Zócalo Book Prize Winner Sherry Turkle

She Knows How to Get You to Turn Off Your Phone

ITGR Sherry Turkle by Aaron Salcido

Sherry Turkle is the Abby Rockefeller Mauzé professor of the social studies of science and technology at MIT and the author most recently of Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age. She is also the winner of the sixth annual Zócalo Book Prize, which is awarded to the author of the nonfiction book that best enhances our understanding of human connectedness and social cohesion. Before discussing technology and empathy at the Zócalo Book Prize event “Why We Must Relearn the Art of Conversation,” Turkle talked in the …

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