14th of April, 2014 (Monday)

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"Sure if that's what you call this thing"

Comments (11)

8th of October, 2014 (Wednesday)
i have a hard time using a keyboard and ive been typing since first grade!
14th of October, 2014 (Tuesday)
Xenophon Hendrix
Someone born in 1990 probably grew up using a keyboard.
15th of October, 2014 (Wednesday)
Not if they hadn't even heard of computers (and computers were being introduced into schools as early as the late 80's, at least over here in New Zealand, not sure about Aussie schools)
11th of November, 2014 (Tuesday)
@ newbie: I can tell!
23rd of January, 2015 (Friday)
Being a 90's/early 2000's kid, I can assure you they were around then. Pyjama Sam and Zoombini is forever etched into my nostalgia memory.
I was born in 1984. In 1990, I was programming on my 286 with GWBasic. And we had PacMan, DigDug, Space Invaders, and Digger. Later, also Alley Cat and Prince of Persia.
On the other hand, algebra has been around for several centuries already, so we can only assume this kid had some sort of depraved childhood.
17th of February, 2015 (Tuesday)
Weird, my first computer class in school was in 1983. Using LOGO in the 3rd grade.
8th of June, 2015 (Monday)
I wasn't trusted to use a computer (by my school) until fifth grade, around 11. I was born in the mid-nineties.
11th of June, 2015 (Thursday)
But even I knew how the keyboard worked. Even if it was hunt-and-peck.
22nd of July, 2015 (Wednesday)
Jr. and Sr. high schools would have computer labs by 2000, certainly, but I'm not even sure if that many Elementary schools have them today.
What's different between Charlie's time and 2017 is how common computers are in the home.
Interesting how Sam the Elder became a SysAdmin though. Clearly he got some heavy exposure to them at some point.
24th of July, 2015 (Friday)
My elementary school had a computer lab in the early 2000s, though I didn't learn to type until 7th grade.

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