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A generation of Digital Makers as coding comes to the fore

JWT Intelligence Trend Strategist, Will Palley reports from the “Contagious” magazine Now/Next/Why conference in New York City and discusses the shift from digital consumption to digital production. 

While the Maker movement is focused on old-fashioned, hands-on tinkering, we’re seeing the parallel rise of Digital Makers: a generation of coders who will start using their tech knowhow to build their own solutions and tools rather than waiting for someone else to do it for them. A presentation on the “Coding Generation” at Contagious magazine’s Now/Next/Why event in New York last week spotlighted the growing role coding is playing in culture, as an important technical skill and in the popular imagination. ...READ MORE

Trends Roundup: The world’s social media capital, stressed Millennials and luxe closets

Each Friday we package up the top trends, reports, articles and news bursts from the week. Our trends this week look at why Brazil is “the social media capital of the universe,”  Millennials disproportionally suffer high levels of stress and anxiety, and luxury closets are on the rise. Read about these trends and more on JWT Intelligence.

Trends Roundup: The P2P economy, graphene and the top emerging markets

Each Friday we package up the top trends, reports, articles and news bursts from the week. Our trends this week include the rise of peer-to-peer economy, the growing popularity of graphene ("the world's strongest material"), and the top 20 emerging markets according to Bloomberg Busienssweek. Read about these trends and more on JWT Intelligence.

Trends Roundup: CES 2013, ‘Generation LGBTQIA’ and totalitarian restaurants

Each Friday we package up the top trends, reports, articles and news bursts from the week. Our trends this week include CES 2013, a new perspective on gender from ‘Generation LGBTQIA’ and totalitarian restaurants. Read about these trends and others on JWT Intelligence.

Trends Roundup: JWT’s 10 Trends for 2013, hubbies doing housework and the anti-college movement

Each Friday we package up the top trends, reports, articles and news bursts from the week. Our trends this week include JWT Intelligence's 10 Trends for 2013, hubbies doing housework, and the anti-college movement. Read more at JWT Intelligence.

Trends Roundup: Chinese affluents, food trends and desk beds

Each Friday we package up the top trends, reports, articles and news bursts from the week. Our trends this week look at forecasts by the Boston Consulting Group that predict the number of Chinese affluents will double by 2020; new food trends in America geared toward "fast, fresh, flavorful"; and the bed becoming a second desk. Read more at JWT Intelligence.

Trends Roundup: African consumers, B Corps and modern monogramming

Each Friday we package up the top trends, reports, articles and news bursts from the week. Our trends this week include the rise of the African consumer, B corps, and modernized monograms. Read more at JWT Intelligence.

Trends Roundup: Africa’s new tech hubs, ‘granular level’ realness, and trendy food startups

Each Friday we package up the top trends, reports, articles and news bursts from the week. Our trends this week look at Africa’s new tech hubs, ‘granular level’ realness, and trendy food startups. Read more at JWT Intelligence.

Trends Roundup: ‘Dirty weather,’ cell dropping Americans, and WSJ’s ‘Next Big Things’

Each Friday we package up the top trends, reports, articles and news bursts from the week. Our trends this week include "dirty weather" as coined by Al Gore, cutting back or dropping cell phones altogether, and the 'Next Big Things' from the Wall Street Journal. Read more at JWT Intelligence.

Trends Roundup: World’s Most Powerful Women, the Cheapest Generation and ‘electronic narcotics’

Each Friday we package up the top trends, reports, articles and news bursts from the week. Our trends this week include the World's most powerful women, Millenials as  'the cheapest generation', and 'electronic narcotics'. Read more at JWT Intelligence.