Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other (Third Edition)

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  • ISBN: 0465093655
  • Author: Sherry Turkle
  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • Genre: Education Studies & Teaching
  • Date: 12 December 2017
  • Pages: 400
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

Technology has become the architect of our intimacies. Online, we fall prey to the illusion of companionship, gathering thousands of Twitter and Facebook friends, and confusing tweets and wall posts with authentic communication. But this relentless connection leads to a new solitude. We turn to …