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Reclaiming Conversation

The Power of Talk in a Digital Age

by Sherry Turkle

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Sherry Turkle investigates how a flight from conversation undermines our relationships, creativity and productivity — and why reclaiming face-to-face conversation can help us regain lost ground.

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Hello Barbie, shown above at the North American International Toy Fair in New York, is an interactive doll designed to have conversations with children. Author Sherry Turkle says the Barbie is an example of "robotic companionship." Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Making The Case For Face To Face In An Era Of Digital Conversation

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