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February 4, 2020
How Technology Can Save Kids From Technology

Smartphones have taken over as the main consumer electronics device that everyone uses. And this is true of children, too. Recent research has found that some 63% of American kids spend more than two hours a day on “recreational” smartphone screen time. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends limits on screen-based media for children 6 […]

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February 4, 2020
The “Smart” Assistant That Anyone Can Teach (or Program)

Smart speakers are great. But they can’t do everything. And people tend to be very specific and exacting about what they want their smart speakers to do. The Verge news editor Chaim Gartenberg, for example, recently lamented the inability of smart home assistants Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri to control home appliances on a timer […]

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February 4, 2020
Why We’re Building a Smart Speaker for Kids

My name is Kevin Elgan. I’ve been focusing on education technology (or technology education) for children my entire career, first at Tynker (which teaches kids to code), then Piper (which is a build-it-yourself computer for children). Since then I’ve had a daughter of my own which has led me to reevaluate the role of technology […]

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