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Noah will never know a life without iPods. That’s just weird to me. As I type, he’s sitting on the couch behind me playing PocketGod on his iPod Touch. After an eventful morning, he asked if he could have some time to play on it. I told him sure, if he’d put all the shoes away and straighten the couch cushions.

When I was a kid, iPods didn’t exist. In fact, digital music didn’t even exist. I was born in 1980, just after 8-track tapes lost their sizzle and cassette tapes became the new thing. I doubt that Noah will ever hold an 8-track tape, a cassette tape, a VHS tape, a Hi8 tape, or any kind of tape besides Scotch or duct tape. The world is only going to become more digital, not less (with the exception of the book industry, I hope).

A world without iPods. These little devices are everywhere, attached to everything. It’s hard to remember the time of my life (the majority of my life) when they didn’t exist. I’ve got iPod connections in my truck, on all of my home sound systems, my alarm clocks, and on the receiver for my entertainment system. There’s not much of anywhere I can’t plop it onto the dock and crank up whichever tunes I want (out of thousands), whenever I want.

That got me thinking…

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Dan Pearce is an American-born author, app developer, photographer, and artist. This blog, Single Dad Laughing, is what he's most known for, with more than 1.4 million daily subscribers as of 2017. Pearce writes mostly humorous and introspective works, as well as his musings which span from fatherhood, to dating, to life, to the people and dynamics of society. Single Dad Laughing is much more than a blog. It's an incredible community of people just being real and awesome together!