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Are ‘you’ just inside your skin or is your smartphone part of you?

10 mins | Mar 14, 2018
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Our smartphones have taken on some of our brains’ core tasks – remembering birthdays, phone numbers, recipes. Should we therefore see them as extensions of our minds? Karina Vold, writing in Aeon magazine, discusses the ethics of breaking into someone’s phone, and by extension, their digital life.
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