Re-thinking Technology for older persons
Lecture for the HiOA International Summer School on Universal Design of ICT.
The main objective of this presentation is to discuss the political, ideological and ethical implications present on technology design focusing the case of population ageing.
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As promised, a list of additional references on design, urban design and population ageing:
Arch, Adrew. 2008 “Web Accessibility for Older Users: A Literature Review”. Available here.
Aslaksen, Finn, Steinar Bergh, Olav Rand Bringa, and Edel Kristin Heggem. 1997. “Universal Design: Planning and Design for All.” The Norwegian State Council on Disability. Available here.
BLID. 2009. “Norway Universally Designed by 2025”. Norwegian Ministry of Children and Equality. Available here.
Costa, Pedro, and Ricardo Lopes. 2013. “Urban Design, Public Space and Creative Milieus: An International Comparative Approach to Informal Dynamics in Cultural Districts.” Cidades, Comunidades E Territórios 0 (26). doi:10.7749/citiescommunitiesterritories26300.
Damodaran, Leela, and Wendy Olphert. 2013. Sustaining IT use by older people to promote autonomy and independence (Sus-IT). Link.
Farrelly, Lorraine. 2014. “Redefining, Reinventing and Realigning Design for Demographic Change.” Architectural Design 84 (2): 8–13. doi:10.1002/ad.1722.
Hujala, Anneli, Sari Rissanen, and Susann Vihma, eds. 2013. Designing Wellbeing in
Steinfeld, Edward, and Jordana Maisel. 2012. Universal Design: Creating Inclusive Environments. John Wiley & Sons.
I would also like to recommend this very interesting project:
Note: Update on 14.07.2015 (new links)