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Quantified: Biosensing Technologies in Everyday Life

Dawn Nafus (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034173
eISBN:
9780262334549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034173.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Today anyone can purchase technology that can track, quantify, and measure the body and its environment. Wearable or portable sensors detect heart rates, glucose levels, steps taken, water quality, ... More


Data in the Age of Digital Reproduction: Reading the Quantified Self through Walter Benjamin

Jamie Sherman

in Quantified: Biosensing Technologies in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034173
eISBN:
9780262334549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034173.003.0002
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter draws on Benjamin’s discussion of accelerating mechanisms of image capture and distribution in the early 20th Century as a lens through which to view the contemporary acceleration of ... More


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