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Study: Kids Are the Road to Tech Innovation

Study: Kids Are the Road to Tech Innovation

Over the course of 2010, Latitude Research completed a multi-phase innovation study, Children’s Future Requests for Computers and the Internet, asking kids across the world to draw the answer to this question: “What would you like your computer or the Internet to do that it can’t do right now?” This study is part of a larger research initiative…

Tech for Transit: What Happens if You Give Up Your Car For a Week?

Tech for Transit: What Happens if You Give Up Your Car For a Week?

If you mainly rely on an automobile to get around, ask yourself this question: What kind of improvements to public transit or new service offerings would make me go car-less? A public transit mobile app with real-time, open data available? A city-wide bike-sharing program? A more efficient ride-sharing community? How about something as basic as…

Where Else in the World Will Kids Think to Put the Web? [VIDEO]

Where Else in the World Will Kids Think to Put the Web? [VIDEO]

Latitude and ReadWriteWeb recently published a two-part results series on our open innovation study, “Children’s ‘Future Requests’ for Computers and the Internet,” which asked kids 6-12 years of age to ideate future Web technology concepts.
Latitude created this video to sum up the study’s key findings and big pathways for research, innovation…