Sherry Turkle

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Name: Sherry Turkle
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Five-Minute Film Festival: Are We Addicted to Technology?

It's the age of mobile. According to Pew Research Internet Project , over 90 percent of American adults own a cellphone , and 73 percent of American adults online use a social networking site of some kind . Research from software analytics company New ... [Published Edutopia - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Meet Paro, a robot that helps the elderly

CUPERTINO, Calif. — The elderly woman cooed softly and stroked the soft white fur of the creature in her lap, while it raised its head, batted its dark eyes and made a friendly mewing sound in return."He's very nice," said 85-year-old Theresa McDaniel. ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 2 reports

10 potential benefits of robot caregivers

My recent New York Times op-ed on robot caregivers for older adults has elicited curiosity, enthusiasm and controversy. I have to admit that my own first reaction to the topic was captured in the Times’ letter from Sherry Turkle whom I mention in the ... [Published BioPortfolio - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Robot pets for elderly in US nursing homes

THE elderly woman cooed softly and stroked the soft white fur of the creature in her lap, while it raised its head, batted its dark eyes and made a friendly mewing sound in return."HE'S very nice," said 85-year-old Theresa McDaniel. "I've always liked ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Wrestling with the always-on social web, and trying to relearn the value of boredom

Sometimes I try to remember what it was like to be bored — not the boredom of a less-than-thrilling job assignment or a forced conversation with someone dull, but the mind-numbing, interminable boredom I remember from before the web. The hours spent in ... [Published GigaOM - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Robotic pets for seniors part of wave of assistive technology

CUPERTINO -- The elderly woman cooed softly and stroked the soft white fur of the creature in her lap, while it raised its head, batted its dark eyes and made a friendly mewing sound in return."He's very nice," said 85-year-old Theresa McDaniel. "I've ... [Published Inside Bay Area - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

7 Ways Your Smartphone Can Actually Make You Happier

8 Ways Your Smartphone Can Actually Make You Happier | Oli Kellett viaSmartphones get a pretty bad rap , and not without reason. We tap away at our phones instead of talking to our friends, sleep with them instead of people , and miss crucial life moments ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

The future of robot caregivers

The New York Times: Each time I make a house call, I stay much longer than I should. I can’t leave because my patient is holding my hand, or because she’s telling me, not for the first time, about when Aunt Mabel cut off all her hair and they called her ... [Published Deccan Herald - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

5 Non-Digital Skills to Land a Digitally Minded Career

UTCLori Kent , director of learning experience at smith + beta , also contributed to this article.When it comes to using digital tools to enhance your daily life, you may be quite savvy: You possess an insider’s knowledge of acronyms, platforms and gadgets. ... [Published Mashable - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Young people are lonely - but social media isn't to blame

We are apparently witnessing an "epidemic of loneliness" among young people, brought on by social media. Isn’t this just a natural part of being in your twenties, asks Theo Merz Have you heard about the "epidemic of loneliness" among people in their 20s? ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Give Someone a Break

By Melody BowdonUCF Forum columnistAbout 20 years ago, when I was a graduate student in Tucson, Arizona, I befriended two neighbors who worked as traveling nurses taking short-term jobs at hospitals in interesting places around the country. John and Sue ... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

My Students Don't Know How to Have a Conversation

Generally, not a shocker, but how we came here?- - - - - - - - -"Students’ reliance on screens for communication is detracting—and distracting—from their engagement in real-time talk."Recently I stood in front of my class, observing an all-too-familiar ... [Published World Affairs Board - Jul 21 2014]

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"It's not just that older people are supposed to be talking. Younger people are supposed to be listening," Turkle said in a 2013 speech. "we are showing very little interest in what our elders have to say."

