I love the curbcut effect. (Might have the name wrong). The idea is that when you improve accessibility for one group, it tends to help everyone. So you put those cuts into the curb for wheelchair and it also helps people moving packages with trolleys, and with strollers, etc.

New example I've found. Webcomics that put the script under the comic for people with screenreaders and such. SUDDENLY I CAN ACTUALLY FIND OLD COMICS WITH GOOGLE WHEN I WANT TO SHOW PEOPLE A SPECIFIC JOKE.

@Canageek I didn’t realize how useful this was until I tried to find a specific SMBC comic, which is completely impossible

@Canageek I forget the name, but waaaaay back in the day (talking 15 years ago), there was a website dedicated to archiving the transcripts of webcomics with a link to each strip.

Here it is, by Ryan North actually!

@68kmentat @Canageek can we register ohno.robot as like a Write Freely instance dedicated to this?

@Canageek I don't know if that's the right term but I definitely like it! And really, making changes that improve everyone's lives, even if it's just to help one person out, is a great thing to do.

@Kilroy Close, but its the Curb cut effect, I looked it up later.

I agree and love this effect as well

Unfortunately there is also a mirror of this (i dont know the name): thats what happens when access, inclusion for one group that has big problems is improved, but then less incentive to keep it well running for all the others

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