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(Access for All) (Formerly Facetublebookmazon) a group of simple, accessible versions of Internet services
This is an internet service that combines a simple search
Duck Go (which is like google as of about 2001), with a
simple version of youtube, amazon, iTunes, Facebook,
Dropbox, and the apple ios devices -- no advertising,
just what works, no
games, no crap, accessible to blind
encourages accessibility to folks with intellectual
simple and clear language. This can't be that hard to do.
the law, money or a correct framing of the issue that's
getting in the
way. If it is the laws then we need to change them
are holding everybody back. If its money then China
should take up
this challenge because eventually they are going to have
money in the world. If its the framing of the issue then
should just whip up a prototype and let the prototype
issue for itself.
Instead of Facebook with the games and the timeline
etc. I just want a list of my friends, a way to
communicate with them that gives me the choice of
text, audio or video and archives, and a news page that
lists their most recent public communications. Nothing
else please, no logos, no advertisements, no apps, no
pop up windows, no expanding menue, no location
feature, no tool tips mouseovers, no complicated crap
about the difference between company pages and
individual pages, or groups or events, no event feature,
This service should be called "xs4l" -- access for all.
[JesusHChrist, Nov 18 2012]
A quick check shows that DuckDuckGo is supported by advertising, so perhaps I'm missing your point?
(See "sponsored link" at top) [DrCurry, Nov 19 2012]
[JesusHChrist, May 14 2013]
||Great idea - of course, allowing the understanding that it will be very expensive to operate, will make no money, will be a security nightmare, and will be sued out of existence. Other than that, sounds like a winner!
||// encourages accessibility to folks with
intellectual disabilities //
||Worst case, you'd end up with Democrats
trying to use it, and that's not going to end
||// This can't be that hard to do. //
||The basic principles are very simple, same as
powered flight and fusion reactors. No over-
unity, no perpetual motion, no need for
||How is "I want this thing that already exists, but without any advertising" a new idea?
||I'm sure it would be easy to knock up a scraper that extracted the info you want from the many existing social sites, but you'd still have to pay for it somehow.
||I thought it was a clothing size for disproportioned people who have trouble finding sizes which are simultaneously Extra Small but still 4L