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Thursday, January 20, 2011

Alone Together

A teaser for a review of Sherry Turkels book: Alone Together in Kurzwel AI.  I anticipate reading the book.

 " ... Sherry Turkle, the widely noted MIT professor and explorer of human psychology and relationships as they are impacted by new communications technologies, has just released her latest book, Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less From Each Other.  Don’t let the book title scare you off. This is not a polemic. While Turkle is certainly out to make a point about (among other things) the possibility that the human-bot connection may satiate our desires for human-to-human connections — ultimately leaving us poorer for it — this is an enjoyable read ... "

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