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Afternoon Delight: Are Cellphones Replacing Reality?

Afternoon Delight is a daily diversion for when you’re just back from lunch, but not quite ready to knuckle down to work. Check back weekdays at 1 p.m. for another one.

The big brains at PBS’s Idea Channel consider the ways in which the ubiquitous smart phone creates a hyperreality. Prepare to think deeply.