Technology is Changing the Childhood We Once Knew

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IF YOU THINK millennials – those born in 1980-2001 – are selfie-taking hipsters, well, think again. Many are now parents to Generation Alpha (2010-2025); the generation that commenced the same year Instagram and the iPad came into existence. And as YouTube replaces MTV and Saturday morning cartoons, and toy trucks and traditional games are exchanged for apps, it is starting to dawn on millennial parents that their children’s childhoods will be very different from their own. As a boy, engineer Wan Nor Rashidi used to spend a lot of time outdoors with his friends learning how to skate, fly kites or hang ...

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