No doubt that this technological phase has attracted children towards it. Every parent is concerned when asked about the gaming addiction or the social media addiction of their ward. But there are some who have gone beyond these and are actually mining cryptocurrency.
It was New York DealBook conference, when Google’s CEO, Sundar Pichai was asked about his opinion on how to manage the attraction of children towards technology, and how to keep an on-screen time check for children. He told the audiences that like every other parent he is also concerned about the growing attachment of children for technology and the screens in every house as well.
For this query, he shared a personal experience in which he said about his 11 years old son who forays the crypto sector. He got to know about this on one of his family occasions when he was discussing Bitcoin and suddenly his son interrupted. Kiran Pichai told his father that he was actually explaining Ethereum, not Bitcoin. The tech expert was surprised and continued to audiences that his son is actually mining Etherem.
At a very young age, Sundar Pichai’s son has been mining these cryptocurrencies and has more knowledge about other such as fiat currencies.
Not only this child but according to Ethereum World News, Google’s Co-Founder Sergey Brin also discovered that his 10 years old son had mined Ether. He told that “A year or two ago, my son insisted that we needed to get a gaming PC… I told him, ‘
Interestingly the children of these houses have been mining Ether. But Unlike Sundar Pichai, Sergey Brin is a fan of his son and the way his son is involved in the Crypto concepts and assets.
While Sundar Pichai confirms that his son has to learn more about how the paper currency actually works. While children of these tech giants are migrating towards Cryptocurrencies, sets a pace to a bright technical future.
Despite all these, it is a fact that cryptocurrency has witnessed an increasing rate almost it has grown up to 3300% to over $500 billion in 2017 alone. It signifies this area has not only limited to experts now. In a survey, almost 50% of the surveyed people knew about the cryptocurrencies.
Taking Japan, it has the highest cryptocurrencies ownership in the world. Cryptocurrencies have been popularized and are now in access to many people. Not only adults but the few children are also mining it. However, to start a massive adoption of cryptocurrencies we will need a proper infrastructure that will help them and also support them.
Pigzbe is a Swiss-based startup that helps kids to create a crypto wallet. This is aiming to be the first digital piggy bank for kids. Also