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The tyranny of the smart phone

22 January 2022

9:00 AM

22 January 2022

9:00 AM

‘Can I ask you why you don’t want a smart phone?’ said the chirpy manager, as I stood blinking in front of him in the intensely red Vodafone shop.

I took my iPhone out of my bag and explained that I wanted a second phone with no brain whatsoever.

A stupid, backward phone was what I wanted.

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