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TEDTalks [electronic resource]: Sherry Turkle - Connected, But Alone?

TED Conferences LLC
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
As we expect more from technology, do we expect less from each other? In this TEDTalk, Sherry Turkle explains how our devices and online personas are redefining human connection and communication - and asks us to think deeply about the new kinds of connection we want to have.
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20 min.
9 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 22, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Connected, But Alone?
Sherry Turkle
  • Change of Heart (2:06)
  • Strange Behavior Becomes Familiar (1:46)
  • Alone Together, Hiding from Each Other (1:32)
  • Goldilocks Effect (1:28)
  • Short-Changing Ourselves (1:52)
  • How May I Help You, Human? (1:06)
  • Machines That Offer Companionship (1:43)
  • Lonely But Afraid of Intimacy (0:54)
  • I Share Therefore I Am (1:48)
  • From Connection to Isolation (1:04)
  • Time to Talk (1:54)
  • Costly Fantasies of Substitution (2:08)
  • Credits: TEDTalks: Sherry Turkle--Connected, But Alone? (0:06)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2012.
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52968 Films Media Group
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1 streaming video file (20 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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