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

What Is More Influential On Digital Inequality? Sociodemographic Factors Or Devices? | Journal of Communication

Digital Divides From Access to Activities: Comparing Mobile and Personal Computer Internet Users Abstract Digital inequality can take many forms. Four forms studied here are access to Internet, use of … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

How Physicians Use Mobile Technology [Interactive Infographic]

Based on survey data collected from 100 physicians ZoomRX created this interactive infographic on how physicians use mobile technology and social media to improve health care: via ZoomRx – Super Physicians.

July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Measures Your Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) On Your Phone? – Alcohoot [VIDEO]

You want to know your or your clients Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC)? Maybe your iPhone, iPad or Androidphone can assist you if you add Alcohoot to it. Alcohoot is the … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Use Mobile Technology To Empower Woman Across The World – The SmartWoman Project [VIDEO]

The SmartWoman Project is a member-based mobile platform supporting the advancement of women around the world. Written by and designed by women, The SmartWoman Project enables women to receive learning … Continue reading

May 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

How To Bring Mobile Internet To Rural Underserved Areas In Africa – BRCK [VIDEO]

What is the BRCK? And how can it bring mobile internet to rural underserved areas in Africa or elsewhere. BRCK is a kickstarter project from Ushahidi – „a non-profit technology … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Mobile Apps for Kids: Disclosures Still Not Making the Grade – US Federal Trade Commission Report

The US Federal Trade Commission issued a new staff report, “Mobile Apps for Kids: Disclosures Still Not Making the Grade,” examining the privacy disclosures and practices of apps offered for … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Safe, Secure and Responsible Online – OnGuardOnline Offers Resources [INFOGRAPHIC][VIDEO] is the US federal government’s website to help educators, parents, techies, small business, military, and kids be safe, secure and responsible online. Therefore OnGuardOnline offers a wide range of resources … Continue reading

May 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mobile Messages To Empower Mothers – MAMA – The Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action [VIDEO][INFOGRAPHIC]

As it is Mother’s Day today it could be a good idea to have a look at the link between mobiles, mothers and social issues. In June 2012 we already … Continue reading

May 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cybercrime and Coffee Shops – Security Tips for Free Public Wifi

Sitting in a café, sipping a Frappuccino and doing some of your social work related stuff is an idea that I like very much. As more of my work becomes … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · 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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