Budget Conscious Computer Deal for Voice Software Use

I recently wrote about hands-free computer use and shared a demo video of me using voice software thusly. Utilizing voice software requires a sufficient computer, and I think I found a great deal for anyone who is budget conscious (and really, who isn’t, right?). I mentioned in my earlier writeup that many folks at KnowBrainer.com […]

Intro to NaturallySpeaking and Hands-Free Computer Use

My blog is about empowering wheelchair users. Bowling with an IKAN Bowler® is a great deal of fun, and having success with an activity like bowling, can encourage users to tackle additional challenges in their lives (so says therapeutic recreation experts). One such challenge for quadriplegics like me is learning to use a computer – […]

Meet Bill Miller (Video!)

I learned that people like blogs because they are like having a conversation with the author.  With that in mind, I recorded a 6-minute video to share some about me and to show some of what is possible as a high-level quadriplegic, even while requiring a ventilator: [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DiVonbXUWcU] Here’s the direct link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DiVonbXUWcU For […]

One of the Coolest Commercials EVER!

Checkout this YouTube clip for ThinkBeyondTheLabel.com: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lV4HUBUMuHQ] Direct link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lV4HUBUMuHQ Why is that so cool?  If you didn’t notice, it shows a high-level quadriplegic typing with a mouthstick, and later driving his chair via sip-and-puff (the same method I use). I’ve seen it air on ESPN (i.e. mainstream TV) multiple times. Here’s part of the […]

Belated Thanksgiving Thoughts…

Hello Everyone!  🙂   In the spirit of empowering people and wheelchair users, I want to quickly share my philosophy on "worrying" and also share a few simple things that anyone with a computer & Internet connection can do to make the world a little bit better.   Philosophy on Worrying   You may have […]