A Good Time for the Good Craic


“We’re talking all the time. We text and post and chat. We may even begin to feel more at home in the world of our screens,” writes Sherry Turkle in her book “Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age.” “Among family and friends, colleagues and lovers, we turn to our phones instead of each other. We readily admit we would rather send an electronic message or mail than commit to a face-to-face meeting or a telephone call.”