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LEGO Brick Timeline: 50 Years of Building Frenzy and Curiosities
"The LEGO brick turns 50 at exactly 1:58 p.m. today, January 28, 2008. This timeline shows these 50 years of building frenzy by happy kids and kids-at-heart, all the milestones from the LEGOLAND themed sets to TECHNIC and MINDSTORMS NXT, as well as all kinds of weird curiosities about the most famous stud-and-tube couple system in the world."
LEGO  openinnovation  convergence  infographics  design  history  toys 
january 2012 by dunc
Open Innovation, crowdsourcing and the rebirth of LEGO | Open Your Innovation
"The turnover of the Danish group has increased by 38% in 2008 to reach 182 million Euros. However, LEGO, having experienced the first loss in its history in 1998, recorded a historic loss of 188 million Euros in 2003, fewer than 6 years. The LEGO group has managed to rectify the situation by dramatically revisiting its innovation policy and its relationship with the user of LEGO, including turning to open innovation and crowdsourcing." Some insights into how LEGO reinvented their company.
convergence  openinnovation  LEGO  community  toys  business  crowdsourcing 
october 2010 by dunc
Building Robots Builds Scientists
Building Robots Builds Scientists
FIRST's Robotics Competition helps inspire middle and high school students to pursue careers in math and science
robotics  faraday  lego 
april 2007 by dunc
FIRST LEGO League UK
POWER PUZZLE - 2007 Challenge Theme Alternative Energy Resources - Meeting the Global Demand. Explore how energy production and consumption choices affect the planet and our quality of life today, tomorrow, and for future generations.
faraday  robotics  lego 
april 2007 by dunc

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