Paving the way for disabled company workers

Social media has become an integral part of our lives over the past decade. However, not everyone has ease of access when trying to stay connected with friends and family around the globe. Until very recently, little headway has been made to acommodate the blind community, which greatly limited their levels of connectivity on social media sites such as Facebook. In an attempt to aid its blind users, Facebook employee Matt King came to the rescue. According to his interview with Mashable, he lost his sight at age 22 but did not let that stop him from leading a normal life. King is the first blind engineer hired by Facebook and was paramount in helping the company construct what has been considered a revolutionary breakthrough in artificial intelligence. The artificial…


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