Old Age Open Source Initiative
Nov 20, 2007, 02:30 (0 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Bill
Andad for this link. ]
"The University of Miami in the US has got together with the
University of Dundee in Scotland to work with IBM on a project to
develop open source software designed specifically to address the
needs of older people, and help them to adapt to and remain
productive in the 21st century workplace.
"While I can certainly see that workforces in many developed
countries are aging, and at the same time the pool of available
younger workers is often shrinking fast, I am not convinced that
the answer to lost skills and knowledge as this older workforce
retires sits with software, open source or not..."