Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in | Create Account

Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other

Professor Sherry Turkle, founder and director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self, believes that the time is ripe for widespread rethinking of the way we interact through technology. An expert on mobile devices, social networking, and sociable robotics, she writes on the “subjective side” of people’s relationships with modern communication, especially computers.

On May 2, 2012, Turkle offered her thoughts on the growth of the digital world and the changes it has brought to contemporary lives, and answered questions from the worldwide MIT alumni community. Listen to the audio then join the discussion online.

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

MIT Alumni Association

MIT Alumni Association

Category: Education | Updated 13 days ago

Created
May 07, 2012 16:28
Category
Tags
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
4380 times

More from MIT Alumni Association

K-12 STEM and FIRST: How to Engage Your Club, Class or Group in Robotics

K-12 STEM and FIRST: How to Engage ...

Added over 1 year ago | 01:23:08 | 1407 views

MIT Holiday E-Greeting

MIT Holiday E-Greeting

Added over 2 years ago | 00:01:59 | 5124 views

Tech Day 2012, Pt. 2: American Transformations—The Next Industrial Revolution

Tech Day 2012, Pt. 2: American Tran...

Added almost 2 years ago | 01:03:05 | 2109 views

Sarah Slaughter on Sustainability

Sarah Slaughter on Sustainability

Added 5 years ago | 00:16:41 | 22574 views

Security—Operational Excellence and Resilience

Security—Operational Excellence and...

Added 5 years ago | 00:11:44 | 33050 views

Faculty Forum Online: Big Data's Brave New World

Faculty Forum Online: Big Data's Br...

Added 7 months ago | 00:30:38 | 1501 views