Seeing Ourselves Through Technology: How We Use Selfies, Blogs and Wearable Devices to See and Shape Ourselves
Seeing Ourselves Through Technology How We Use Selfies, Blogs and Wearable Devices to See and Shape Ourselves, Walker Rettberg Jill, ISBN: 9781137476661, DOI: 10.1057/9781137476661, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014
112 Pages Posted: 27 Feb 2017
Date Written: 2014
Selfies, blogs and lifelogging devices help us understand ourselves, building on long histories of written, visual and quantitative modes of self-representations. This book uses examples to explore the balance between using technology to see ourselves and allowing our machines to tell us who we are.
Keywords: selfies, self-representation, social media, blogs, wearable computing, self-tracking, quantified self
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