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For the Blind, Technology Does What a Guide Dog Can't

NY Times: "T. V. RAMAN was a bookish child who developed a love of math and puzzles at an early age.

That passion didn't change after glaucoma took his eyesight at the age of 14. What changed is the role that technology - and his own innovations - played in helping him pursue his interests.

A native of India, Mr. Raman went from relying on volunteers to read him textbooks at a top technical university there to leading a largely autonomous life in Silicon Valley, where he is a highly respected computer scientist and an engineer at Google."

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