting a good return on my investment.

Looking at the list of “latest features,” MathML support seems like the only real new feature to the screen reader. Everything else is either a marketing device or a software enhancement that should have been released as part of a regular update to previous versions.

Best Financial Advice Roundup for October 2014

These are the articles that grabbed my attention over the past month. The first is a reference from my LDS church, but the advice will apply even if you are not Mormon.

Making Money Your Ally