Eline Kwantes

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Designing for Kids, Then and Now

<b>In the following excerpt from her new book, Design for Kids: Digital Products for Playing and Learning (available now from Rosenfeld Media), Debra</b> …

Kids

Interactive Projector | Interactive Floor | Interactive Wall | Interactive Tables

Engagement for kids is not child's play <br>Range of interactive games and effects from TouchMagix<p>Parents & Teachers alike are struggling with several …

Kids

Living Lego Sets Create Easy To Build Robots For Kids

TinkerBots is a robotic building set with a central cube and kinetic modules that can be added for infinite combinations.<p>TinkerBots is a building set …

How Stephen Wolfram plans to reinvent data science & make wearables useful (interview)

The Wolfram Language will become publicly available in the next few weeks, Wolfram Research founder Stephen Wolfram promised in a recent keynote at SXSW.<p>In that keynote, he demonstrated a few of the Wolfram Language’s amazing powers: In response to nearly natural-language queries, it’s able to …

The 'Brain App' That's Better Than Spritz

We all have so much to read these days. Wouldn't it be nice if we could read it <i>faster</i>? The possibility that this fond wish could actually be granted by technology is what's driving the buzz about Spritz, a new speed-reading app that debuted at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last month and …

De laatste cijfers van het socialmediagebruik in Nederland

Voor de productie van het hoofdstuk over socialmediamarketing in het nieuwe Marketingfacts Jaarboek was het weer tijd voor een update van de cijfers …

Parenting In The Age Of Apps: Is That iPad Help Or Harm?

When it comes to media, parents all want to know: How much is too much for my child?<p>Dr. Dimitri Christakis, a pediatrician, professor and father of two, has spent a lot of time thinking about the effects of media on young children.Christakis tells NPR's Arun Rath that not all TV is bad.<p>Some …

How to make Android child friendly

Android tablets and smartphones are ever more popular. And that means your child might well get their small hands on one of them at some point.<p>While …

Physical activity guidelines for children - Live Well

<b>How much physical activity do children under 5 years old need to do to keep healthy?</b><p>Being physically active every day is important for the healthy …

NOM Kids Monitor: kinderen zijn ware media-omnivoren, maar spelen ook graag buiten

Vandaag presenteerde NOM (Nationaal Onderzoek Multimedia)* de resultaten van de <b>eerste NOM Kids Monitor</b>. Dit multi-client onderzoek** is uitgevoerd …

The 'Internet of Toys': Toymail Connects Kids to Their Loved Ones

From the app-based Nickster to the electronic building blocks of Littlebits, toys are making leaps and bounds in cool factor. Launched this morning …

Jawbone’s New Wristband Adds You to the Internet of Things - MIT Technology Review

On Wednesday, Jawbone introduced the latest version of its Up wristband, a rubber-coated device and associated smartphone software for tracking …

Scientists Have Developed A Way For Us To Taste The Internet

If you could lick the Internet, what would it taste like? Researchers at the National University of Singapore have developed a simulator that uses electrodes to fool taste receptors by reproducing salty, sweet, sour, and bitter sensations.<p>Digital Taste Interface works using alternating currents and …

Futuristic Nissan 3E Wearable Device

<b>Nissan 3E wearable device</b> will be unveiled at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show. It looks like Google glass will have a new competitor. At first sight, this …

Wearable Tech

The first person in the world to become a government-recognized cyborg

Neil Harbisson is the first person on the planet to have a passport photo that shows his cyborg nature — in his UK passport, he's wearing a …

Color Blindness

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

Your doctor is going digital: What the rise of medtech means for you

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Five years into the future, doctors will be empowered with a wide array of exponential technologies and will become the most …

5 tips for creating great mobile app user interfaces

<i>Parham Aarabi</i> <i>teaches a graduate course on Advanced Mobile User Interfaces</i> and is the CEO of ModiFace.<p>When conceptualizing your mobile app’s user interface, there are a few things that you should keep in mind. Some of the basic things such as clarity of interface, consistency from one view to the …

Life After Barbie: Why Mattel Isn't Scared Of iPads And Video Games

Head ten minutes south of LAX on the 405, exit at El Segundo and you’ll blunder upon a 200,000-square-foot concrete bunker lurking among the strip malls in this seedy bit of Los Angeles County. The low-slung structure, surrounded by a black iron fence, was once an aircraft parts factory. It now …

What (Most) Schools Fail to Teach

What if there was something schools could do that was scientifically shown to promote emotional resilience, physical health and academic performance? But what if only a few schools had started to incorporate it into their curriculum?<p>As a physician-in-training, I'm passionate about finding ways to …

Mindfulness