“How often to blog?” Now, that’s the question.
Since beginning The Humanitas Forum blog in early July, I’ve kept a good pace, usually posting five time a week. That is, until the last couple weeks. With …Read more
Which is better, the hearty laugh of a friend over a cup of chai, or the “LOL” in a text from the same friend? There is a difference!
“Laughing-out-loud” could just be a distracted throw-away line. …Read more
The research is starting to come in! And even the most ardent supporters of the Internet are having to rethink their enthusiasm for the world of “always connected.”
Since the arrival of the Internet, there have been questions …Read more
Sometimes people need to change their minds, especially when spurred by additional information, insight and wisdom. But change requires courage when it requires modifying a public stance.
In April 1996 Sherry Turkle was featured on the cover of Wired…Read more
I don’t think, I skim!
“The internet is certainly changing the way that we get information. Is it changing the way we think?”
Aimee Byrd is a mother of three and a good example of what all …Read more
Texting, e-mail and posting promote a “flight from conversation.”
“We’re always communicating,” yet “we’ve sacrificed conversation for mere connection.”
These observations come from Sherry Turkle, a psychologist and M.I.T professor, who has spent the past 15 years studying the technologies …Read more