Larry Magid speaks with Chris Carvalho, general manager of SmartyCard, which debuts at the Demo conference this week. Kids get parent-funded gifts when they perform well on activities.
SmartyCard, which is being launched at Demo, uses parents' money to reward kids for doing well in educational activities. Is that really a good way to get kids to learn?
The products we'll be eyeing at Demo 09, from a desktop client for aggregating social network activity to software for corporate crisis management.