Microsoft Research fellow Venkatesh Potluri has never let lack of vision be a barrier to a brilliant career
Venkatesh Potluri from Hyderabad was born with a vision impairment. Something that he never allowed to come in the way of what has been a brilliant academic career.
Throughout his childhood, Potluri came up with ways to use regular objects as assistive materials. He would build figures by sticking matchsticks and thread on paper to understand geometry. He went on to operate computers with the help of screen readers, a software that converts text-to-speech.
However, the barriers were many. Even though Potluri passed his Intermediate with 85%, he was stopped from taking the AllRead More