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Alone Together [electronic Resource]

Why We Expect More From Technology And Less From Each Other

By Sherry Turkle

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.

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Format: Electronic Resources
Author: Turkle, Sherry
Title: Alone together [electronic resource] : why we expect more from technology and less from each other / Sherry Turkle.
Subject: Information technology -- Social aspects. Interpersonal relations. Human-computer interaction.
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Format: Electronic Resources
Author: Turkle, Sherry.
Title: Alone together [electronic resource] : why we expect more from technology and less from each other / Sherry Turkle.
Edition: [First paperback edition]
Description: 1 online resource (1 v.)
Series: Safari Books Online
Series: Safari Books online
Subjects: Information technology -- Social aspects.
Subjects: Interpersonal relations.
Subjects: Human-computer interaction.
Genre: Electronic books.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Notes: Description based on print version record.
Contents: Part 1. The robotic moment: in solitude, new intimacies -- Nearest neighbors -- Alive enough -- True companions -- Enchantment -- Complicities -- Love's labor lost -- Communion -- Part 2. Networked: in intimacy, new solitudes -- Always on -- Growing up tethered -- No need to call -- Reduction and betrayal -- True confessions -- Anxiety -- The nostalgia of the young -- Conclusion: Necessary conversations -- Epilogue: The letter.
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