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Life on the screen : identity in the age of the Internet

Author: Sherry Turkle
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A book about people and how computers are causing us to reevaluate our identities in the age of the Internet.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Turkle, Sherry.
Life on the screen.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1995
(OCoLC)604229141
Online version:
Turkle, Sherry.
Life on the screen.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1995
(OCoLC)609329885
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sherry Turkle
ISBN: 0684803534 9780684803531 0684833484 9780684833484
OCLC Number: 33078560
Description: 347 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : identity in the age of the Internet --
I. The seductions of the interface. A tale of two aesthetics ; The triumph of tinkering --
II. Of dreams and beasts. Making a pass at a robot ; Taking things at interface value ; The quality of emergence ; Artificial life as the new frontier --
III. On the Internet. Aspects of the self ; TinySex and gender trouble ; Virtuality and its discontents ; Identity crisis --
A note on method: the inner history of technology.
Responsibility: Sherry Turkle.

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gy of online life and how the computer provokes new ways of thinking about our most basic concepts of self.  Read more...
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