ideas, innovations and apps for social work in the age of smartphones and social media 

TEXTING & DRIVING …IT CAN WAIT | Initiative 4 Teens About The Dangers [VIDEO]

The initiative TEXTING & DRIVING … IT CAN WAIT works on raising the awareness on how fatal texting and driving can be by asking to join the movement pledging to … Continue reading

August 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Videogame Composed Of Pain And Hope – THAT DRAGON, CANCER [VIDEO]

Usually we focus on the use of mobile devices and social media. As gamification and serious games are trends that often link to these topics I could not resist to … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Digital Diary: Talking About Death Online –

by Jenna Wortham, New York Times Posting about a personal loss online makes people — both the poster and the readers — uncomfortable. No one wants to see morbid thoughts … Continue reading

July 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Technology is changing how Americans remember the dead –

Mourning becomes electric: Tech changes the way we grieve By Laura Petrecca, USA TODAY Updated 20h 37m ago A video camera, audio files and blogging software all helped Diane DiResta … Continue reading

May 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

My wife’s fight with cancer

Photographer Angelo Merendino maintains a Facebook page called, “My Wife’s Fight with Breast Cancer,” posting often, even after his wife passed away last December.

May 31, 2012 · Leave a comment
Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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