Eye Bank Foundation of the Philippines

The Eye Bank Foundation of the Philippines (EBFP), established on October 16, 1995, is a non-profit, non-government, humanitarian organization that owns and operates a medical eye bank named the Santa Lucia International Eye Bank of Manila (SLIEB). The SLIEB is a state-of-the-art eye banking facility dedicated to the collection, processing, evaluation, storage and equitable distribution … Continue reading Eye Bank Foundation of the Philippines

WATCH!!! Zelda: Ocarina of Time beaten by blind gamer

  After five years of trying, Terry Garrett has finally beaten The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. That might not sound like that impressive a feat — Nintendo's classic N64 RPG should only take about 40 hours to complete — but in Garrett's case, it shows superhuman dedication and a whole lot of skill. That's because … Continue reading WATCH!!! Zelda: Ocarina of Time beaten by blind gamer

Facebook’s AI Can Caption Photos for the Blind on Its Own

MATT KING IS blind, so he can’t see the photo. And though it was posted to his Facebook feed with a rather lengthy caption, that’s no help. Thanks to text-to-speech software, his laptop reads the caption aloud, but it’s in German. And King doesn’t understand German. But then he runs an artificial intelligence tool under … Continue reading Facebook’s AI Can Caption Photos for the Blind on Its Own