Newsletter – August 2013

From the new Editor’s diary:  How is it that kids seem to have no trouble with technology kids with smartphonesthat leaves their elders flabbergasted? I think it’s because kids have no inner voice saying ‘You can’t do this, you’re too dumb!’ and other discouraging thoughts. They haven’t lost their natural curiosity, life hasn’t taught them they may fail!  And as they explore they get the added benefit of our admiration!  So the moral is (and you’ve heard this before somewhere) ‘Be like a little child!’ Enter into the adventure, explore, experiment, get absorbed!  It’s just a toy; you can’t break the silly thing!

Well, since joining SeniorNet   I have plucked up the courage to buy first a smartphone, then more recently a tablet. Oh, and earlier this year I finally got

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