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Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other
by Sherry Turkle
Consider Facebook—it’s human contact, only easier to engage with and easier to avoid. Developing technology promises closeness. Sometimes it delivers, but much of our modern life leaves us less connected with people and more connected to simulations of them.In Alone Together, MIT technology and society professor Sherry Turkle...
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Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
by Sherry Turkle
Renowned media scholar Sherry Turkle investigates how a flight from conversation undermines our relationships, creativity, and productivity—and why reclaiming face-to-face conversation can help us regain lost ground.We live in a technological universe in which we are always communicating. And yet we have sacrificed conversation for...
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Categories: All Business, Investing and Leadership; All Politics, History and Current Events
Life on the Screen: Identity in the Age of the Internet
by Sherry Turkle
Life on the Screen is a book not about computers, but about people and how computers are causing us to reevaluate our identities in the age of the Internet. We are using life on the screen to engage in new ways of thinking about evolution, relationships, politics, sex, and the self. Life on the Screen traces a set of boundary...
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Categories: All Advice and How-To; All Nonfiction
Evocative Objects: Things We Think With (MIT Press)
by Sherry Turkle
Autobiographical essays, framed by two interpretive essays by the editor, describe the power of an object to evoke emotion and provoke thought: reflections on a cello, a laptop computer, a 1964 Ford Falcon, an apple, a mummy in a museum, and other "things-to-think-with."For Sherry Turkle, "We think with the objects we love; we love the...
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Categories: All Politics, History and Current Events
The Second Self: Computers and the Human Spirit (MIT Press)
by Sherry Turkle
In The Second Self, Sherry Turkle looks at the computer not as a "tool," but as part of our social and psychological lives; she looks beyond how we use computer games and spreadsheets to explore how the computer affects our awareness of ourselves, of one another, and of our relationship with the world. "Technology," she writes...
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Categories: All Advice and How-To; All Nonfiction
Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other
by Sherry Turkle
With a New Introduction Technology has become the architect of our intimacies. Online, we fall prey to the illusion of companionship, gathering thousands of Twitter and Facebook friends, and confusing tweets and wall posts with authentic communication. But this relentless connection leads to a deep solitude. MIT professor Sherry...
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The Inner History of Devices (MIT Press)
by Sherry Turkle
For more than two decades, in such landmark studies as The Second Self and Life on the Screen, Sherry Turkle has challenged our collective imagination with her insights about how technology enters our private worlds. In The Inner History of Devices, she describes her process, an approach that reveals how what we make is woven into our...
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Categories: All Politics, History and Current Events
Simulation and Its Discontents (Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life)
by Sherry Turkle
Over the past twenty years, the technologies of simulation and visualization have changed our ways of looking at the world. In Simulation and Its Discontents , Sherry Turkle examines the now dominant medium of our working lives and finds that simulation has become its own sensibility. We hear it in Turkle's description of architecture...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
Falling for Science: Objects in Mind (MIT Press)
by Sherry Turkle
"This is a book about science, technology, and love," writes Sherry Turkle. In it, we learn how a love for science can start with a love for an object -- a microscope, a modem, a mud pie, a pair of dice, a fishing rod. Objects fire imagination and set young people on a path to a career in science. In this collection, distinguished...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
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