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June 10, 2019

MoMA magic at Senior Planet

…of Modern Art (MoMA). The workshop, “Between Two Worlds: Modern Art and Technology,” explored the fascinating intersection between art and the digital age, and was, as in previous years, offered…

March 22, 2019

Free classes to get digital in work, money and more

…the resources of royalty, it’s still possible to embrace new technologies and learn digital skills – for free. W hether you need a basic introduction to computers or to an…

July 15, 2015

How to Find Volunteer Opportunities Online

…“Tech” and were shown a wide variety of New York opportunities, including one for the Microsoft summer Tech Fest to help students prepare for Microsoft certification. To browse, select from…

April 7, 2014

Tune In to Internet Radio: Music, Talk, Drama

…on Tech Live “Tech guru” Rich DeMuro answers listeners’ questions about the newest app, best cell phone or that pesky printer issue. Tune in to listen or ask a question….

04/22/2019 | 6:00pm

Learn 3D printed Lifehacks

Niti Parikh, Creative Lead of the MakerLAB at Cornell Tech, will present her work as a designer, maker, and educator. She will present on how we can empower learners of…

July 23, 2013

7 Online Flash Sales: How to Get Good Deals

…on finding could show up on a flash sale. You’ll learn about interesting new products that you never see in stores, especially tech and home design items. We discovered a…

September 13, 2014

Gadgets for Us

…a deep psychological reason for my love of gadgets, but I suspect it’s probably just innate laziness. Gadgets make life easier and more fun. The problem with many tech gadgets…

February 1, 2015

Dame Helen Mirren’s subway habit – and more from the week online

…nature, report it by clicking here. Read more about the scam here. The Silver Issue Are older people woefully out of touch with digital technology? A widely read Internet-community news…

April 6, 2016

Scam Alert: The Global Privacy Enforcement Network

…from anyone who wants to gain access to any online or email account for purposes such as tech support (see our alert about the Microsoft tech support scam). Don’t give…

March 30, 2014

97-year-old’s workouts gain an Instagram following – and more news from the week online

…burgeoning elder tech industry, which at an ever faster pace is developing innovative products aimed to lure those of us who want to remain relatively independent and in our homes…

November 5, 2015

Human Rights, War — and Your Gadgets

…look at what we can do: Read more about the situation in DRC Learn which tech companies are moving toward conflict-free electronics (note: this is a 2012 ranking) See how…

November 17, 2015

Assisted living on a working farm, and more from the week online

…read some stories. Visit To Live a Hundred Years. Essential tech tools for older adults US News & World Report has come up with a list of 10 tech tools…

04/07/2019 | 1:30pm4:30pm

Watch robots compete

Watch the SciBorgs of Bronx Science, the Tech Knights of Brooklyn Tech, the Cyber Warriors of Curtis High School and other STEM teams from high schools around the city compete…

October 23, 2015

“The Intern”: Grownup to the Rescue

…thought about it again and realized what makes this film a clap-worthy achievement. In an era where there’s only contempt for elders who have been left behind by technology, “The…

January 28, 2019

Senior Planet goes to CES

…utopia mediated by technology, complete with requisite “oohs and aahs.” However, this year it was all about the refinement of existing technologies, rather than the development of new groundbreaking tech-trends….