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Wed January 22, 2014
What 'Her' Says About Our Obsession With Technology
How long could you cope without your cell phone? Would you say you love your laptop? Our relationships with technology are getting a lot of attention lately, due in part to the critically acclaimed film “Her.” It’s about a man in the near-future who doesn’t just rely on his computer’s operating system; he’s head-over-heels for it.
- Sherry Turkle is the founder and director of MIT's Initiative on Technology and Self, a licensed clinical psychologist, and the author of "Alone Together: Why We Expect More From Technology and Less from Each Other."
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