Quelle: Internet goes Ländle 17. September 2013

People 60+ can benefit from online communities

The 60-plussers of today are more active and socially connected than ever before. But what happens with all their social contacts when they stop working or become less mobile? The TAO-team showed that 60plussers have a lot to gain from joining online communities. Continue reading 

SENIOR~1 30. August 2013

“Be Brave!”: Silver Knowledge in Germany

This summer, the Wikipedia-course “Das kleine Wikipedia 1×1” (The Wikipedia Basics) took place at the University of the Third Age in Cottbus (Germany); organised by the project TAO with Wikimedia Germany. Results? A self-written, collaborative Wikipedia article and the confidence to continue contributing to Wikipedia. Continue reading 

Bild_Blog-14 16. August 2013

Dare to be wise

Sapere aude – Dare to be wise! Findings from the PEER project research flow into the TAO Community of Practice. Continue reading 

Bild_Mirage_Hotel_Las-Vegas 9. August 2013

TAO at international conference on human-computer-interaction in Las Vegas

The research activities within the TAO-project have received international attention and positive reception. Dirk Richter (along with Stijn Bannier from Maastricht) was invited to present the results of the TAO-survey on Internet usage and Web 2.0-participation of seniors the ‘Human-Computer Interaction International’-Conference (HCII 2013) in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Continue reading 

5235140f88 30. July 2013

Can technical support contribute to a better life?

Junior scientists discuss with experts and seniors in Ulm about the advantages and challenges of systems that may technically assist older people. Continue reading 

Bild_Blog_11 30. July 2013

A twin track towards project wrap-up

The final work towards the project finish is being coordinated on two tracks, with a public symposium in Bern and a presentation of project findings to experts in Norrköpping (Sweden). Continue reading 

Gebäude fgb_3 19. July 2013

TAO Final Conference: register now!

We invite you to join us at the Final Conference of the project TAO, which will take place on September 12th at the “Freies Gymnasium” in Bern. Participation is free of charge, but registration is required. The language of the conference will be German. Continue reading 


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