As technology ramps up, our emotional lives ramp down. Are we drawn to sacrifice conversation for mere connection? Here is a simple experiment you can conduct right now.
Put your phone in your pocket and look around.
See how many people are not talking to one another?
If you are on public transport, a lot of people probably have their heads perched down at a glowing screen.
Described as the ‘Margaret Mead of digital culture’, Shelly Turkle has now turned her attention to the world of social media and sociable robots. She argues that although we grew up with technology, we have not grown up. Check out her Ted Talk here @