16. September 2012

TAO Advisory & Evaluation Board Meeting

On the 11th September 2012, members of the TAO-Project Advisory and Evaluation Board met at the UN Volunteers Headquarters in Bonn, Germany. The event was the second one-day meeting of the board to discuss the project’s results and progress made … Continue reading 

9. September 2012

TAO Participation at AAL Forum 2012

AAL Forum 2012 – Tomorrow in sight: from design to delivery Delivering effective AAL services, creating new business opportunities and unfolding future policies for active and healthy ageing. 24 – 27 September 2012, Eindhoven, The Netherlands This year, the annual … Continue reading 

17. August 2012

Wikipedia for Seniors: Presentation at WikiCon 2012 (Austria)

Silberwissen (Silver Knowledge) is a project being run by WikiMedia Germany and its partners. The project, which started in 2011, hopes to encourage older people to become active Wikipedia authors. Continue reading 

9. August 2012

Active aging and Intergenerational Dialogue

A Challenge for the Danube Countries in a United Europe New directions in Seniors’ Education 8-10th of July 2012 – A European conference within the 8th International Danube Festival in Ulm/Neu- Ulm and the European Year of Active Ageing. The … Continue reading 

Elly presenting the Silver Knowledge approach at Wikimania 2012 15. July 2012

TAO at Wikimania 2012

Engaging more older people in Wikipedia and its sister projects is the objective of several actions and projects carried out within the framework of the project TAO and beyond. We took this year’s Wikimania in Washington DC as an occasion … Continue reading 

29. June 2012

Connected Technologies and Engaging Generations: Stijn Bannier

Stijn Bannier, the researcher in the TAO project, participated in the IFA 11th Global Conference on Ageing in Prague in May 2012 and gave a presentation on “Connected Technologies and Engaging Generations: Tweets, blogs, social networks and the digital divide”. … Continue reading 

31. August 2011

Grey Revolution: Motivating Older Persons to Participate in Wikipedia

How can we promote older persons’ (60+) access to online collaboration projects like Wikipedia? That is one of the main questions in the European research project Third Age Online (TAO). In formulating an answer to that question, we have two … Continue reading 


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