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‘Barbie’: the smart choice of toy?

Grossman, Wendy (2015) ‘Barbie’: the smart choice of toy? Parenting for a Digital Future (01 May 2015). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Robots are already far more pervasive than most people realise, from smart TVs to self-driving cars. As the introduction of ‘Smart Barbies’ could now also be invading our children’s privacy, Wendy M. Grossman explores the impact of such smart technology, and how we must not underestimate its risks. Wendy writes about the border wars between cyberspace and real life. She is the 2013 winner of the Enigma Award. Her website has an extensive archive of her books, articles, and music.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/parenting4digitalfuture/
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
L Education > L Education (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Sets: Collections > Parenting for a Digital Future
Date Deposited: 10 May 2017 10:46
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2019 23:23
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/76363

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