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Cyberpresse: “Une disquette? C’est quoi ça?” by Jean-Christophe Laurence (journalist) and Top Multimédia (producer) with the kids from the school St-Grégoire-le-Grand (Québec, Canada), November 23th, 2010 (©)

This video was picked up by the French newspapers Liberation and Le Monde. It was translated and uploaded on YouTube by user mthroser on December 21st, 2010. Since then it gathered a little bit more than half a million views. You’ll need to watch it using Flash Player if you want to see the subtitles (watch it on YouTube).

On a similar topic (kids and technologies), see also:

  • BBC NEWS Magazine: “Giving up my iPod for a Walkman” by Scott Campbell (June 29, 2009).The Magazine invited 13-year-old Scott Campbell to swap his iPod for a Walkman for a week.
  • The Business Insider | CHART OF THE DAY: “One Third Of U.S. 11-Year-Olds Have Cellphones” by Dan Frommer and Kamelia Angelova, Jan 19th, 2010
  • Laughing Squid: “A 2.5 Year-Old Uses an iPad for the First Time” by Todd Lappin, April 6th, 2010

    My iPhone-savvy 2.5 year-old daughter held an iPad for the very first time last night, and it turned out to be an interesting user-interface experiment.

  • And finally this exquisite Married To The See comic (“Old Phone”, originally published on December 29, 2007):

    "Old Phone" by Married To The See, Dec. 29, 2007

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