Comments for Bot, Will You Be My Friend?

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Produced by Mark Sommer, Gregg McVicar and Naihma Deady

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Summary: An interview with MIT Professor Sherry Turkle, author of "Alone Together: Why We Expect More From Technology and Less From Each Other." She asks how new technologies (robots, texting, Twitter, etc.) serve our human purposes.

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A fascinating conversation.

It is rare to have scientific and humanistic ideas woven together this thoughtfully--an engaging treatment of an important and under-discussed topic.