The anthropology of self-tracking devices (video)

Cultural anthropologist Natasha Schüll bridged the gap between human interaction and machine workings in her research on gambling. Her current research focuses on the design and use of self-tracking devices – such as when individuals use digital software to record and graphically visualize personal data – and examines what these behaviors say about society’s changing cultural and political values.

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Also check out her unusual take on the Apple Watch.

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