University of Hertfordshire

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Silver Surfers: Social Inclusion or Exclusion in a Digital World

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Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationHatfield
PublisherUniversity of Hertfordshire
Commissioning bodyMicrosoft
Number of pages71
Publication statusPublished - 31 Aug 2008


When one considers the population profile of a country, no longer is the emphasis upon mortality rates of younger people. As the years progress, enhancements to the quality of life have led to an increasingly ageing society. The emphasis globally has changed to provision for all age groups as a result. In this report, we determine how Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are being introduced through programmes by a variety of agencies into the lives of one particular population group – the silver surfer. The context of this report is the United Kingdom


Funded and commissioned by Microsoft's Unlimited Potential Programme, with contributions from Citizens Online and UH. This report was the output from the project.

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