We've spent the past week discussing the arguments put forth in Sherry Turkle's interesting meditation on interpersonal communication in the age of the "networked self," Alone Together. In the book, she makes the claim that even though constant connection via social media, text and e-mail appear to bring us closer together with family, friends and loved ones they are actually driving us further apart and making it impossible for us to communicate with each other in any sort of intimate or profoundly human way. So, what ultimately do you think? Write a blog post in which you share your final overall assessment of Turkle's argument.
P.S. Turkle will be on National Public Radio's Weekend Edition tomorrow at 8 am talking about the book. NPR's Chicago affiliate can be heard on 91.5 FM.
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