Senior Programmers: Characteristics of Elderly Users from Stack Overflow
In this paper we present results of research about elderly users of Stack Overflow (Question and Answer portal for programmers). They have different roles, different main activities and different habits. They are an important part of the community, as they tend to have higher reputation and they like to share their knowledge. This is a great example of possible way of keeping elderly people active and helpful for society.
KeywordsElderly Stack Overflow Q&A Aging Online communities Programmers Crowdsourcing
This project has received funding from the European Unions Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 690962.
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