Column: Turning babies into geeks? Say it ain’t so


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There are bad ideas, and then there are BAD ideas. The difference, of course, is in the potential for harm.

A recent prime example of the latter can be found in Fisher-Price’s decision to begin exposing America’s babies to the wonder of technology within weeks of entering the world.

What obviously seemed like a good idea at the time for one of the nation’s most respected manufacturers of educational toys is generating more than a little concern among those who think the rush to technological indoctrination has gone too far.

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