Sherry Turkle: The Key To ‘Reclaiming Conversation’

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Sherry Turkle: The Key To ‘Reclaiming Conversation’
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In our technological world, the art of conversation is dying. According to psychologist and media expert Sherry Turkle (Alone Together), losing face-to-face conversation has had some disastrous results. Her latest book Reclaiming Conversation gives an overview of the history of tablets taking over the dinner table, texting vs. late-night phone calls, and the negative effects of email-only workplaces. She’ll share the ways this shift in society has altered relationships, productivity, ingenuity–and given us all “an edited life.” Turkle will explain the need for restoring what’s been lost in translation–mainly, our emotional relationships with one another–and how to rekindle the original facetime. (Hint: it starts with “hello.”)
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By: Town Hall Seattle