The acclaimed scholar of conversation and its conflict with digital media discusses her new book, Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age. Books for sale and signing by the author. $10 at door; $5 for Folio members and students.
Sherry Turkle is the Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science & Technology in the Program in Science, Technology & Society at MIT, and the founder (2001) and Director of the MIT Initiative on Technology & Self. Her books include Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other and The Second Self: Computers and the Human Spirit.