Here are the topics covered in this episode, and the time in the file for each.

Welcome to 249, and a shout out to the 248 people [0:29]
JAWS 2024 and Freedom Scientific’s next big thing competition [3:13]
iOS 17 and new iPhones [10:17]
ACB and mastodon [25:08]
Lyft discrimination [43:00]
Be MyAI not describing faces, and now refusing to describe photos containing people [53:52]
Bruce Sharpe, founder and CEO of Singular Hearing, talks about the HeardThat app for iOS and Android [1:04:34]
Demonstration of the HeardThat app [1:27:16]
The Bonnie Bulletin, what’s it like to work with and care for a guide dog? [1:34:29]
Disclosing your blindness to a potential or soon to be employer [1:53:19]
Closing and contact info [2:00:59]