vendredi 8 octobre 2010

A Scale that Tweets Your Weight? Meet the Quantified Self

A scale that automatically tweets your weight? How about a website that analyzes the specifics of your love life? Journalist Anand Giridharadas reflects on burgeoning technologies that facilitate the quantification of daily life, and suggests users consider the deeper implications of the "quantified self."

As social networks become more pervasive and change the way we interact, New York Times columnist Anand Giridharadas asks what happens "to our minds and our hearts when we become digital people?" Is the social web the world finds itself tangled in a totally new experience?

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