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    • Reclaiming Conversation

    • The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
    • By: Sherry Turkle
    • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
    • Length: 13 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 252
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 210
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      4 out of 5 stars 212

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • So good, I had to stop listening.

    • By Turtle 1 on 12-30-15

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Alone Together

    • Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other
    • By: Sherry Turkle
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 14 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 181
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 145

    Consider Facebook - it's human contact, only easier to engage with and easier to avoid. Developing technology promises closeness. Sometimes it delivers, but much of our modern life leaves us less connected with people and more connected to simulations of them. In Alone Together, MIT technology and society professor Sherry Turkle explores the power of our new tools and toys to dramatically alter our social lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • EXCELLENT!

    • By Robert Connett on 06-08-11

    Regular price: $31.49