Saturday, November 7, 2009, 11/7/2009 (Juan Gilbert)

Grant to Clemson to fund software that is senior-friendly. Only about 35 percent of Americans 65 and older are Internet users, according to the Pew Research Center, and a Clemson University computer scientist thinks there’s a reason for that. In preliminary studies, older citizens found the use of a mouse and keyboard involved a large amount of hand-eye coordination and was “something of a hindrance,” said Juan Gilbert, a Clemson computer science professor. [NOTE: Juan is a member of BDPA Cincinnati chapter]

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