"The Flight From Conversation" by Sherry Turkle

Apr 22, 2012

"WE expect more from technology and less from one another and seem increasingly drawn to technologies that provide the illusion of companionship without the demands of relationship. Always-on/always-on-you devices provide three powerful fantasies: that we will always be heard; that we can put our attention wherever we want it to be; and that we never have to be alone. Indeed our new devices have turned being alone into a problem that can be solved."
Read the entire article here and then go do something that doesn't involve the internets, b.

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