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2013 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was … Continue reading

January 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mobile Social Work says “Goodbye and see you soon” – New Projects

Dear friends of Mobile Social Work, As you may have mentioned I didn’t post very much the last weeks. There are some reasons for this that I would like to … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · 6 Comments

Time For A Break

Dear Friends of Mobile Social Work, Unfortunately I’ m too busy with other tasks to hold on to “A Post A Day”. The next weeks the posts will be published … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Public or Private? The Risks of Posting in Social Networks [INFOGRAPHIC]

Abigail Pichel (Technical Communications) – author at Trendlabs Security Intelligence Blog – published this handy infographic on risks of posting in social networks: via Public or Private? The Risks of Posting in … Continue reading

July 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Social Media Use of Older Adults: A Mini-Review

Social Media Use of Older Adults: A Mini-ReviewLeist A.K. Gerontology (DOI: 10.1159/000346818) Abstract Background: Maintaining social relationshipshas been defined as a core element of aging well. With a considerable amount of older … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Which Social Network would you choose to reach Teens? Tumblr or Facebook? (Part I)

If you want to reach out to young people via Social Networks one of the decisions you have to make developing your social media strategy is which social Network to … Continue reading

April 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

If tech companies made Easter candy… – The Joy of Tech

Snaggy, one of the makers of the The Joy of Tech comics, thought about what Easter Candy would look like if it was made by tech companies … via The Joy … Continue reading

April 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Happy Easter to all readers of Mobile Social Work

True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment. William Penn

March 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

YES! … Mobile Social Work got more than 500 likes and past the 1000 views/month

Thank you!

March 24, 2013 · 2 Comments
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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