Episode 111: Why Steve Jobs Didn’t Let His Kids Use An iPad

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The people who know the most about tech devices seem to put much stricter limits on their kids’ use of tech.

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What do tech inventors and CEOs and other Silicon Valley types know that the rest of us don’t? (Or just don’t seem to care about?) Why do so many people who work in tech put strict limits on how their kids use tech? We talk about habits, willpower, and the dangers of frictionless tech.

Episode Links

Tech Bigwigs Know How Addictive Their Products Are. Why Don’t The Rest Of Us? by Adam Alter – Wired


If You Have 29 Credit Cards, You’re Probably A Millennial, by Rob Copeland – WSJ

Habit Hub app

We found 3 of the best political apps that make it easy to have your voice heard, by Liz – Cool Mom Tech

Freedom app and extension


S-Town Podcast

Little girl shuts down a salesperson who asks her to choose a different doll


Thirteen Reasons Why, by Jay Asher

13 Reasons Why on Netflix

Jewish Cooking In America, by Joan Nathan

Vegetarian matzah ball soup, by Jennifer Perillo – In Jennie’s Kitchen

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