Reclaiming Conversation

Turkle, Sherry. (2015). Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age. New York, NY: Penguin Press. Look up from this page right now and observe your current surroundings. If there are people around, spot what they are doing. Are they talking to one another? Or are they looking down at their phones, completely […]

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I don’t have much time. No, I did not just receive a fatal diagnosis. I simply don’t have much time to keep your attention. According to Microsoft Canada, the average human attention span is only eight seconds (28). I would have a better chance writing to goldfish (attention span: nine seconds). Unfortunately, we do not […]

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Your Use of the Internet

Discussion Outline for 2009 YP Convention What’s going on in your life? Are the internet and cell-phones necessities in life, or just tools? Answer this from the point of view of your life; how much are they are part of your life and how would you do without them? What are some of the positive […]

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