“Technology is seductive when what it offers meets our human vulnerabilities. And as it turns out, we are very vulnerable indeed. We are lonely but fearful of intimacy. Digital connections and the sociable robot may offer the illusion of companionship without the demands of friendship. Our networked life allows us to hide from each other, even as we are tethered to each other. We’d rather text than talk.” ~ Sherry Turkle

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About Dr Bill Wooten

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3 Responses to Seduction

  1. Tough to click ‘like’ here, Bill, as I see much activity around technology these days that I find deeply troubling, but I think Sherry Turkle is incredibly astute…

  2. russtowne says:

    I think this is true for many these days (says a man who is sending this message via social media…)

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