Have We Grown Too Fond Of Technology?

In her book Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other, Sherry Turkle examines our proclivity for robots, smart phones and social networks, and though far from suggesting we ditch technology, she wonders if we aren’t losing out on human contact in the process.

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  1. Have We Grown Too Fond Of Technology?

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  2. Have We Grown Too Fond Of Technology?

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  3. Have We Grown Too Fond Of Technology?

    —Huffduffed by KurtL on November 8th, 2011

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  3. Have We Grown Too Fond Of Technology?

    In her book Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other, Sherry Turkle examines our proclivity for robots, smart phones and social networks, and though far from suggesting we ditch technology, she wonders if we aren’t losing out on human contact in the process.

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