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links for 2010-01-26

The Business of Ageing Conference, The Business of Ageing – Turning Silver into Gold* Dublin conference on ageing as an innovation opportunity for ireland (tags: ageing conference events Ireland)

links for 2009-12-15

potlatch Markets, on the other hand, are computational devices for translating opinions into facts. It's not so much that they don't lie, as that they can't. In the words of George Stigler they "lay the cards face up on the … Continue reading

links for 2009-12-07

Books of the decade: Your best books of 2006 | Books | guardian.co.uk Books of the decade. Most spot on. Few wrong 'uns. Plenty to add to that growing people of unread books.For once a list that seemed well argued … Continue reading

links for 2009-12-05

Older people would benefit greatly from free telecare Stephen Burke of Counsel and Care advocates free telecare (tags: telecare ageing UK) "Bookmark this on Delicious" Buttons JRF report on older people's vision for long term care (tags: ageing longtermcare)

Walking, or rather bouncing on water. Amazing.

-ing: My DEFUSE presentation

Here's the presentation I gave last night at the DEFUSE event, part of Dublin Design Week. "-ing": new practice development View more documents from ideasbazaar. It's a short piece, because of the 20 slides x 15 seconds = 5 minute … Continue reading

links for 2009-10-12

FT.com / Lex / Consumer & Retail – Boomer profits Less obvious is how this demographic change – the number of over-60s will rise to about 30 per cent of developed countries’ population from 20 per cent now – will … Continue reading

links for 2009-09-24

Cabinet of Wonders: Social Sewing and Networked Objects The Availabot for older people, or those who like a bit of haberdashery (tags: internetofthings ageing social technology networks)

links for 2009-09-17

Peer Pressure and Other Pitches – WSJ.com Behavioural economics for the mass(es) marketer (tags: nudge behaviour IDEOtalk economics) WORKSNUG.COM Need iPhone (tags: mobile productivity wifi iphone office augmentedreality)

links for 2009-09-10

Media Literacy Audit: Report on media literacy amongst older people | Ofcom Ofcom report from 2006 (tags: ageing technology TSA09) Connecting older people to the world | Technology | The Guardian There are now more pensioners than children under 16. … Continue reading

links for 2009-08-27

How does a German senior center stop alzheimer’s patients from wandering off? « Nudge blog It builds a phony bus stop outside its entrance. (tags: nudge behaviour ageing Alzheimer's design) Pitchfork: Articles: The Social History of the MP3 History of … Continue reading

links for 2009-08-25

FT.com / In depth – The A to Z of ageing Various anecdata on ageing (tags: ageing statistics)

links for 2009-08-05

northernireland-aboutus-events-livesentwined-3 ‘Britain & Ireland: Lives Entwined III’ is a book of essays exploring the complex web of relations that exist between Britain and Ireland. Commissioned and published by the British Council, it follows two successful volumes of the same name … Continue reading

links for 2009-07-18

Oldest WWI veteran dies aged 113 Mr Allingham, whose life has spanned three centuries and six monarchs, has five grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, 14 great-great grandchildren and one great-great-great grandchild. (tags: ageing centenarian)

links for 2009-07-15

Care: New ideas for old problems | Editorial | Comment is free | The Guardian Old age is awash with euphemism: on Monday the government launched its "building a society for all ages" strategy, complete with a "good place to … Continue reading

links for 2009-07-07

A golden era of government ageing policy is no utopian dream | Society | guardian.co.uk Alan Walker on ageing policy in the UK (tags: ageing policy UK)

links for 2009-06-30

Why is telecare not being taken up more widely | UK news | The Guardian Useful overview of telecare in the UK by someone who knows what he's talking about (tags: telecare technology ageing UK social_care) Pensions at a Glance … Continue reading

links for 2009-06-29

George Magnus: Britain is growing old and we’re not ready – Times Online Baby-boomers hitting retirement may not sound exciting next to the threat of countries disappearing into the ocean or drought wiping out food crops, but the threat is … Continue reading

links for 2009-06-29

FT.com / Magazine – First Person: Nick Page Nice first person piece on American's oldest rookie cop. (tags: reinventingretirement work ageing US)

links for 2009-06-28

theflatlakefestival.com > HOME Back, by popular demand and not the slightest bit put off by last year's drenching. (tags: Ireland Flatlake festivals arts music literary)

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