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Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age

Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age

  • Title: Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
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Renowned media scholar Sherry Turkle investigates how a flight from conversation undermines our r.


Author Sherry Turkle

Sherry Turkle is Abby Rockefeller Mauz Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society at MIT and the founder 2001 and current director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self Professor Turkle received a joint doctorate in sociology and personality psychology from Harvard University and is a licensed clinical psychologist.Profes




Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age Reviews (31)

  • I m not a fan of Turkle I ve read her previous book and seen her TED Talks I find she comes to egregious conclusions about how people interact with scant evidence In this book, she argues that people are growing incapable of talking or having sophisticated conversations and that it s largely our dig [..]

  • I m always conflicted about Sherry s books She admits that she only studies a particular behavior, leaving out all of the other things that people do So for this book, it was studying the ways that people use their phones to avoid conversations with others in person Which is interesting, and she def [..]

  • People of the 21st century have been conditioned into thinking that their digital devices are necessary These days nobody notices any that funeral selfies or fail videos are in extremely bad taste, and digital tech is spilling way too far into the world People nowadays expect the instant grat [..]

  • I have mixed feelings on this book I definitely see the author s point and understand her perspective but I felt it had too much fear mongering and digital paranoia and not enough balance with the benefits of technology I read the first quarter of it carefully and then skimmed the remainder I felt i [..]

  • From the early days I saw that computers offer the illusion of companionship without the demands of friendship and then, as the programs got really good, the illusion of friendship without the demands of intimacy. [..]

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