"It's not just a phone. It's a kind of mental exo-skeleton. It's an external part of your brain." - Amber Case

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"It's not just a phone. It's a kind of mental exo-skeleton. It's an external part of your brain." - Amber Case

"It's not just a phone. It's a kind of mental exo-skeleton. It's an external part of your brain." - Amber Case

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Screen Time - Part I

It's normal for us to always be glued to our screens. So how are they changing us, and how will they shape our future? This hour, TED speakers explore our ambivalent relationships with our screens.

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Are Our Devices Turning Us Into A New Kind Of Human?

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What Happens When We Step Inside The Screen?

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