Mylo and I Imagine Driving an Autonomous Car

Haben is casually reading a page of braille in the driver’s seat of a car. The driver’s seat doesn’t have a steering wheel, just a touchscreen tablet. In the film Haben controls the tablet with her braille computer. An adorable German Shepherd dog is on the floor, his head peaking up over the central panel.

I’m excited for a future where accessible self-driving cars are a reality. People with disabilities stand to benefit the most from self-driving cars, but developers are not making accessibility enough of a priority. Waiting until a product is “finished” to start thinking about accessibility is like completing construction of a skyscraper and then tearing part … Read more