The Death Of Real Conversation, Part 7,181

With new technologies like smartphones and Facebooks come new old things to lament losing — “human relationships” and “face-to-face conversation” being favorites, which MIT professor Sherry Turkle mourn here. It’s sort of true: I almost never turn to John, plant my lips next to his ear and tell him I love him anymore — because he’s always wearing headphones — I just IM emoji and wonder if he knows how I really feel.

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