Several weeks ago we heard from a senior (citizen) asking for our advice. Her children had discouraged her from buying a smartphone, saying that she couldn't learn to use it. REALLY? Interesting, given that our client is a professional woman who … [Read more...] about Smartphone? Of course you should have one.
This post was first published in May 2015. As originally written the tone was "tongue in cheek" but many people (ok, women) told us that the ideas here were right on. Thanks to those who requested that we re-print this post as a public service … [Read more...] about Even Your Husband Can Bring Home What You Want
Apps, Apps...everywhere. I recently upgraded my smartphone and in the transfer of data from my old phone to my new phone a number of my apps...disappeared. No problem. I can always replace them. But, not so surprisingly, I don't really miss … [Read more...] about What’s “APP”, Doc?
You love your technology and all it can do but sometimes you feel as if you are in a tech rut. Another round of surfing for stuff that sounds interesting? More time on Facebook? (How many posts can you read?) Need a meaningful project to do … [Read more...] about Get Involved…In Citizen Science
In the last two days I spent at least six hours trying to make a piece of software work. It repeatedly crashed while recording video and in the end I had nothing. Nada. Zilch. Zero. Frustrating. And then I got smarter. I don't think my … [Read more...] about Fixing It!
Generally, when learning something new, I like to read about it or watch a video tutorial about it. I personally don't do well with lots of demonstration by others. At least not all the time. When my refrigerator's icemaker stopped producing ice, … [Read more...] about Seniors Have Unique Learning Needs