Sherry Turkle

Type: Person
Name: Sherry Turkle
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Why Superintelligence May Not Help Us Think about Existential Risks — or Transhumanism

Among transhumanists, Nick Bostrom is well-known for promoting the idea of ‘existential risks’, potential harms which, were they come to pass, would annihilate the human condition altogether. Their probability may be relatively small, but the expected ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Treasuring the Family Dinner

Overcoming the Tyranny of the Home-Cooked MealTopics: Christian Living, Education/Development, Youth IssuesEMAILYou’ve been warned America. Apparently the pressure of a home-cooked meal is tyranny! Stay tuned for BreakPoint.Listen Now | DownloadFeminist ... [Published BreakPoint - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t call me, maybe? Why texts, email and social media are killing the telephone call

As a pre-teen, all I wanted, more than anything, was a telephone in my room – so I could talk about boys unobserved, without having to muffle my face in the hall coat rack. Clarissa Explains it All had a bedroom phone. So did The Babysitters Club. None ... [Published Shiny Shiny - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Rachel Lee Hovnanian's Plastic Perfect Opens At Leila Heller Gallery, Attracts Serious Collectors

Artist Rachel Lee Hovnanian’s show,  Plastic Perfect,  opened Thursday at Leila Heller’s Chelsea Gallery, followed by a dinner for 250 people. Guests included serious collectors Brooke Garber Neidich, Jane Holzer , and Danielle and David Ganek.  The show ... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Digital detox

Tapping the top of your phone, swiping right or dotting in a digital security code has become more muscle memory than mental memory — a testament to society’s relatively newfound addiction to screens, technology and communication.Dr. Brian Luke Seaward ... [Published Vail Daily - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Why Messaging has Completely Surpassed Calling in the Preferences of Workers

In recent years, there has been a swift shift towards messaging as the preferred mode of communication, with the number of phone calls steadily declining and discontent with email growing. As cited in a previous blog post , Americans aged 18-29 send and ... [Published Business 2 Community - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Meet Paro, a fuzzy robot designed to help 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 Tampa Bay Times - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

They either can’t or won’t turn them off

The September 2014 issue of Scientific American has a fascinating interview with Sherry Turkle, a Sociologist at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). This article is in the section called “Where We Are Going.”I have noticed how many students and ... [Published Cumberland Times-News - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

New information in the study of our human ancestors

A day or two after I wrote about climate and water policy in California for my last column, the September issue of "Scientific American" came in the mail. In "Evolution: the human saga," nine articles focus on how we became human.One of them is "Climate ... [Published Vacaville Reporter - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

10 absurd research findings that will completely leave you stunned..

From channelising flatulence gases for medicinal purposes to determining that red is the colour for girls who want expensive dates, researchers today are studying all sorts of things– some useful, some funny and others downright pointless. And though ... [Published DNA India - Aug 17 2014]
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 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 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 ... [Published KevinMD.com - Aug 10 2014]

Quotes

"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."

More Content

All (20) | News (10) | Reports (0) | Blogs (10) | Audio/Video (0) | Fact Sheets (0) | Press Releases (0)
sort by: Date | Relevance
Why Superintelligence May Not Help Us Think abo... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Sep 18 2014]
Treasuring the Family Dinner [Published BreakPoint - Sep 17 2014]
Don’t call me, maybe? Why texts, email and soci... [Published Shiny Shiny - Sep 10 2014]
Rachel Lee Hovnanian's Plastic Perfect Opens At... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 08 2014]
Digital detox [Published Vail Daily - Sep 07 2014]
Why Messaging has Completely Surpassed Calling ... [Published Business 2 Community - Sep 04 2014]
Meet Paro, a fuzzy robot designed to help the e... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Sep 01 2014]
They either can’t or won’t turn them off [Published Cumberland Times-News - Aug 31 2014]
New information in the study of our human ances... [Published Vacaville Reporter - Aug 29 2014]
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]
10 potential benefits of robot caregivers [Published KevinMD.com - Aug 10 2014]
Facebook privacy – the 20,000 who just logged o... [Published We Live Security - Jul 31 2014]
[tt] NYT: Louise Aronson: The Future of Robot C... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 22 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]
[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]
1
In Focus
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
IT
Content Volume
Document Volume
Network
Network

Blogs

sort by: Date | Relevance
Why Superintelligence May Not Help Us Think abo... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Sep 18 2014]
Among transhumanists, Nick Bostrom is well-known for promoting the idea of ‘existential risks’, potential harms which, were they come to pass, would annihilate the human condition altogether. Their probability may be relatively small, but the expected ...
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 ...
1 2
Contact Us
Sales
Support


Freebase CC-BY Some image thumbnails are sourced from Freebase, licensed under CC-BY

Copyright (C) 2014 Silobreaker Ltd. All rights reserved.
The selection and placement of stories and images on any Silobreaker page are determined automatically by a computer program.
The time or date displayed reflects when an article was added to or updated in Silobreaker.