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“Hey Google, play me some children’s music.” My son is growing up in a different galaxy from me. I try hard to manage his “screen time” but most days I find him with both our iPads, Netflix on the left and a game on the right, while navigating the television, kettle and lights with voice commands. 

“Dad! The internet is down!” Oh, the worst punishment imaginable! I want him to build puzzles and play in the garden, and he does, but I also want him to stay ahead of the technological curve. Irrelevance is what Yuval Noah Harari warns us about in his best-selling book Sapiens. If we do not stay abreast with technology — at least from a labour perspective — we risk becoming irrelevant...

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