Alone Together

Alone Together

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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, as MIT technology and society specialist Sherry Turkle argues, this relentless connection leads to a new solitude. As technology ramps up, our emotional lives ramp down. Alone Together is the result of Turkle's nearly fifteen-year exploration of our lives on the digital terrain. Based on hundreds of interviews, it describes new unsettling relationships between friends, lovers, parents, and children, and new instabilities in how we understand privacy and community, intimacy, and solitude.Weekends in the country were cut short if there was no Internet service in the hotel. ... Hannaha#39;s description of how her mother doesna#39;t look up from her BlackBerry to say hello when she picks her up at ... They are willing to admit that they are often relieved when a parent asks them to put away the phone and sit down to talk.


Title:Alone Together
Author: Sherry Turkle
Publisher:Basic Books - 2011-01-11
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