Science and Technology

What Is Technology’s Toll on Intimacy?

February 22, 2017  • Aspen Ideas to Go

Thanks to technology, we are more connected than ever—digitally. But at what cost? How have technologies, like online dating sites and apps like Tinder, changed attitudes and behaviors? How do we choose a partner and stay interested when we have an almost infinite world of choices at our fingertips? Will marriage become a thing of the past? Match.com’s Chief Scientific Advisor Helen Fisher joins Eric Klinenberg, co-author of “Modern Romance,” and Christie Hefner, former CEO of Playboy Enterprises for a conversation about technology’s toll on intimacy.

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