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DeafDigest – 09 July 2018

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition – July 9, 2018

— the Brainiest Deaf team

Who is the Brainiest Deaf team? In the 2018
College Bowl that took place in Hartford, CT,
some of the participating teams were Gallaudet,
NTID, CSUN. Gallaudet won just by one point,
capturing first championship since 2010. A
picture is at:


— Starbucks training session not perfect

Starbucks just fired one of their employees for
mocking a hearing person that has a problem
with stuttering. DeafDigest is afraid that
some day a Starbucks employee would mock
a poor-speech deaf person. What is the
point of having an all-afternoon training
session if some hearing employees just won’t
show respect?


— Silicon Valley not hiring enough deaf geniuses

There was a story in a high-tech magazine about
Silicon Valley not hiring enough deaf geniuses.
It mentioned one genius – Vint Cerf, whose deafness
may be the reason for inventing the internet.
We have another deaf genius – Ken Harrenstein,
but the story didn’t mention him.



Deaf jobs – latest update

Barry’s collections of past articles (with today’s update)
— suspected deaf bank robber

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