Episode 16 | Part Two: A Conversation with Sherry Turkle

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Clint concludes his conversation with Sherry Turkle, the New York Times bestselling author and professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology at MIT. In part two, Clint and Sherry talk about some of the wrong lessons that could be learned from the pandemic, the impact of emotions expressed via text versus in person, and the difference between being pro-conversation as opposed to being anti-technology.

About Sherry Turkle:
Sherry ​is the Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science andTechnology at MIT and the founding director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self. Alicensed clinical psychologist, she is the author of six books, including ​Alone Together​ and theNew York Times ​bestseller ​Reclaiming Conversation​, as well as the editor of three collections. AMs. Magazine​ Woman of the Year, a TED speaker, and featured media commentator, Turkle is a recipient of Guggenheim and Rockefeller Humanities fellowships and a member of the AmericanAcademy of Arts and Sciences.