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BrilloPad
23rd June 2012, 20:06
I met his today - Ashish Goyal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashish_Goyal) . At a friend's bbq. Really lovely guy.

I remember him from the JP MOrgan inclusivity video. He was the only good thing about that. Very modest.

Cliphead
23rd June 2012, 21:17
I met his today - Ashish Goyal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashish_Goyal) . At a friend's bbq. Really lovely guy.

I remember him from the JP MOrgan inclusivity video. He was the only good thing about that. Very modest.

I have a wee problem that will probably result in me going blind at some point in the future, it's already kicking in but I think I have some time left perhaps years. I take some comfort in being a musician and so could keep some sort of career going but I think IT will not be an option.

So here's the question. How would you cope, what else would you do?

MarillionFan
23rd June 2012, 21:49
I met his today - Ashish Goyal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashish_Goyal) . At a friend's bbq. Really lovely guy.

I remember him from the JP MOrgan inclusivity video. He was the only good thing about that. Very modest.

Wow! You met an Indian blind person, who was clever and nice? And? :eyes

You are Mir-I-Am and I claim my 5 wingardium leviosa behind the weeping willow.

pacharan
23rd June 2012, 22:30
How does he read the screens?

MarillionFan
23rd June 2012, 22:31
How does he read the screens?

Same as AtW. He makes it up as he goes along.

OwlHoot
23rd June 2012, 22:50
I worked with a totally blind guy while contracting at Yahoo.

He had a large braille like screen/keyboard combo that somewhat resembled a large accordion keyboard, and could diagnose and fix bugs faster than me! :eyes

mudskipper
24th June 2012, 05:03
Husband worked with a totally blind chap. He had some sort of braille printer arrangement thing. Not sure how he managed the pr0n though.

NotAllThere
24th June 2012, 06:13
I have a wee problem Have you tried diuretics?



that will probably result in me going blind at some point in the future, it's already kicking in but I think I have some time left perhaps years. I take some comfort in being a musician and so could keep some sort of career going but I think IT will not be an option.I'm sorry to here that.


So here's the question. How would you cope, what else would you do?Live of the accident/illness income replacement. But probably do music.

Qdos Contractor
24th June 2012, 07:54
My dad has been totally blind since he was 2. He's now 71.

He's genuinely had a fuller and more successful life than most sighted people I know. He's been a history teacher, he was a programmer in the 80s and is a brilliant pianist.

Quite inspirational, really.