Social Media: A Tool to Engage or Disengage?

In my previous post I commented on the idea raised by Sherry Turkle that social media can have a detrimental affect on society in that it can confuse superficial connection with genuine connection and communication. While that is certainly a growing problem it does not mean that social media is all bad. Like most tools…

The Innovation of Loneliness

This YouTube video is based on the book by Sherry Turkle – Alone. It illustrates quite succinctly how we are coming to confuse connection with communication and how that is contributing to a growing epidemic of loneliness. I’m asking you to spread awareness of this growing problem and to join me in countering it by…