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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…

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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 13, 2014

Days of Future Past

…have we come in realizing the tech future of our youth, and how accurate were were our expectations for those technologies that have emerged? Let’s take a look at some…

April 4, 2014

Why Computers Make Us Feel Stupid & How to Get Around It

…60, unless we’re techies. I’ve been trying to understand computers for 30 years and I still feel really stupid when something unexpected happens – or when something expected doesn’t. But…

October 7, 2013

The Shutdown in Memes

…of memes, so today, one week in to it, let’s take a look at some of the most viral political memes of the season – from the tech-inspired to cute-attack….

August 25, 2013

Linky Sunday: Ageism Brit-style, Apple vs. ‘Droid, Obamacre & Medicare…

tech guru David Pogue pitted Apple’s iOS (iPhone and iPad) against Android (phone and tablet) to see which has a better voice recognition system, allowing you to speak your messages…

November 14, 2014

Take Better Pictures With Your Phone or Tablet

…at Tech Radar and NDTV. Before I share the best of the tips I found, there’s one thing I learned that will make those of you with a tablet and…

June 29, 2016

The Latest Gadgets for Seniors

…chatted with Lois Whitman-Hess, the original techie. Now in her 70s, Whitman-Hess has attended every Consumer Electronics Show since 1967. The granddaddy of tech expos, the Consumer Electronics Shows are…

October 7, 2012

Linky Sunday: Save on Meds, a UN Report on Aging, and More

…and emails you when your desired tech thingy falls within your range. They’re calling it Decide.com. If you’re an art-loving smartphone owner , check out this new app that feeds…

November 22, 2017

New eTools, locations for Kiosks

the Kiosk sites. In other words, if you have a health-related issue, there really is an app for that. “It’s really a low tech/high tech and everything in between concept,”…

October 24, 2012

Introducing… The Senior Planet Exploration Center!

This post was updated 11/17 Opening soon, the Senior Planet Exploration Center will be the first tech-themed senior community space in the United States—and more. The Exploration Center is a…

March 6, 2013

USA Today: Center Helps Seniors Catch Up to Digital World

A new center in New York focused on high-tech gadgets aims to help people 60 and older who have been left behind in a digital daze. The Senior Planet Exploration…

November 8, 2019

Our Purpose

social environments filled with friendly, curious older adults and lots of the latest tech gadgets. In addition to our multi-week courses, we gather often for senior-relevant tech-related lectures, workshops, and…

August 14, 2017

Cellphones: We’re Not Just About Big Buttons

…a strong takedown of the usual stereotypes that marketers appeal to when they’re targeting older tech consumers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMtAagKW_q4 Legere describes T-Mobile’s new 55-plus plan and in the process mocks the…

November 3, 2013

Linky Sunday: Cool finds and hot news from across the web

…weak, you can read our tech tips on how to create a secure one. Click here to test your password and here for our tech tip. Social media primer Are…