Believing that “the voice revolution shouldn’t leave anyone behind, “Abhishek Singh – who you may recognize for building Super Mario Bros in augmented reality“ – has developed a “clever app that lets Amazon Alexa read sign language” so those with an extreme hearing impairments can benefit from this fantastic technology.
If you’re interested in learning how Abhishek accomplished this amazing feat, check out this post at the Fast Company website.
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.