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Babbage: The price of a private phone call

June 8th, 2016

Episode 703 of 888 episodes

Would you spend 10,000 on a smartphone? Tom Standage and Anne McElvoy visit the world of luxurious technology. Matthew Kaplan explains how your holiday snaps can have scientific uses, and researcher Lauren Sherman reveals how teenage brains react to social media

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