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

Version: Unabridged
Author: Sherry Turkle
Narrator: Laural Merlington
Genres: Computers, Social Science
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Published In: May 2011
# of Units: 12 CDs
Length: 15 hours
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Overview

MIT professor Sherry Turkle tackles the precarious balance between isolation and connectivity introduced by the growth of social networking technologies.

Author Details

Author Details

Turkle, Sherry

Sherry Turkle is Abby Rockefeller Mauz? Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology at MIT and Founder and Director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self. A psychoanalytically trained sociologist and psychologist, she is the author of "The Second Self: Computers and the Human Spirit" (Twentieth Anniversary Edition, MIT Press), "Life on the Screen: Identity in the Age of the Internet, " and "Psychoanalytic Politics: Jacques Lacan and Freud's French Revolution." She is the editor of "Evocative Objects: Things We Think With, Falling for Science: Objects in Mind, " and "The Inner History of Devices, " all three published by the MIT Press.