What My Daughter Taught Me About The Future Of Technology

What My Daughter Taught Me About The Future Of Technology

Microsoft's storyteller, Steve Clayton, weaves a tale about what he has been able to learn from his own child's explorations of new technologies.

Steve Clayton, Microsoft
  • 23 july 2011

I’ve been telling a story lately (apt given my job title is storyteller) about the use of changing landscape of technology in which our children are growing up. My first glimpses at technology as a child were things like huge VHS video recorders and the never ending comedy of coming up with rude words by typing numbers in to a calculator and turning it upside down. The first PC that entered our household ran at 8Mhz and had a 40mb hard disk – I remember writing COBOL programs on that machine for my computer studies class at age 15. Tedious stuff.

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