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Sherry Turkle on Family, Artificial Intelligence, and the Empathy Diaries

Sherry Turkle on Family, Artificial Intelligence, and the Empathy Diaries

Update: 2021-03-152
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Psychologist and author Sherry Turkle of MIT talks about her book, The Empathy Diaries, with EconTalk host Russ Roberts. The Empathy Diaries is a memoir about Turkle's secretive family and how that secrecy turned Turkle into an acute observer, skilled at revealing the story behind the story. She also chronicles the early days of artificial intelligence and the evolution of the computer. Topics in this conversation include the challenges of family, the role of technology in our lives, the limits of artificial intelligence, and the importance of Bambi.

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Sherry Turkle on Family, Artificial Intelligence, and the Empathy Diaries

Sherry Turkle on Family, Artificial Intelligence, and the Empathy Diaries

EconTalk: Russ Roberts