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10 absurd research findings that will completel... [Published DNA India - Aug 17 2014]
Five-Minute Film Festival: Are We Addicted to T... [Published Edutopia - Aug 15 2014]
Meet Paro, a robot that helps the elderly [Published Pantagraph.com - Aug 12 2014]
10 potential benefits of robot caregivers [Published BioPortfolio - Aug 10 2014]
10 potential benefits of robot caregivers [Published KevinMD.com - Aug 10 2014]
Robot pets for elderly in US nursing homes [Published Tasmania Mercury - Aug 08 2014]
Wrestling with the always-on social web, and tr... [Published GigaOM - Aug 03 2014]
Robotic pets for seniors part of wave of assist... [Published Inside Bay Area - Aug 02 2014]
7 Ways Your Smartphone Can Actually Make You Ha... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 31 2014]
Facebook privacy – the 20,000 who just logged o... [Published We Live Security - Jul 31 2014]
Inside the Roleplay Subculture Delivering Tingl... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Jul 30 2014]
The future of robot caregivers [Published Deccan Herald - Jul 28 2014]
Vint Cerf, father of the Internet, looks forwar... [Published Washington Post - Jul 28 2014]
5 Non-Digital Skills to Land a Digitally Minded... [Published Mashable - Jul 27 2014]
Young people are lonely - but social media isn'... [Published Telegraph - Jul 25 2014]
Meet Jibo, the family robot [Published Globe and Mail - Jul 24 2014]
Give Someone a Break [Published Huffington Post - Jul 23 2014]
So Far, Yet So Close: How Social Media is Chang... [Published Ottawa Life Magazine - Jul 22 2014]
[tt] NYT: Louise Aronson: The Future of Robot C... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 22 2014]
My Students Don't Know How to Have a Conversation [Published World Affairs Board - Jul 21 2014]
Fighting Loneliness With Cuddle Parties [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 15 2014]
Feeling More Antsy and Irritable Lately? Blame ... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Jun 20 2014]
Is the Technology in Your Life Working for You ... [Published Mark's Daily Apple - Jun 19 2014]
[tt] NS 2970: Friendship (4 articles) [Published TranshumanTech - May 31 2014]
"The next time you interact with a teenager, tr... [Published Althouse - Apr 25 2014]
danah boyd: “It’s Complicated” [Published ...My heart's in Accra - Feb 25 2014]
[tt] NS 2956: Cure for love (3 articles and a l... [Published TranshumanTech - Feb 22 2014]
[tt] Edge 2014 Question: What Scientific Idea I... [Published TranshumanTech - Feb 04 2014]
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10 potential benefits of robot caregivers [Published KevinMD.com - Aug 10 2014]
My recent  New York Times op-ed on robot caregivers  for older adults has elicited curiosity, enthusiasm and controversy. I have to admit that my own first reaction to the topic was captured in the Times’  letter from Sherry Turkle  whom I mention ...
Facebook privacy – the 20,000 who just logged o... [Published We Live Security - Jul 31 2014]
“I have had emails from all around the world – and they are all positive,” says Dutch Merijn Straathof, head of a project encouraging people to leave Facebook, in the wake of the recent privacy uproar over the site’s psychological experiment on its users. ...
[tt] NYT: Louise Aronson: The Future of Robot C... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 22 2014]
Louise Aronson: The Future of Robot Caregivers http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/20/opinion/sunday/the-future-of-robot-caregivers.html She's an associate professor of geriatrics at the University ofCalifornia, San Francisco, and the author of a collection ...
Feeling More Antsy and Irritable Lately? Blame ... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Jun 20 2014]
I'm kind of a worrier, so naturally I picked up this book called What Should We Be Worried About? Editor John Brockman, the curator of Edge.org , asked a bunch of really smart people—scientists, writers, journalists, tech gurus, folks like that—to ...
Is the Technology in Your Life Working for You ... [Published Mark's Daily Apple - Jun 19 2014]
Some weeks ago, I shared some thoughts on the power of food marketing . I claimed its messages and images are so carefully crafted to pique our interests and to influence our associations with certain foods that none of us (who are exposed) are entirely ...
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