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Language: en
Pages: 155
Authors: Btihaj Ajana
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-01 - Publisher: Springer

This book provides an empirical and philosophical investigation of self-tracking practices. In recent years, there has been an explosion of apps and devices that enable the data capturing and monitoring of everyday activities, behaviours and habits. Encouraged by movements such as the Quantified Self, a growing number of people are
Self-Tracking
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Gina Neff, Dawn Nafus
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-24 - Publisher: MIT Press

What happens when people turn their everyday experience into data: an introduction to the essential ideas and key challenges of self-tracking. People keep track. In the eighteenth century, Benjamin Franklin kept charts of time spent and virtues lived up to. Today, people use technology to self-track: hours slept, steps taken,
Self-Tracking, Health and Medicine
Language: en
Pages: 118
Authors: Deborah Lupton
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-02 - Publisher: Routledge

Self-tracking practices are part of many health and medical domains. The introduction of digital technologies such as smartphones, tablet computers, apps, social media platforms, dedicated patient support sites and wireless devices for medical monitoring has contributed to the expansion of opportunities for people to engage in self-tracking of their bodies
The Politics and Possibilities of Self-Tracking Technology
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Suneel Jethani
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-18 - Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

The Politics and Possibilities of Self-Tracking Technology focuses on the dialectical relationship between users and designers of wearable technology to examine how datafication processes redefine the body, and explores what this means for the design, administration and study of self-tracking systems.
Self-Tracking
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: Gina Neff, Dawn Nafus
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-24 - Publisher: MIT Press

What happens when people turn their everyday experience into data: an introduction to the essential ideas and key challenges of self-tracking. People keep track. In the eighteenth century, Benjamin Franklin kept charts of time spent and virtues lived up to. Today, people use technology to self-track: hours slept, steps taken,