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Sherry Turkle

Professor of Science, Technology and Society at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sherry Turkle appears in the following:

Talking to Machines

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

What can machines tell us about being human?

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Clever Bots

In 2006, Robert Epstein decided to turn to his computer for some help finding a date. He was single at the time, and it seemed like everyone was getting into online dating. So he started searching through photos and sending messages, reaching out to women who caught his interest. And ...

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Furbidden Knowledge

In 1999, Freedom Baird was in grad school, and Furbies--those furry little robot toys that talk to you and tell you to play with them--were all the rage. So Freedom, who was thinking about becoming a mom someday, decided to get a little practice by adopting two gerbils and one ...

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