Connecting Generations We all know that kids are digital natives but what happens when they impart their digital wisdom to an older generation? Brenda Rusnak set out to find out and the results are a magical documentary that’s destined to become a movement.
Someday robots may boss us around but for the moment, the kids are bossing them around learning a lot about programming and processes along the way. We’ll announce some of the newest of the breed and watch them in a robotic rumble.
Lego, Minecraft and Toca Boca are three Scandinavian brands that are all at the top of the charts in their respective categories. This is no coincidence, argues Toca Boca Play Designer, Jens Peter de Pedro. These toys and games trust children’s capabilities and provide them with the opportunity to act freely inside well-designed systems. Learn how your product could outperform its competitors, too.
Youth electronics are the fastest growing segment in the toy business, but both traditional and new approaches to selling toys are in a state of disruption. From app and online stores to brick-and-mortar toy stores and big box locations, we look at the challenges and the prospects for each. Tom Dusenberry, Dusenberry Entertainment and former CEO of Hasbro Interactive, joins in conversation with Richard Barry, Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer, Toys“R”Us, Inc., for a candid look at the trends and influences shaping the world of kids’ play today.
The home, not the office, is now the center of innovation. Whirlpool has been making homes run more efficiently for generations. Now that the smart home is here we look at how it’s affecting daily life.