In a 2010, the late Steve Jobs responding to Nick Bilton’s question if his kids loved the iPad said, “They haven’t used it. We limit how much technology our kids use at home.Coming from the Apple co-founder who gave the world some of the most innovative and iconic tech products, his response sent out shockwaves.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, too talked about how there is a limited screen time for his children, which helps them get to sleep at a reasonable hour. “We didn’t give our kids cellphones until they were 14 and they complained other kids got them earlier,” the billionaire bookworm.
Facebook cofounder Mark Zuckerberg wrote after the birth of his second daughter in August 2017, he emphasised the importance to make time to go outside and play. He also hoped that his daughter will read Dr Seuss.
All three tech billionaires who have had so much impact in the way we use technology in our lives have but one single parenting advice on children’s use of technology — limit children’s exposure to technology.