Uncanny Vivek

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Living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy has taught me to be the type of person who enjoys finding solutions to problems caused by either muscle degeneration or the need to adapt standard equipment. It taps into my creative ‘outside the box’ mentality. My Mum also happens to be great at understanding a problem and helping me implement a potential fix.  About 3 years ago, I was having serious problems with gaming, due to… Read More

[The content of this blog is my opinion, so I’m not either endorsing or condoning this mobility technology] After reading this interesting article about the WHILL wheelchair, I decided to further investigate by visiting their website. Unsurprisingly I found the usual problems regarding the product design of disability technology and societal constraints of normality. Often, the designers of wheelchairs (or disability technology) are able-bodied, so the product is created on an assumption… Read More