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My daughter was playing at phone calls the other day — she’s only four, so thankfully this involves an imaginary mobile phone, not a real one — with the usual preschooler babble within. But she’s clearly been listening to her daddy on the phone, as she closed each call with, and I quote:
 “Thanks. Can you also email me a product picture, please?”
Amazing. And somewhat worrying. She doesn’t even know what email is. Yet.

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Alex Kidman is a multi-award winning Australian technology writer, former editor at Gizmodo, CNET, GameSpot, ZDNet, PC Mag, APC, Finder and as a contributor to the ABC, SMH, AFR, Courier Mail, GadgetGuy, PC & Tech Authority, Atomic and many more. He's been writing professionally since 1998, and his passions include technology, social issues, education, retro gaming and professional wrestling.


  1. Give her time. Give her time…
    Almost as scarey as watching a 16 month old play phonecalls. With a real phone.

  2. Could be tricky — she’s very camera-savvy (something to do with having had photos taken from when she was about three minutes old), so catching her unawares might be a tough gig…

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