Issue number eighty-seven (March 2008) in a series of Signposts sent by the U3A International Group UK and U3AOnline Australia, once a month, to any and all U3A members anywhere in the world.
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|IAUTA/AIUTA, the International Association of Universities of the Third Age, are very pleased to announce that their newly designed website at http://aiuta.org is now available. Completely overhauled by our webmonger Tom Holloway, it contains details of our next International Congress/Conference to be held in Turin in September 2008.|
|In 2020 there will
be more of us in the UK over 65 than those under 20. See http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/4045261.stm
of an academic study by some Academics http://research.microsoft.com/
sds/papers/Wyche_et_al_CHI07.pdf (Thank you Alan Brodrick Thameside U3A)
|Beyond Wikipedia: 19
Links You Can't Do Without http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/
19-references-you-can-t-do-without.aspx (Thank you Peter Sinclair - U3A Harrow UK)
|Gardening Groups: Reach out to your local community with the Royal Horticultural Societys Britain in Bloom website at http://www.rhs.org.uk/britaininbloom/index.html|
|TECHNICAL TOPICS: Sci/Tech
Groups: the NASA website continues to add useful lesson plans. See http://education1.nasa.gov/
|http://www.technologyreview.com/ Technology Review, brainchild of MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, presents a list of the 10 technologies that they think are most likely to change the way we live.|