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Health by Numbers? Exploring the practice and experience of datafied health

Smith, Gavin; Vonthethoff, Ben


The widespread availability of portable sensing devices has given rise to growing numbers of people voluntarily self-tracking their daily experiences through the medium of digital data. At the extreme end of this trend is the 'Quantified Self' (QS) movement. This collective uses sensor-enabled tech to extensively map aspects of their personal lives, before sharing procedural insights at community ‘show and tell’ events. A key aim of the group is to better understand imperceptible bodily...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016-07-04
Type: Journal article
Source: Health Sociology Review
DOI: 10.1080/14461242.2016.1196600


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