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Technology for seniors – new web series

/ 09:30 AM January 30, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC –- A new web series instructs people who are 50-plus how they can embrace technology. “Technology: It’s Not Just a Guy Thing,” which takes a look at how technology can empower people of all ages and change their lives, is debuting at www.aarp.org/guykawasakivideos.

Technology entrepreneur and writer Guy Kawasaki is teaming up with AARP for the series hosted by Gil Asakawa, AARP/Asian American Journalists Association Social Media Fellow.

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“Technology: It’s Not Just a Guy Thing” will focus on the art of innovation, social media, the fundamentals of graphic design and how digital media is changing the way information is consumed. New episodes will premiere every three weeks until the end of March.

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Tech guru Guy Kawasaki. AARP PHOTO

“AARP shares my passion for helping people master technology,” said Guy Kawasaki. “Digital tools are creative, empowering, and entertaining and help us stay productive and connected.”

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“People age 50 and over are hungry for information about technology that they can understand and use,” said Daphne Kwok, AARP Vice President of Multicultural Markets and Engagement for the Asian American and Pacific Islander Audience. “Guy Kawasaki, a pioneer in the technology industry, is the perfect person to help us go in depth on topics that are relevant to everyone.”

Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of Canva, an online graphic design tool. Formerly, he was an advisor to the Motorola business unit of Google and chief evangelist of Apple. He is also the author of The Art of Social Media; The Art of the Start; APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur, Enchantment, and nine other books. Kawasaki has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College.

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