By Josh Leffler Josh Leffler lives in Chapel Hill and is in sixth grade. He's a big fan of Apple and other technology. His favorite book series is Harry Potter, and his favorite food is sushi. He also loves chocolate.
  • Back To School!

    August 28, 2012 at 11:39 am

    Back to school is a happy time for some and an unhappy time for others. Personally, I love it.   For some reason, having new school supplies feels really good. Then, walking in on the first day and meeting your teachers is just so much fun.   But for me, the most exciting thing this […]

  • Progress of Technology

    August 21, 2012 at 9:44 am

    If you read my column a couple of weeks ago, you’ll remember that I talked about the history of the personal computer, extending back into the 1970’s. But I’m only 10, so most of the things I talked about, I wasn’t around for. In fact, virtually the only computers I can remember are today’s powerful, […]

  • Hello! I'm Not Two Years Old!

    August 10, 2012 at 10:13 am

    Think back to when you were a kid, maybe ten years old or so. You went on a field trip, you went to someone’s house, it doesn’t matter where. But, when you met a new person, did he or she ever talk to you in a way that made you think, “This person obviously thinks […]

  • Looking Back at the History of the Personal Computer

    August 7, 2012 at 9:29 am

    When we look back to the first personal computer – the Apple I – we do not see today’s machines. What we see is the beginning of the first great age of computers. The Apple I sparked other companies to start producing personal computers. For instance, Microsoft licensed a copy of its Windows operating system […]

  • High Score! My Take on Video Games

    July 31, 2012 at 9:16 am

    Video games. Those are the two favorite words of most kids. Your kids seemingly can sit in front of a Wii, Xbox, Nintendo DS, and so on, for the whole day. Now think back to the days when your weekends were spent with your nose in a book, at a soda fountain with your friends, […]

  • iPad 3rd Generation

    July 23, 2012 at 5:41 pm

    Hi there! I’m Josh Leffler – the son of the person who writes the $avvy $pender column and the person who co-owns 1360/97.9 WCHL and I’m 10 years old and, at this time, am going into fifth grade. I love sushi, Apple Inc., and Chapel Hill.   I’m a big technology fan, so I’ll […]