Tag Archives: Gen Z

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 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: The AI revolution, luxury hotels in Africa and ‘21st-century statecraft’

Each Friday we package up the top trends, reports, articles and news bursts from the week. Our trends this week include the AI revolution, luxury hotels in Africa and ‘21st-century statecraft’. Read more at JWT Intelligence.

Trends Roundup: Mobile privacy, digital Hollywood and American ‘tifo’

Each Friday we package up the top trends, reports, articles and news bursts from the week. Our trends this week include the apps and the issue of mobile privacy, digital Hollywood, and American soccer seeing more fan created spectacles, also known as "tifo" moments. Read more at JWT Intelligence.

Trends Roundup: Remaking ‘Made in China,’ nanotechnology in food and stay-at-home dads

Each Friday we package up the top trends, reports, articles and news bursts from the week. Our trends this week include the remaking of 'Made In China', nanotechnology in food, and rising popularity of stay-at-home dads. Read more at JWT Intelligence.

Vote for JWT’s SXSW 2013 Panels!

It feels like we just unpacked from Austin, but we are already ramping up for another great year at SXSW Interactive 2013. We’ve put together some must-see sessions to share next year, but we need your votes for a chance to present! Read on to explore our full list of panels. ...READ MORE

Trends roundup: ‘Emerging adults,’ digital health and offbeat ice-cream

Each Friday we package up the top trends, reports, articles and news bursts from the week. Our trends this week include the life stage dubbed "emerging adulthood", investing in digital health, and growing popularity of offbeat ice cream flavors. Read more at JWT Intelligence.

Trends roundup: Women having it all, Chinese metrosexuals and FLAPers

Each Friday we package up the top trends, reports, articles and news bursts from the week. Our top trends this week examine female success, the rise of metrosexuals in China and U.K. FLAPers (Financially Liberated and Positively Single). Read more at JWT Intelligence.

Trends Roundup: Tech villains, ‘tweens’ secret lives online and men’s briefs

Each Friday we package up the top trends, reports, articles and news bursts from the week. This week’s biggest trends include tech villains, the secret lives of 'tweens' online, and a peek at the men's underwear market. Read more at JWTIntelligence.