Off Message: When it comes to tech, it’s a kid’s world

The ‘adult’ media fell hook, line and sinker for a teenager’s deliberately ropey fake news experiment because we oldies just aren’t native to the internet, and never will be

1st November, 2020
Off Message: When it comes to tech, it’s a kid’s world
Kids native to the internet while we olds are still struggling with the remote controls, hoping to find a 11-year-old to guide us

I was sent a questionnaire online the other day. The questions were thoughtfully posed and detailed in scope, ranging from broad-strokes material (Do you have Netflix?) to more esoteric items (Do you like the Grinch?). I’m fully aware that this questionnaire came from a junior relative of mine, because she gave me her full title – excellent nicknames and all – when sending it. In a lovely effort to do something fun, to stave off...

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