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Hugo Cabret: My Technology North Star

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You know what I like about Hugo Cabret? Guy is always on the cutting edge of technology. Whether it’s vintage automatons (see above) or the latest apps, he inspires me to try new things.

I mean, he introduced me to Snapchat.

He taught me how to use FaceApp.

Sometimes I’ll just ask to see his iPhone for a minute to check out what apps are currently on his home screen.

The other day when we were hanging out, he asked, “Have you seen Instagram face filters yet?”

“What are those?” I replied

He gave me a sly grin and showed me.

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About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.