Empathy and the Fluidity of Right and Wrong.

Hi, I’m  Paula Aliu representing Cogno-Aid, one of the 25 Nigerian Fellows of The #Insiders4Good program. Cogno-Aid is a start-up that aims to connect People to licensed Therapist from the comfort of wherever they might be.  Here are some thoughts I would love to share with the community. EMPATHY  I once went to my favorite ice cream joint. It was….

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ANXIETY — By a #Insiders4Good Fellow

Hi, I’m  Paula Aliu representing Cogno-Aid, one of the 25 Nigerian Fellows of The #Insiders4Good program. Cogno-Aid is a start-up that aims to connect People to licensed Therapist from the comfort of wherever they might be.  Here are some thoughts I would love to share with the community. Anxiety, at some point in our lives we all will experience it.….

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Journey of an Autistic Insider

Windows Insiders, Microsoft fans, geeks and users around the world, I’m Callum Moffat, an Autistic teenager and avid Windows Insider. From my home in New Zealand’s Central Plateau, I’m trying to make the world a better place. I’m a self-proclaimed incurable know-it-all, currently in my second-to-last year at college (high school to all you Americans). In my spare time, I….

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Windows Insiders Developer Spotlight: Sketchable

Meet Ryan and Miles Harris, the two brothers behind Sketchable, an app that makes creating art with Surface even better than drawing in a sketchbook. Ryan and Miles launched the app right alongside Windows 10, making Sketchable one of the first true Universal Windows Platform apps in the Microsoft Store. More than half a million downloads later, fans are raving….

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Tips for an A-Team

Many exciting projects begin on paper napkins. Ours began on two sheets of paper. We were in Co-Creation Hub in Lagos for our #Insiders4Good program. The air conditioner was rattling at full blast, but thanks to the humidity, we were all slightly sweaty. Someone said, “we need a website for our fellows!”. Dona Sarkar, our imaginer-in-chief, quickly reached across the….

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Winsiders and Accessibility: Introduction, Insider journey so far

My fellow Windows Insiders, Windows 10 users and others around the world, I’m Joseph Lee, a blind college student from Los Angeles studying communication studies (formerly studied computer science), a code contributor to an open-source screen reader project, and one of the millions of Windows Insiders around the world. My Insider activities are focused on accessibility of various features and….

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Ties that bind

Every month when I had my periods, my family banished me to an “outhouse”. The “outhouse” was a damp room as big as a walk-in closet. It was in our backyard, surrounded by mango trees and coconut trees. It had a naked incandescent lightbulb, no furniture, and no plumbing. At night, you could hear frogs croak and crickets chirp. I….

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