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Pew: Caregivers are top digital health users, but only 59 percent find online tools helpful | mobihealthnews

Posted on mobihealthnews by Jonah Comstock, Jun 20, 2013 New research from the Pew Internet and American Life Project shows that adults who are unpaid caregivers for a parent or … Continue reading

July 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Social networking sites and politics | Pew Internet & American Life Project

by Lee Rainie, Aaron Smith,   It turns out that birds of a feather don’t always flock together on social networking sites when it comes to politics. There is evidence in … Continue reading

August 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Disability in the Digital Age | Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project

According to a September 2010 survey by Pew Internet, nearly three in 10 American adults (27%) live with a disability that inhibits their daily functioning. The U.S. Census Bureau, which … Continue reading

August 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

About Two-in-Ten Americans Own Tablet Computers – Pew Research Center

About two-in-ten Americans (19%) said they owned a tablet computer in early 2012, almost twice as many as said they did near the end of 2011 (10%). Surveys by the … Continue reading

July 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

The rise of the ‘connected viewer’—half (52%) of adult cell phone owners use their phones while watching television | Pew Internet & American Life Project [STUDY]

Television’s solitary screen is being supplemented by multi-screen interactivity. Half of all adult cell owners (52%) have used their phones recently for engagement, diversion, or interaction with other people while … Continue reading

July 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Cell Internet Use 2012 | Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project

OVERVIEW 17% of cell phone owners do most of their online browsing on their phone, rather than a computer or other device. Most do so for convenience, but for some … Continue reading

June 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Numbers Behind Teen Video Habits [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Neha Prakash on Recently the Pew Research Center found that 95% of teens ages 12-17 were using the Internet. But their statistics found that a significantly smaller percentage … Continue reading

June 21, 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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