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The Digital Mystique by Sarah Granger

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CHAPTER FIVE

THE SENIOR MOMENT

“I am living in the Google years. . . . When you forget something, you can whip out your iPhone and go to Google. The Senior Moment has become the Google moment, and it has a much nicer, hipper, younger, more contemporary sound, doesn’t it?”

—Nora Ephron, American writer

Growing up as a techie, I became the go-to person among friends and family, who came to me with questions about hardware, software, mobile devices, and recently social media. I never know when someone will call me or e-mail me with these questions. One day a few years ago, a close friend of the family decided that was her day to start using Facebook at age 70. She called and asked me for advice. I didn’t have time to help her right then, but I told ...

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