Searching for home

What is home? Home is where your family is. Where you feel most comfortable at with people you are comfortable with. A place in which you can be yourself and don’t have to worry about others judging you. A place where you feel safe. That should be the answer, but is that always the case?

Is Social Media Good For Children?

Social media plays a huge role in people’s lives these days. Wherever you go, you’ll see people staring at their phones, almost 24/7. People share a lot of their personal information on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat etc. (sometimes too personal, if you ask me…) There’s so many good things about social media and it makes our …

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This is no isle of bliss

“The police is investigating a stabbing that took place at a Sininauhasäätiö facility for the homeless” (HS 13.7.2019) “A big police operation in Töölö at Sininauhasäätiö facility for the homeless” (HS 14.11.2018) “Drug abusing Sininauhasäätiö inhabitants cause trouble at Töölö library” (HS 18.7.2018) The news are happy to tell what I think. Violence, crimes, drugs, …

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Hello everybody! Welcome to our blog! We are Monika, Nitika, Naina and Joy, social services students in Laurea University of Applied Sciences, Tikkurila Campus. We are about to start our adventure to go deeper into the issues related homelessness from different perspectives. Hopefully we generate some discussion about the topic. We would like to invite …

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AI, learning and the role of interaction

Artificial intelligence (AI) has a lot of promise for learning. However, most applications so far are using AI to replace human interaction while there are less examples of AI increasing the productivity of interaction. This article presents two retail cases that approach interaction from a different angle. Written by Teemu Ylikoski