Gabriel Spitzer http://ktep.org en For Those Unable To Talk, A Machine That Speaks Their Voice http://ktep.org/post/those-unable-talk-machine-speaks-their-voice It's hard to imagine a more devastating diagnosis than ALS, also called <a href="http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/amyotrophiclateralsclerosis.html">Lou Gehrig's disease</a>. For most people, it means their nervous system is going to deteriorate until their body is completely immobile. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 21:35:00 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 35513 at http://ktep.org For Those Unable To Talk, A Machine That Speaks Their Voice 'Books On Bikes' Helps Seattle Librarians Pedal To The Masses http://ktep.org/post/books-bikes-helps-seattle-librarians-pedal-masses By the loading dock of Seattle's downtown library, librarian Jared Mills checks his tire pressure, secures his iPads and locks down about 100 books to an aluminum trailer the size of a steamer trunk. The scene is reminiscent of something you'd see in an action movie, when the hero is gearing up for a big fight, but Mills is gearing up for something very different.<p>"If you're not prepared and don't have a lot of experience hauling a trailer, it can be kind of dangerous," Mills says, especially when you're going downhill. Sun, 11 Aug 2013 09:12:00 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 22795 at http://ktep.org 'Books On Bikes' Helps Seattle Librarians Pedal To The Masses