84 results for "bookshare international"

Big Data Means More Than Big Profits

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This post originally appeared as part of an online debate about How Big Data Can Have a Social Impact, which the Harvard Business Review Blog Network hosted jointly with the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship and was reposted on Jim Fruchterman’s Beneblog. Big Data is all the rage in Silicon Valley. From Facebook to Netflix, companies are tracking and […]

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Benetech Releases Image Description Tool to Improve Accessibility of Graphical Content for Students with Print Disabilities

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Poet Open Source Web Application Allows Crowdsourcing of Image Descriptions in Accessible Books The Benetech DIAGRAM Center has released an open source web application for creating and editing crowdsourced image descriptions in books used by students with print disabilities. DIAGRAM, which stands for Digital Image and Graphics Resources for Accessible Materials, is working to dramatically change the […]

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Benetech Hires New Senior Managers Gerardo Capiel and Thomas L. Stephenson

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Expanding Engineering and Development Staff to Meet Increasing Demand from the Social Sector Benetech, Silicon Valley’s intentionally nonprofit technology company, announced the addition of two seasoned professionals to its senior management staff. Gerardo Capiel will serve as Benetech’s new Vice President of Engineering and Thomas L. Stephenson is the company’s new Chief Development Officer. “Benetech […]

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Betsy Beaumon Named General Manager of Benetech Literacy Program

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Benetech® named Betsy Beaumon Vice President and General Manager of its Literacy Program which includes the Bookshare and Route 66 Literacy projects. Beaumon is responsible for directing all aspects of operations, marketing and engineering. As General Manager for a major segment of Benetech’s nonprofit technology services, Beaumon will manage external relationships and partnerships. She will […]

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