Internal Kids today vs. kids in 1982: What a difference a generation makes The Walkman is replaced with an iPod, and the urge to smoke is far less while the habit of safe sex is much stronger. By Kevin J. AllenMay 10, 2012 SHARE Ragan Insider Premium Content To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.