Fun aunt? maybe ๐Ÿคทโ€โ™€๏ธ ๐Ÿคทโ€โ™€๏ธ We launched what later became TechLit with Leli. She was 7 at the time. Back then we thought the way to promote tech literacy was to bring the internet to rural Africa. We downloaded terabytes of wikipedia, khan academy and any educational content you could think of to build our intranet servers. When people came to the lab we would type in the IP address and show them all our content. Leli memorized the IP address without our knowledge and when one of our friends came to the lab, she asked them if they wanted to see our content. When they agreed she opened up the browser typed in 192.168.1.2 and said "see, we have all this" . She only wanted to use the terminal because she saw us do it. She would open up the terminal and type Zawadi Prep, the school, over and over again. That was three years ago and she was only 7. Now at 10 years old and she is killing it at touching typing. I also think she is in the top 10% Super Tux 2 players. And for my nephew Kiki, I just met him a few weeks ago. I am still a stranger to him ๐Ÿ˜ฅ. He is very weary of strangers. But as soon as I open my laptop, he warms up to me really quick. He just wants to press the buttons. He is 14 months old and knows that keyboard keys are for pressing and plucking.

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