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Connected but alone? Highlights from our Live Conversation with Sherry Turkle

Connected but alone? Highlights from our Live Conversation with Sherry Turkle

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Yesterday, TED2012 speaker Sherry Turkle held a 1-hour Live Conversation around her new TEDTalk “Connected but alone?” She asked the TED.com community this question: “How has digital technology changed the kind of communications you have with your friends, family and coworkers?” Here are some highlights of the back-and-forth: Vanessa Borg : “Changes in digital technology has []

Places we don’t want to go: Sherry Turkle at TED2012

Places we don’t want to go: Sherry Turkle at TED2012

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Photo: James Duncan Davidson Just a moment ago Sherry Turkle‘s daughter texted her: “Mom, you will rock.” Turkle loved it, she says. “Getting that text was like getting a hug.” Turkle, who has written extensively on the nature of human relations on the internet, who evangelized the internet, who loves receiving that text, is here to tell []