Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Sherry Turkle, Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology at MIT for a discussion of her intellectual odyssey. In the conversation topics covered included her formative experiences, her education, and the evolution of her thinking about the impact of the objects of the cyber world--computers, internet, cell phones, and robots--on the essential elements of identity formation--solitude, conversation, and empathy.
Key Words: Identity, Cyber, Computer Science, Information Technology, Psychology, Technology, Robotics, Consciousness, Conversation, Human Communication, Humans and Machines, Women Trailblazers
February 6, 2019
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