A New Kind of Connection
Sherry Turkle Keynotes - Reflective of the professor's vast experience and knowledge of the way in which people connect,...
In this captivating and eye-opening talk, Sherry Turkle discusses the transition she has witnessed from the beginning of the Internet to present day. Turkle explains the danger in getting used to being alone together, stating that trying to control and customize our lives encourages the need to control where we want to put our attention, which affects our capacity for self-reflection. According to Turkle, this "cleaning up" of the messy interpersonal relationships we must face in real life may mean selling ourselves short.