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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…




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