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DeafDigest Mid-Week edition – October 11, 2017


— Apple patents a Deaf Device

Apple won a patent for a Deaf Device yesterday.
It is for Apple Watch band. If there is a
noise or a sound (ie siren or a door knock,
then the band will squeeze your wrist.
A picture is at:


— the CFO of world’s most powerful magazine

A while ago DeafDigest mentioned that Toby
Burton, a deaf man, is the Chief Financial
Officer with The Economist. This magazine
is widely read by professionals in the
financial and business sectors. He said,
in a recent interview, that as long as
he has interpreters with him, he is
able to communicate with anyone. He
also added that getting face to face
interpreters can be a problem because
of changing schedules and last minute
meetings. If that happens, he relies
on video relay interpreters.


— eyes of a deaf construction engineer

A construction engineer is deaf. He said his eyes
help him notice building and engineering
defects that other engineers and other
construction supervisors overlook!


Latest deaf jobs

Barry’s collections of past articles (with today’s update)
— deaf devices, all burnt out

10/08/17 Blue and Gold editions at:


— Deaf Job of the Day (each day new job announcement)

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