Life on the Screen: Identity in the Age of the Internet

Life on the Screen: Identity in the Age of the Internet

Sherry Turkle


lifestyles at the display is a booklet now not approximately desktops, yet approximately humans and the way pcs are inflicting us to reevaluate our identities within the age of the net. we're utilizing existence at the reveal to interact in new methods of pondering evolution, relationships, politics, intercourse, and the self. lifestyles at the reveal strains a suite of boundary negotiations, telling the tale of the altering impression of the pc on our mental lives and our evolving rules approximately minds, our bodies, and machines. what's rising, Turkle says, is a brand new experience of identification- as decentered and a number of. She describes developments in computing device layout, in synthetic intelligence, and in people's studies of digital environments that ensure a dramatic shift in our notions of self, different, laptop, and international. the pc emerges as an item that brings postmodernism right down to earth.

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