From the moment that I found out my wife was pregnant with our first child, a son, I’ve thought of his development in terms of tech, says Avram Piltch for LiveScience. When pregnancy sites described our six-week-old fetus as the size of a “lentil,” I referred to him as the length of an RFID chip. When the doctor said he had reached 1.3 pounds, I told all my friends that my son was the size of an iPad. When he was born this week, he was about the size of an HP Envy 15, though unfortunately his cries did not...

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