[games_access] We must get data sooner than later

AudioGames.net richard at audiogames.net
Tue May 8 17:25:15 EDT 2007


Hi Tim,

Tip for next time you have a long URL you want to post somewhere:
http://www.tinyurl.com

Greets,

Richard


----- Original Message -----
From: "Tim Chase" <agdev at thechases.com>
To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List" <games_access at igda.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 08, 2007 11:16 PM
Subject: Re: [games_access] We must get data sooner than later



>> Cool! Thanks Tim -- what format did you attach the file in? I may be able

>> to avoid what we have below -- try sending it to me at

>

> It should have come through as an HTML file. Yeah, what you sent back was

> pretty unreadable.

>

> I just dumped it at

>

> http://tim.thechases.com/sig_access/census.html

>

> in case you want it.

>

> There was a margin-of-error of around 20-30k (some more, some

> less...that's statistics for ya)

>

> The original source was this long & ugly URL:

>

> http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/CTTable?_bm=y&-geo_id=01000US&-ds_name=ACS_2005_EST_G00_&-dataitem=ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_1_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_2_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_3_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_4_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_5_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_6_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_7_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_8_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_9_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_10_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_11_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_12_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_13_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_14_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_15_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_16_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_17_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_18_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_19_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_20_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_21_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_22_EST|ACS_2005_EST_

G

> 2000_B18002.B18002_23_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_24_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_25_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_26_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_27_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_28_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_29_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_30_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_31_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_32_EST|ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002.B18002_33_EST&-_lang=en&-format=&-mt_name=ACS_2005_EST_G2000_B18002

>

> There are options to break it down further by

> -sensory disability

> -physical disability

> -mental disability

> -self-care disability

> -go-outside-home disability

>

> Sorry, Michelle...no "taking on more work than she can handle" disability

> :-P (though I suspect you're in very good company)

>

> There's entirely too much data there...you could theoretically survey

> disability by home-heating-method and by plumbing facilities. Or by

> fertile married veterans living-with-grandparents in multi-family homes.

> I'm not sure that's information I really care to know. :)

>

> -tim

>

>

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