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Score: 8
This Week and Hot Top 6 Examples: 8,423 Total Clicks Date Range: Nov 15 - Feb 17
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Increasingly humanized A.I. establishes widespread trust in technology
Implications - In today’s culture of digital migrants raising digital natives, there is not only an increasing reliance on hyperconnectivity, but also a shift towards endearment and full acceptance of technological presence within the roles of caretakers and safety providers. As artificial intelligence becomes increasingly humanized, we begin to recognize a spreading of unquestionable trust in technology as part of the home and even as part of the family. [More]
Score: 8.6
This Week and Hot Top 5 Examples: 12,097 Total Clicks Date Range: Jul 15 - Feb 17
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Philanthropic construction adopts an accessible approach
Implications - As consumer demand for corporate social good increases with the rise of Millennial and Gen Z power, construction companies are leveraging their ingenuity to create much needed refuge in developing countries. Architectural projects in these zones demonstrate creativity and adaptability from companies that challenge themselves to build fast, safe and low-cost buildings that, in turn, go a long way towards bringing awareness as well as relief to communities globally. [More]
Score: 6.1
This Week and Warm Top 4 Examples: 397 Total Clicks Date Range: Nov 16 - Feb 17
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Social media-driven movements surpass aesthetics and permeate ways of living
Implications - In the days before social media, big movements in pop culture were mostly centered around tangible items, such as clothing or music. The age of social media, however, places a focus on the whole lifestyle of the consumer, paving the way for niche movements based in a 360-degree way of life. [More]
Score: 6.2
This Week and Mild Top 6 Examples: 2,301 Total Clicks Date Range: Aug 15 - Feb 17
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The mild Mexican chili pepper finds a variety of culinary uses
Implications - In its various forms, poblano is a Mexican chili pepper that is steadily gaining popularity as a global ingredient based on its mild flavor and its ability to be easily integrated into dishes. In addition to denoting the underlying experimental nature of consumers when it comes to flavor, and in particular, spices, this progression proves that enhanced consumer knowledge of regional ingredients can lead to a heightened interest in the preparation process of a given dish, whether it is being experienced as a a menu item or being cultivated at home. [More]
Score: 8.1
This Week and Warm Top 4 Examples: 6,032 Total Clicks Date Range: Apr 16 - Feb 17
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Toy brands release high-tech solutions to encourage physical activity
Implications - As parents seek to cultivate a sense of both mental and physical wellness in their kids, toy brands are responding to this demand with high-tech toys that incentivize children to exercise. This shift illustrates that despite some parents' resistance to technology when it comes to their children, there's opportunity to change that approach when technology is paired with another benefit. [More]
Score: 8.4
This Week and Warm Top 5 Examples: 18,849 Total Clicks Date Range: Nov 15 - Feb 17
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Consumers consciously create cozy spaces that emphasize enjoying the home
Implications - Inspired by the Danish manifesto for cozy comfort, consumers in warm and cold countries alike are looking to surround themselves with plush fabrics, warm textures and soft furnishings that embrace users in a cushy hug. An extension of the style of Japanese minimalism popularized by Marie Kondo, the emerging prevalence of Hygge demonstrates a desire in consumers to surround themselves with objects that bring joy while increasing a sense of mindfulness in the home. [More]
Score: 7.3
This Month and Warm Top 4 Examples: 4,177 Total Clicks Date Range: Mar 16 - Feb 17
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Consumers looking to alleviate the boredom of routine find expression
Implications - Minimalist design and its concurrent lifestyle -- Marie Kondo's teachings, for example -- have risen in popularity due to information overload. As a backlash to this movement, a sub-segment of consumers is going in the opposite direction, seeking excess. This is an act of rebellion, but also a method of alleviating the boredom of routine through unabashed self expression. [More]
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Score: 7.5
This Month and Warm Top 5 Examples: 13,726 Total Clicks Date Range: Jun 16 - Feb 17
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Older Millennials engage in bucolic pastimes in a move toward simplicity
Implications - As older Millennials leave young adulthood behind in favor of their mid-30s, the desire to continue engaging in an act of play to blow off steam remains. This, combined with a fascination for simplicity as a backlash of over-digitization, has spawned an interest in more bucolic forms of leisure. [More]
Score: 5.1
This Month and Mild Top 4 Examples: 1,631 Total Clicks Date Range: Feb 16 - Feb 17
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The human-robot comparison comes closer with the development of senses
Implications - Currently, robots can appear, speak, and maybe even emote like human beings, bringing us closer to the imagined future than ever. The next step in this progress enables more sensory capabilities, such as touch. The more human robots can appear, the more openly they will be embraced by the mainstream consumer, ushering in a new industry in itself. [More]
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Score: 6.4
This Month and Warm Top 4 Examples: 4,736 Total Clicks Date Range: Oct 15 - Feb 17
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Robotics are used for visual and design purposes
Implications - The use of robotics in visual design signifies not only new opportunities for the technology, but a shift in the world of art and design toward productionization and profit. Use of robotics in any industry is intended to boost productivity. As industry applications of this technology increases, so to will the pace of industry. [More]