Thank you for this interview. As I was listening I kept thinking about Howard Rheingold's book called Net Smart: How to Thrive Online. His book discusses many of the same themes, especially about being intentional when you use technology and social media. He suggests that deciding what your purpose is before you log on can help you find this balance the Turkle talks about. No matter where you are on the technology/social media spectrum, his book has insights about ways to become an empowered participant rather than "multitasking basket cases". I will be fascinated to observe my second grader and members of his generation help to shape the way we all connect and share knowledge as the internet matures. look forward to reading Turkle's book.
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