Sherry Turkle

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Name: Sherry Turkle
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Sex with robots, the moral and legal implications

As technology progresses, "there will be people immediately ready to exploit new forms of robotics in order to produce "sexbots" - robots explicitly designed to bring sexual satisfaction to humans." This raises concerns for people like Neil McArthur, ... [Published Noodls - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Solitude at SFU

College: the most fun time of your life. Or so you thought. Whether it's the boisterous frat boy shenanigans of Animal House and Old School or the stylish escapades of the Legally Blonde series, we're taught to expect college to be one of the best times ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Fighting for the 'lost art of conversation'

Many social commentators lament how the art of conversation is being lost as people prefer to use email, texts and tweets to communicate. But, as BBC Newsnight's Stephen Smith reports, spoken word enthusiasts are fighting back. Can we talk? It's an invitation ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Hacking Social Isolation in a Digital World

The evolution of technology into our everyday lives is allowing us to do things more efficiently than ever. The act of finding, experiencing and ending relationships is all now widely available at the touch of a finger to a screen. For many of us, that’s ... [Published Examiner.com - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

The iPhone as Personal Time Capsule

Last week I got a new iPhone. This is not by any means an extraordinary event. I had some downtime at work so I hopped across the street and 30 minutes later had a slick, gold 5s. I had been using a 4G (not a 4s) well past its prime. It was time to join ... [Published Huffington Post - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Feeling More Antsy and Irritable Lately? Blame Your Smartphone

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 ... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Healing Power of Animals in Our Age of Technology

I think I could turn and live with animals, they’re so placid and self-contained,I stand and look at them long and long.~ Walt Whitman (1819-1892), Song of Myself , 32Our bodies and brains are drowning in technology. Hunching behind computer screens and ... [Published Psych Central - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Lost Art of Conversation

The post by Lina Broydo appeared first on The Epoch Times .I admit: I am a people watcher. I am curious and derive great enjoyment from observing people in groups or couples as they meet in restaurants, at symphony concerts, in parks, museums, airline ... [Published Epoch Times - Jun 15 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 1 reports

How to Teach Your Child the Lost Art of Conversation in Today’s Society

People, especially kids don’t talk anymore, I just can’t understand it.  I know I am not alone on this one. Raising a tween/teen daughter in today’s society and discovering they have no clue how to have a face to face conversation. My daughter can have ... [Published Forex TV - Jun 11 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 04 2014 - 1 reports

12-Year-Olds Accused Of Stabbing Friend To Please Slender Man Raise Concerns Over Internet Culture

Two 12-year-olds accused of stabbing a friend to please an internet legend known as Slender Man have raised concerns over the dangers of the Internet culture and its strange but often powerful influence on youth.The two Wisconsin girls are being held ... [Published Inquisitr - Jun 04 2014]
First reported Jun 03 2014 - Updated Jun 03 2014 - 2 reports

The Email Embargo Policy: Turn Smartphone Off and Chill!

Be honest. How often do you check your email?Do you scroll though messages before work? In bed? On vacation?One study showed workers who have smartphones are on them at least 13.5 hours a day —and five hours on weekends. Another survey found 38 percent ... [Published NBCNews.com - Jun 03 2014]
First reported Apr 25 2014 - Updated Apr 25 2014 - 1 reports

"The next time you interact with a teenager, try to have a conversation with him or her about a challenging topic."

"Ask him to explain his views. Push her to go further in her answers. Hopefully, you won’t get the response Turkle did when interviewing a 16-year-old boy about how technology has impacted his communication: 'Someday, someday, but certainly not now, I’d ... [Published Althouse - Apr 25 2014]

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Sex with robots, the moral and legal implications [Published Noodls - Jul 09 2014]
Solitude at SFU [Published Individual.com - Jul 07 2014]
Fighting for the 'lost art of conversation' [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 02 2014]
Hacking Social Isolation in a Digital World [Published Examiner.com - Jun 27 2014]
The iPhone as Personal Time Capsule [Published Huffington Post - Jun 23 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]
The Healing Power of Animals in Our Age of Tech... [Published Psych Central - Jun 18 2014]
The Lost Art of Conversation [Published Epoch Times - Jun 15 2014]
How to Teach Your Child the Lost Art of Convers... [Published Forex TV - Jun 11 2014]
Slender Man Attack: 13-Year-Old Stabs Mother Af... [Published Inquisitr - Jun 11 2014]
Robot Named Pepper Is Emotionally Aware Empathe... [Published The Guardian Express - Jun 10 2014]
dePeterse: In front or behind the glass, still ... [Published OnlineAthens - Jun 07 2014]
Look up: How smart phones make us dumb and alone [Published Christian Examiner - Jun 04 2014]
12-Year-Olds Accused Of Stabbing Friend To Plea... [Published Inquisitr - Jun 04 2014]
The Email Embargo Policy: Turn Smartphone Off a... [Published NBCNews.com - Jun 03 2014]
Balance work and life: The email embargo [Published CNBC - Jun 03 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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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 ...
[tt] NS 2970: Friendship (4 articles) [Published TranshumanTech - May 31 2014]
NS 2970: Friendship (4 articles) http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22229700.400-friendship-do-animals-have-friends-too.html et seq.1. Do animals have friends, too?* 26 May 2014 by Robin DunbarRobin Dunbar is the director of the Social and Evoluti ...
"The next time you interact with a teenager, tr... [Published Althouse - Apr 25 2014]
"Ask him to explain his views. Push her to go further in her answers. Hopefully, you won’t get the response Turkle did when interviewing a 16-year-old boy about how technology has impacted his communication: 'Someday, someday, but certainly not now, I’d ...
danah boyd: “It’s Complicated” [Published ...My heart's in Accra - Feb 25 2014]
danah boyd is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research, a Research Assistant Professor in Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University, a fellow at the Berkman Center, and director of the Data and Society Institute. danah has been working ...
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