MIT Professor Discusses Negative Impacts of Technology On Relationships (Spectrum)

Elevator Cell PhoneMIT Professor Sherry Turkle’s book, Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other, is based on 15 years of research examining the disturbing relationships between loved ones in the technology age.

“We’re texting at meals, texting at funerals. Are we willing to just be on a treadmill of communication without real connection?” Turkle asks, arguing that we need not reject technology, just put it in its place.

Read more about Turkle’s research.

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