Sherry Turkle

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Name: Sherry Turkle
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Power to the people: on how technology is the architect of our intimacies

This Daily Mail screamer was triggered when a nurse visited a frail older patient as part of a scheme to and draw up care plans for them to try and prevent unplanned admissions to hospital.The nurse and the patient had never met but the nurse worked dutifully ... [Published E-Health Insider - 4 hours ago]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Coming up on TED RADIO HOUR 'Do we need humans?'

On the NPR TED Radio Hour, Sunday 28th September, Newstalk FM:'Do we need humans?':We’ve been promised a future where robots will be our friends, and technology will make life’s daily chores as easy as flipping a switch. But are we ready for how those ... [Published Newstalk - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

The New Social Technology: Loss of Solitude

sermon illustration Average Rating:[see ratings/reviews]Sherry Turkle, Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology at M.I.T., has interviewed hundreds of people of all ages about their daily fixations on social media and new technologies ... [Published Christianity Today - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

How to manage the mess of e-mail without declaring digital bankruptcy

If your first gesture after silencing your alarm clock is to reach for your cellphone to check messages, you have plenty of company.More people now look at e-mail on mobile devices than desktop computers, according to a quarterly study of its customers ... [Published Denver Post - Sep 22 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 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]

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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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Power to the people: on how technology is the a... [Published E-Health Insider - 4 hours ago]
Coming up on TED RADIO HOUR 'Do we need humans?' [Published Newstalk - Sep 27 2014]
The New Social Technology: Loss of Solitude [Published Christianity Today - Sep 26 2014]
How to manage the mess of e-mail without declar... [Published Denver Post - Sep 22 2014]
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 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]
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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 ...
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