Why We Expect More From Technology and Less From Each OtherBook - 2011
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JCLMargaretO Jul 25, 2017
A wonderfully readable non-fiction showing us where we are emotionally concerning the internet and how it's changed how we relate to others. Ms. Turkle has done a great job in translating all those facts and statistics into tangible, real life scenarios we can all relate to. The author addresses ... Read More »
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From interview of Turkle in the Globe and Mail Feb 4 2011:
"We need to celebrate these technologies but if they're interfering with our ability to have dinner with our families, no. I literally went to two funerals - what's with the texting at funerals? Take a moment. This is a life. This isn't about manners - this isn't about my wagging a finger like some kind of Dear Abby of the Internet age. This is about losing our sense of what we're supposed to do for each other."
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