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Since he was diagnosed with Motor Neuron Disease, Peter Scott-Morgan, a British scientist and robotics expert, has become a happy, super-productive cyborg. (Screenshot from Peter Scott-Morgan’s Twitter page)
Century of Data

It's inevitable: You will spend half your life in digital realm

Cons: Depression and loss of productivity. Pro: Unlocking human potential

TORU TSUNASHIMA and RIHO NAGAO, Nikkei staff writers | Philippines

TOKYO -- When he was a naughty second-year junior high school student in the southern Philippine city of Davao, Reb Buendia's life changed forever.

He acquired his first smartphone, a tool he now has trouble putting down.

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