IBM makes web accessibility for blind users a social effort

arstechnica: IBM has launched a new initiative that it hopes will vastly improve the web browsing experience for visually impaired users. The Social Accessibility Project is a service that aims to make web pages more accessible for screen readers without altering the code of the page, the software for which is available in beta form today through IBM's AlphaWorks. If enough people participate in the project, then IBM's software could become integral to blind users' everyday surfing.