Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other

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Basic Books, Jan 11, 2011 - Psychology - 384 pages
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A wake-up call from a cyber-expert: our use of technology is fueling disturbing levels of isolation, leaving us incapable of distinguishing between true human connection and digital communication

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Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other

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Clinical psychologist—and sociologist of the Internet—Turkle (social studies of science & technology, MIT; ) presents a cautionary tale about what she calls the "robotic moment," i.e., our current ... Read full review

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Waste of time. An MIT (T standing for Technology) professor trash talking Technology for 360 pages. Invalid points, and over dramatic conclusions.

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About the author (2011)

Sherry Turkle is the Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology at MIT. She is frequently interviewed in Time, Newsweek, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal, on NBC News, and more. She lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

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