Digital Dalliances and Interpersonal Civility: Socializing in the 21st Century with Luvvie Ajayi & Professor Russell Golman
Original Air Date Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Socializing with friends can bring happiness and fulfillment to our lives.
But when a large percentage of our friends exist only online, do we miss many of the rewarding aspects of friendship? When faced with hardship or tragedy can online support be enough to accommodate true healing? Where do we draw the line between virtual and physical connections? Host, Lisa Kamen welcomes two observers of digital declarations, Luvvie Ajayi and Professor Russell Golman. Luvvie takes a jocular punch at social media realities and hashtag madness and Professor Golman describes how our digital behavior corresponds to happiness and our collective welfare.
Luvvie Ajayi, award-winning writer, pop culture critic, is the comedic voice behind the popular blog AwesomelyLuvvie.com, which has caught the attention of likes of Shonda Rhimes and Ava DuVernay for both her ‘Scandal’ recaps and social commentary. Luvvie is also a digital strategist, and noted speaker. Luvvie was born in Nigeria and now lives in Chicago.
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Russell Golman is an Assistant Professor of Behavioral Economics and Decision Sciences in the Department of Social & Decision Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University. Professor Golman combines economics, psychology, and mathematics to develop theories about why people make the choices they make. He is known for his behavioral decision research on the topic of belief-based utility and his behavioral game theory research on the topic of strategic decision making in social interactions. His pioneering, interdisciplinary research has been published in academic journals in economics, psychology, and decision making.
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“Actions speak louder than words.” @iLuvvit @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“You can absolutely build solid, genuine relationships online.” @iLuvvit @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“Perspective is everything.” @iLuvvit @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“We are not our social media personas.” @LisaKamen on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“Post Traumatic Growth is when you are able to take a terrible situation and be positively transformed by it.” @LisaKamen on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“It's much easier to get through difficult times when you know that there are people who care about you and who want to help.” — Prof. Russell Golman on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“As a whole, the younger generation seems quite confident in their ability to create change in the world.” — Prof. Russell Golman on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“The billionaire is not a billion times more happy than the average Joe.” @LisaKamen on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet
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