Technology is a Symptom

Depression. Anxiety. Adolescent angst. The tail end of Turkle’s book, Alone Together, focuses on topics of betrayal, escapism, anxiety, and how technology impacts each of these areas. Turkle relies on extreme cases, but I saw a lot of powerful insights in the areas she explored. Examples of individuals struggling with employment, social interaction and life […]

Alone Together.

I enjoyed the readings for this week’s class. And as a parent, I found myself feeling really nervous about parenting two girls who will someday have to experience adolescence. ETA: It wasn’t the about the technology. It was more about the fact that ohmygod isn’t it really hard to be a teenager? Ever? 1960. 1990. […]