Tag Archives: Technology and civilization

Thank you for being late: an optimist’s guide to thriving in the age of accelerations by Thomas L. Friedman

Overview: A New York Times Bestseller, One of The Wall Street Journal’s “10 Books to Read Now,” and a Los Angeles Times Bestseller We all sense it—something big is going on. You feel it in your workplace. You feel it when you talk to your kids. You can’t miss it when you read the newspapers …
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Reclaiming conversation: the power of talk in a digital age by Sherry Turkle

Overview: Renowned media scholar Sherry Turkle investigates how a flight from conversation undermines our relationships, creativity, and productivity–and why reclaiming face-to-face conversation can help us regain lost ground. We live in a technological universe in which we are always communicating. And yet we have sacrificed conversation for mere connection. Preeminent author and researcher Sherry Turkle …
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