The Resource Reclaiming conversation : the power of talk in a digital age, Sherry Turkle, (electronic resource)

Reclaiming conversation : the power of talk in a digital age, Sherry Turkle, (electronic resource)

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Reclaiming conversation : the power of talk in a digital age
Title
Reclaiming conversation
Title remainder
the power of talk in a digital age
Statement of responsibility
Sherry Turkle
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Preeminent author and researcher Sherry Turkle has been studying digital culture for over thirty years. Long an enthusiast for its possibilities, here she investigates a troubling consequence: at work, at home, in politics, and in love, we find ways around conversation, tempted by the possibilities of a text or an email in which we don't have to look, listen, or reveal ourselves. We develop a taste for what mere connection offers. The dinner table falls silent as children compete with phones for their parents' attention. Friends learn strategies to keep conversations going when only a few people are looking up from their phones. At work, we retreat to our screens although it is conversation at the water cooler that increases not only productivity but commitment to work. Online, we only want to share opinions that our followers will agree with - a politics that shies away from the real conflicts and solutions of the public square. The case for conversation begins with the necessary conversations of solitude and self-reflection. They are endangered: these days, always connected, we see loneliness as a problem that technology should solve. Afraid of being alone, we rely on other people to give us a sense of ourselves, and our capacity for empathy and relationship suffers. We see the costs of the flight from conversation everywhere: conversation is the cornerstone for democracy and in business it is good for the bottom line. In the private sphere, it builds empathy, friendship, love, learning, and productivity. But there is good news: we are resilient. Conversation cures. Based on five years of research and interviews in homes, schools, and the workplace, Turkle argues that we have come to a better understanding of where our technology can and cannot take us and that the time is right to reclaim conversation. The most human--and humanizing--thing that we do. The virtues of person-to-person conversation are timeless, and our most basic technology, talk, responds to our modern challenges. We have everything we need to start, we have each other"--
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Source other than Library of Congress
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TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Turkle, Sherry
Dewey number
302.23/1
Index
index present
LC call number
P95.45
LC item number
.T86 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Conversation
  • Communication
  • Online social networks
  • Social interaction
  • Internet and teenagers
  • Cell phones and teenagers
  • Internet addiction
  • Digital media
  • PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology
  • Cell phones and teenagers
  • Communication
  • Conversation
  • Digital media
  • Internet addiction
  • Internet and teenagers
  • Online social networks
  • Social interaction
  • Neue Medien
  • Interpersonale Kommunikation
  • Zwischenmenschliche Beziehung
  • Kommunikation
  • Tekniska innovationer
  • Sociala nätverk online
  • Niebuhr Center Common Good Collection
  • Overdrive
Label
Reclaiming conversation : the power of talk in a digital age, Sherry Turkle, (electronic resource)
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Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Family
  • 103
  • Friendship
  • 137
  • Romance
  • 177
  • 3
  • Chairs
  • Education
  • 211
  • 1
  • Work
  • 249
  • Path Forward
  • Public Square
  • 293
  • Nick of Time
  • 317
  • A Fourth Chair?
  • End of Forgetting
  • 337
  • Chair
  • Solitude
  • 59
  • Self-Reflection
  • 79
  • 2
  • Chairs
Control code
ocn907293104
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101617397
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6C945AA1-310C-4948-92E9-63E578CE859B
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o907293104
  • (OCoLC)907293104
Label
Reclaiming conversation : the power of talk in a digital age, Sherry Turkle, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Family
  • 103
  • Friendship
  • 137
  • Romance
  • 177
  • 3
  • Chairs
  • Education
  • 211
  • 1
  • Work
  • 249
  • Path Forward
  • Public Square
  • 293
  • Nick of Time
  • 317
  • A Fourth Chair?
  • End of Forgetting
  • 337
  • Chair
  • Solitude
  • 59
  • Self-Reflection
  • 79
  • 2
  • Chairs
Control code
ocn907293104
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101617397
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6C945AA1-310C-4948-92E9-63E578CE859B
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o907293104
  • (OCoLC)907293104

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