You might have walked right over this bumpy Google Doodle today


A new Google Doodle might cause you to appreciate what’s under your feet.

In a neat illustration on Monday, the search giant honoured Japanese inventor Seiichi Miyake, who invented tactile paving, used worldwide to make public space more accessible to people who are blind or have low vision.

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Miyake’s paving was first created in Japan in 1965, and rolled out in 1967 near the Okayama School for the Blind in Okayama City. It was implemented across Japan, in fact, it was made mandatory in the country’s railway stations.  Read more…

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