OneZero
Published in

OneZero

Why Machines Will Never Feel Empathy: A Q&A With MIT’s Sherry Turkle

The pathbreaking MIT professor on her new memoir, and the past, present, and future of our efforts to make technology feel human

Sherry Turkle, founder of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self. Photo: Boston Globe/Getty Images

In the fall of 1976, Sherry Turkle was recruited to the faculty of MIT to join what would soon become the program on Science…

--

--

--

The undercurrents of the future. A publication from Medium about technology and people.

Recommended from Medium

What’s Next After Zoom?

Microsoft Store Welcomes Fortnite, Supports Third-Party Payments

What’s a Computer?

VRLA, The Largest AR/VR Conference In The US, Opens May 4th

Wyze Noise-Cancelling Headphones review: Startlingly affordable

Appstock

New Superpower of Graphene Revealed

Harnessing the negawatt

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Hope Reese

Hope Reese

Writer (currently) in Budapest, bylines @NYTimes, @TheAtlantic, @Undarkmag, @VICE, @voxdotcom & more; follow on Twitter @hope_reese; hopereese.com

More from Medium

Prior Knowledge in AI — Is it Really “Cheating”?

Big Dams Endanger the Amazon

Invisible AI CEO, Eric Danziger, appointed to the A3 Vision Strategy Board

The science behind Wordle