Fierce Exerpts: Alone Together.

Beckie ManleyFierce Excerpts, Science, Research + Technology

Now watching | https://www.youtube.com/watch?x-yt-ts=1421914688&x-yt-cl=84503534&v=t7Xr3AsBEK4 I was challenged by this TED talk this evening given by Sherry Turkle, Professor, MIT, and author of The Second Self, Life on the Screen, and Alone Together: Why We Expect More From Technology and Less From Each Other. I pulled out just a few of her main points below: Human relationships are rich, and they’re messy and they’re demanding and we clean them up with technology. We sacrifice conversation for mere connection. By having conversations with each other, we learn how to have conversations with our self. We are limiting our ability to have self-reflection when we limit our conversations. We are … Read More