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Salon: Sherry Turkle on her book Reclaiming Conversation

Presented by Providence Athenaeum at Providence Athenaeum, Providence RI

Dec 02 2016
Salon:  Sherry Turkle on her book Reclaiming Conversation

Turkle has been studying digital culture for over thirty years. Long an enthusiast for its possibilities, she investigates a troubling consequence: at work, at home, in politics, and in love, we find ways around conversation, tempted by the possibilities of a text or an email in which we don’t have to look, listen, or reveal ourselves. Turkle argues that we have come to a better understanding of where our technology can and cannot take us and that the time is right to reclaim conversation,

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