Gigglebit: kids these days …

10 Jun 2014158 Views

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Following on the heels of the now famous YouTube video where kids of today react to the old disk-drive computers of 20 or 30 years ago, we thought this cartoon catches the mood perfectly:

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Computer disc image via Shutterstock

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