TODAY | October 14, 2013
>>> is a dying art and people don't know how to do it anymore. apparently typing too. apparently there's a new push because little kids, kids growing up in this generation they know how to do the texting thing. they can swipe but they cabot text.
>> you can't type a paper on an ipad, right?
>> no, you can't. but the idea is more and more schools are introducing it earlier and earlier which is great but they're still teaching cursive as well. so i just wondered --
>> we had a keyboard.
>> it has to be plugged in.
>> yeah, there's been a lot of trash talking about who is the better typist here at the table. because everybody thinks willie is; we had a competition and willie won hands down.
>> it's the nerdiest trash talk of all time.
>> oh, no.
>> but he just made it look like, yeah, i'm bad.
>> yeah, apparently they're thinking about teaching kids starting as early as kindergarten.
>> they're learning how to swipe by the time they're two.
>> if they started that early imagine how many typing contests they might win later in life.
>> i'm glad we had this.
>> yeah that worked.
>> the point i was making is do you think kids of this generation are going to grow up and not know how to type?
>> i hope not.
>> it feels like they know how to type sooner than we knew how to type.
>> i took mine in 8th