Should "we" be scared of 16 year olds?
The older we get the further we seem to get from understanding teenagers, yet they are already designing, developing and creating the future at a remarkable pace. More-so than ever, this impressionable audience has access to content way above their maturity and technical skills that far outweigh our own. Should we (as industry leaders and parents) have reason to feel threatened, apprehensive or down-right scared of this generation.
More and more young people are beginning their careers in startups; does this make them a threat to our jobs? How do we moderate widespread increases in extremism among the young and unprecedented access to information? How do we keep up with how they consume & share information?
Or, as a generation of very young innovators and pioneers, could the opposite be said to be true; that we instead should feel encouraged & inspired by the force of this group in our society.