Technology can make it easier for people to connect with others, but it can also take a toll on relationships; and are you entitled to the same level of privacy for a paper letter as an e-mail? The New York Times presents a podcast by professor Sherry Turkle of M.I.T., who discusses her new book “Alone Together: Why We Expect More From Technology and Less From Each Other,” and Claire Cain Miller of the Times, who chats about the current state of communications privacy laws…

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Meris Stansbury

Meris Stansbury is the Editorial Director for both eSchool News and eCampus News, and was formerly the Managing Editor of eCampus News. Before working at eSchool Media, Meris worked as an assistant editor for The World and I, an online curriculum publication. She graduated from Kenyon College in 2006 with a BA in English, and enjoys spending way too much time either reading or cooking.