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Accessiblizer

debranding, captioning, describing, cognitive enhancement
 
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1. Everyone has got to put their brand on everything. On the other hand, everything has a nugget of information in it somewhere. Stripping the brands off stuff is fun and great for the user but every money making entity in the world will be against you -- you wont have the law on your side. But you would have the user on your side.

Example: I see an icon that says rocket shoes and has a picture of one-wheeled roler skates. When I click through to the video, it has a slow start up with music and branding etc until you get to the nugget clip of the shoes actually working. I wait for all of the branding and advertizing to roll and finally get to the short clip of the shoes actually working. Total time: 1 minute 30 seconds. The video is high definitioni and took a long time to load. Valuable part of the experience, 5 seconds of person accelerating on rocket shoes.

2. Stuff generally is in one format, and not necesarilly accessible to all users. Making stuff accessible is expensive but has the law on its side -- accessibility.

Example: The rocket shoes clip, once debranded is 5 seconds of pure visual goodness but not audio described, captioned or made cognitively more accessible.

Put these two together and you have a recipe for awesomeness. Do it with crowd sourcing and you have Wikipedia on steroids. Do it with AI and you have google on steroids.

Aspects: debranding captioning describing cognitive enhancement

JesusHChrist, Mar 16 2016

21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA) https://www.fcc.gov...essibility-act-cvaa
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       //Making stuff accessible is expensive but has the law on its side -- accessibility.// I'm not sure the law would agree. The 90 second video including adverts is accessible. I agree with the sentiment, though.
MaxwellBuchanan, Mar 16 2016
  

       I agree with the sentiment voiced by [MaxwellBuchanan]
FlyingToaster, Mar 16 2016
  

       Few people who say that go on to lead happy and unimprisoned lives, but I appreciate it.
MaxwellBuchanan, Mar 16 2016
  

       //Aspects: debranding captioning describing cognitive enhancement//   

       You missed accessibility, for those with a short attention span.   

       Like the interview I saw yesterday with an over 5 minute introduction of a subject who, and I quote, "needs no introduction".
FlyingToaster, Mar 16 2016
  

       By the way, don't buy those rocket shoes. We're still finding pieces of Great Aunt Olefin in the north-east asparagus patch.
MaxwellBuchanan, Mar 16 2016
  

       Incoherent
notexactly, Mar 24 2016
  

       Had you explained to her that the "spears" were just a figure of speech?
pertinax, Mar 24 2016
  

       At least it's not in other:general
normzone, Mar 24 2016
  
      
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