Jonah Beger, author of “Contagious, Why Things Catch On” Excellent talk, looks like he has studies on his website and the book is very good.
Instead I saw Myriam Joire, talk about wearables and context, biggest take away is not a new one – many sensors are greater than the sum of their parts.
There were tables of children building drones, hah, let the govt try to regulate drones when every school child can build one. Robots were plentiful, as were large 3d printers.
Gigabot, very large 3D printers 24″^3
TI is making lots of cool sensors
TI LaunchPad, robot building kits