Analysis Of Stop Googling Let's Talk By Sherry Turkle

analytical Essay
1276 words
1276 words

In the world today, people are constantly surrounded by technology. At any given moment, we can connect to others around the world through our phones, computers, tablets, and even our watches. With so many connections to the outside world, one would think we have gained more insight into having better relationships with the people that matter the most. Despite these connections, people are more distant to one another than ever. In the article, “Stop Googling. Let’s Talk," author Sherry Turkle details her findings on how people have stopped having real conversations and argues the loss of empathy and solitude are due to today’s technology. Turkle details compelling discoveries on how technology has changed relationships in “Stop Googling. Let’s Talk,” and her credibility is apparent through years of research and the persuasive evidence that supports her claims. In “Stop Googling. Let’s Talk,” Turkle provides her research and evidence that people have disconnected themselves from real-world situations. Turkle begins her article by explaining how teens learned that they could be connected to technology on their phones, and still look as if they were present in the conversations they were having. Teens first discovered they could use their phones in secrecy, to get away …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how sherry turkle details her findings on how technology has changed relationships in "stop googling. let's talk."
  • Analyzes how turkle's article, "stop googling. let’s talk," shows that people have disconnected themselves from real-world situations.
  • Analyzes turkle's research that children can learn to have a better understanding of others when technology is removed, and that people learn important social skills when they are alone.
  • Analyzes how turkle suggests that people should spend more time alone and make time where there is no technology present. she concludes the article with her belief that humans can learn to communicate with each other once again.
  • Analyzes how turkle provides compelling evidence throughout her article concerning the loss of communication and "empathy."
  • Analyzes how turkle's article describes how college students manage their relationships. instead of young adults enjoying their time together, they can be engrossed with their phones while being together in the same room.
  • Analyzes how turkle shows how technology has even changed the way younger children are communicating. children and teens are busy on their phones as soon as they are let out of school.
  • Analyzes how turkle effectively uses her experience in psychology to show readers how technology has changed the way people interact with one another.
  • Analyzes how turkle's article argues that people need to be alone. there is a new sense of fear of being alone, and it spans generations.
  • Opines that turkle's article is relatable because people feel more alone now than ever, even though they are connected to numerous people at any given moment.

Turkle discovered, “You can put your attention wherever you want to be,” is something college students believe in.(Turkle) Being able to observe this as a mother gives a sense of sadness. Instead of young adults enjoying their time together and hanging out, they can be seen engrossed with their phones while being together in the same room. A new sense of togetherness has also emerged, where people do not need to be near their friends to be hanging out. College students can live vicariously through their friends’ Snapchat stories and texting is the best way to communicate with each

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