‘They hit it out of the park.’ The eye-opening wonders of a blind Philadelphia work force | Maria Panaritis

October 11, 2018

By Staff

I could have sworn Matt Wallace was a cyborg working in communion with the computer at his desk.

Click! Click! Click! his finger slashed at the the up-arrow key. The cursor on his screen danced through a list of densely named data files: “N6523607D7880…”  The impersonal timber of a robot voice spouted off one soupy acronym after another through headphones in Matt’s ears. This was how Matt was speed-reading the migraine-inducing garble.

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