Sherry Turkle

Conversation on Modern Romance

Sherry Turkle

Talk: Conversation on Modern Romance

MIT Professor Sherry Turkle stops by the Mountain View Googleplex for a conversation with Logan Ury. They discuss themes from Turkle's new book, "Reclaiming Conversation," including the importance of solitude and the power of boredom. They also discuss "Turkle's Tips" for modern romantic relationships.

Sherry Turkle

Sherry Turkle is Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society at MIT and the founder (2001) and current director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self. She has spent the last 30 years studying the psychology of people’s relationships with technology.

Reclaiming Conversation

We live in a technological universe in which we are always communicating. And yet we have sacrificed conversation for mere connection. Preeminent author and researcher Sherry Turkle has been studying digital culture for over thirty years.

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