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Making Good Digital Stuff for Kids Is Magic

Robin Raskin | Posted 12.10.2013 | Technology
Robin Raskin

For kids being digital is like breathing oxygen -- it's just something that you do. For the makers of quality kids digital media it's like being a gr...

CES 2014: What To Look Forward To

Shelly Palmer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

The 2014 International CES (January 7-10 in Las Vegas) is around the corner. Thinking back to last year's show, there were a few trends that stood out...

The Emotionally Intelligent Smart Home

Robin Raskin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Robin Raskin

Your smart home wants to understand you better. While earlier home-automation systems focused on boosting energy efficiency and convenience, today's versions go further, learning about your behavior and adapting themselves to your needs.

Forget About Parents: Tapping Into Grandparent Power

Robin Raskin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Robin Raskin

Parents are the world's busiest people. Carving out 15 minutes to read a bedtime story or play a game of Go Fish is not easy. But, grandparents have what parents do not: time and patience. And now, thanks to the Internet, they've got proximity, even if the kids are a continent away.

The Parent's Guide to College Kids Circa 2014

Robin Raskin | Posted 11.06.2013 | Technology
Robin Raskin

Just because you can, doesn't mean you should be in constant contact. Remember: They're going. You're staying. Advice is one thing. Helicopter parenting is another.

Eight Great Pieces of Gear to Take Kayaking

Robin Raskin | Posted 08.09.2013 | Technology
Robin Raskin

As the founder and producer of the Sports and Fitness Tech Summit at CES each year, I feel the need to take the tools of the high-tech outdoor sport...