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Self-tracking

Author: Gina Neff; Dawn Nafus
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2016]
Series: MIT Press essential knowledge series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Today, people use technology to self-track: hours slept, steps taken, calories consumed, medications administered. In this book, Gina Neff and Dawn Nafus describe what it means when people turn their everyday experience into data."--Page 4 of cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gina Neff; Dawn Nafus
ISBN: 9780262529129 0262529122
OCLC Number: 926821310
Description: xi, 233 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: An introduction to self-tracking --
What is at stake? The personal gets political --
Making sense of data --
Self-tracking and the technology industry --
Self-tracking and medicine --
Future directions for self-tracking.
Series Title: MIT Press essential knowledge series.
Responsibility: Gina Neff and Dawn Nafus.

Abstract:

"Today, people use technology to self-track: hours slept, steps taken, calories consumed, medications administered. In this book, Gina Neff and Dawn Nafus describe what it means when people turn their everyday experience into data."--Page 4 of cover.
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