[ExI] ok geezer, was: RE: Meta question again

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 27 14:09:20 UTC 2016

 I don't think it's outside the realm of possibility for the
cloud service to respond with "you've told me this story before" or "the
last time you told me that anecdote, this detail was different".

I may have some possible solutions to the problem of listening to a story
for the 10th time in an hour.  But I have never been around a person with
serious cognitive decline.

So, let me ask?  Are they distractible?  That is, are they easily led into
a different line of thought or conversation?   bill w

On Sat, Aug 27, 2016 at 8:58 AM, BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 27 August 2016 at 03:34, spike  wrote:
> <snip>
> > Now let's get going, shall we?  I am struggling to put together some
> Python
> > skills, perhaps to rise to the level of scarcely adequate.  I can do a
> hash
> > table I suppose, otherwise I am open to counter-suggestion from my
> software
> > superiors.  If I use the DAVAI^3 again, I don't intend any disrespect
> nor am
> > I talking down to anyone; merely shrieking impatiently for my colleagues
> to
> > get our asses out of bed and get them moving.
> >
> <http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-08/msu-wdd082516.php>
> Quote:
> What digital divide? Seniors embrace social technology
> Michigan State University  25-Aug-2016
> Contrary to popular belief, older adults enjoy emailing, instant
> messaging, Facebook and other forms of social technology. Not only
> that, but such online networking appears to reduce seniors' loneliness
> and even improve their health.
> A new study by Michigan State University researcher William Chopik
> finds that social technology use among older adults is linked to
> better self-rated health and fewer chronic illnesses and depressive
> symptoms. The findings are published online in the journal
> Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking.
> "Older adults think the benefits of social technology greatly outweigh
> the costs and challenges of technology," said Chopik, assistant
> professor of psychology. "And the use of this technology could benefit
> their mental and physical health over time."
> -------------
> Getting old geezers online seems to be an immediately available 'good
> thing'.
> BillK
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