The MP 01 Pre-Order Book: Reclaiming Conversation by Sherry Turkle.

We are pleased to announce the chosen book ‘From the Library of Punkt.’ for the MP 01 pre-order: ‘Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in the Digital Age’

A professor, author, consultant and researcher, Professor Turkle has spent the last 30 years researching the psychology of people’s relationships with technology. She is the Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology in the Program in Science, Technology, and Society at MIT, as well as the founder and current director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self, a center of research and reflection on the evolving connections between people and artifacts.

Referred to by many as the "Margaret Mead of digital culture," MIT’s Sherry Turkle has investigated the intersection of digital technology and human relationships from the early days of personal computers to our current world of robotics, artificial intelligence, social networking and mobile connectivity.

Turkle is the author five books and three edited collections, including a trilogy of three landmark studies on our relationship with digital culture: The Second Self, Life on the Screen and most recently, Alone Together. A recipient of a Guggenheim and Rockefeller Humanities Fellowship, she is a featured media commentator. She is a recipient of a Harvard Centennial Medal and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  

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