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Facebook’s app for kids should freak parents out

Messenger Kids, its first grab at the under-13 crowd, is not to be trusted. After all, you’ve seen how the company treats adults. Continue reading on MIT Technology Review » GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s been working on the field for the last 6 years. […]

Six Screen-Time Studies That Changed My Parenting Approach

Photo: Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash Screen time is one of the biggest headaches in my parenting life, and it’s only gotten more stressful as my two sons have gotten older and more capable with consoles, tablets, and computers. In fact, the overriding theme of Christmas 2017 in my house was a […]

Good Digital Parenting Is the Challenge of Our Age

Photo: Stuart Dredge “I don’t have a kid, but I have a nephew that I put some boundaries on. There are some things that I won’t allow; I don’t want them on a social network.” Uncle Tim — aka Tim Cook, CEO of Apple — certainly isn’t alone in thinking hard about how children are […]

No Mercy / No Malice: 12 Questions for Big Tech

Weekly musings from  — me, my dad, and 400 midshipmen. I noticed the handsome uniforms, the fitness of the men ( to get weekly musings in your inbox. Originally published at www.l2inc.com. GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s been working on the field for the last 6 years. […]

Should Children Form Emotional Bonds With Robots?

For better and worse, toys powered by AI are becoming an intimate part of kids’ lives. Continue reading on The Atlantic » GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s been working on the field for the last 6 years. Currently focusing on mobile app development and IoT. […]