Left to Our Own Devices: Outsmarting Smart Technology to Reclaim Our Relationships, Health, and Focus

Author:   Margaret E. Morris ,  Sherry Turkle (Abby Rockefeller Mauze Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology at MIT and Founder, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Publisher:   MIT Press Ltd
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9780262039130


Pages:   192
Publication Date:   25 December 2018
Recommended Age:   From 18 years
Format:   Hardback
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Author:   Margaret E. Morris ,  Sherry Turkle (Abby Rockefeller Mauze Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology at MIT and Founder, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Publisher:   MIT Press Ltd
Imprint:   MIT Press
Dimensions:   Width: 15.20cm , Height: 1.90cm , Length: 22.90cm
ISBN:  

9780262039130


ISBN 10:   0262039133
Pages:   192
Publication Date:   25 December 2018
Recommended Age:   From 18 years
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Morris is a skillful storyteller. This book is a good read for today's digital health initiatives and for clinicians hoping to keep up to date in current trends in mental health technology. -Psychiatric Times


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Margaret E. Morris is a clinical psychologist, researcher, and creator of technologies to support well-being. A Senior Research Scientist at Intel from 2002 to 2016, she has conducted User Experience research at Amazon and is an affiliate faculty member in the Department of Human-Centered Design and Engineering at the University of Washington. Sherry Turkle is Abby Rockefeller Mauze Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology at MIT and Founder and Director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self. A psychoanalytically trained sociologist and psychologist, she is the author of The Second Self: Computers and the Human Spirit (Twentieth Anniversary Edition, MIT Press), Life on the Screen: Identity in the Age of the Internet, and Psychoanalytic Politics: Jacques Lacan and Freud's French Revolution. She is the editor of Evocative Objects: Things We Think With, Falling for Science: Objects in Mind, and The Inner History of Devices, all three published by the MIT Press.

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