The Connecting (and Isolating) Power of Digital Technology

Technology is a root driver of social change, but not a benign one. While the devices at our fingertips connect us more than ever, they can also be a source of isolation and inequality. Digital life brings both help and harm.

Thanks to reporter Robin Wilhoit of WBIR for inviting me to reflect on the sociological dimensions of technology as a prominent aspect of social life.

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