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About the Author
Sherry Turkle is the Abby Rockefeller Mauzé professor of the social studies of science and technology at MIT.
Sherry is a consultant, researcher, social psychologist, and best-selling author. She has spent the last 30 years researching the psychology of people's relationships with technology, investigating the intersection of digital technology and human relationships from the early days of personal computers to our current world of robotics, artificial intelligence, social networking, and mobile connectivity. She is also the founding director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self, a center of research and reflection on the evolving connections between people and artifacts.