IT Sign Language

from the what's-your-sign dept

Computer skills are becoming more of a requirement for anyone to get a job, but if you’re deaf, you first have to overcome the problem of communicating complex computer jargon. So the Royal National Institute for the Deaf is translating the latest IT jargon into sign language. Apparently, the old sign for mouse was the same as the animal — which led to some confusion — so the new sign is a gesture that mimics how a mouse is used.

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