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Dave Wallace from the Huffington Post explains why playful technology appeals to our inner-child.

What was also interesting was seeing how my kids reacted to the Drones. They loved it – and thought it was the most natural thing ever. In their lives, seemingly outlandish technology has been normalised.

Technology is fun. Technology is largely driven by grown men who played Sonic the Hedgehog as children and now create new, playful forms of technology. The iPad has a much younger audience than intended and Drones may also hold a fascination for children.

I wonder if my family are reaching saturation point with trying to have fun with technology? The answer, I think, is no. They can’t get enough.

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