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New frontiers of quantified self 2

Amon Rapp, Federica Cena, Judy Kay, Bob Kummerfeld, Frank Hopfgartner, Till Plumbaum, Jakob Eg Larsen, Daniel A. Epstein, Rúben Gouveia
2016 Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing Adjunct - UbiComp '16  
In this workshop we aim at refocusing the QS debate on the value of data for providing new services.  ...  While the Quantified Self (QS) community is described in terms of "self-knowledge through numbers" people are increasingly demanding value and meaning.  ...  In this new edition of the New Frontiers of Quantified Self workshop, we want to investigate how to go beyond the collection challenges of QS.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2968219.2968331 dblp:conf/huc/RappCKKHPLEG16 fatcat:ldzx7phquvaelnfnfqzv2tqopy

Integrating Social Scientific Perspectives on the Quantified Employee Self

Thomas Calvard
2019 Social Sciences  
A key technological trend in big data science is that of the quantified self, whereby individuals can self-track their health and well-being using various sources of information.  ...  Embodied sensemaking views the employee as a self-conscious user of big data seeking to make sense of their embeddedness in wider digital and organizational environments.  ...  Overall, workplaces and employees could organize their digital and well-being agendas around the three frontiers identified by Rapp and colleagues (Rapp et al. 2015 )-finding new ways for engaging users  ... 
doi:10.3390/socsci8090262 fatcat:5eeojxnambhazkl3tz6ei2rk6u

"Sharing Is Caring:" Australian Self-Trackers' Concepts and Practices of Personal Data Sharing and Privacy

Deborah Lupton
2021 Frontiers in Digital Health  
In this article, I report on findings from an interview-based study of long-term Australian self-trackers who were collecting and reviewing personal information about their bodies and other aspects of  ...  Self-tracking technologies and practices offer ways of generating vast reams of personal details, raising questions about how these data are revealed or exposed to others.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Thanks are due to the University of Canberra for funding the study and to the participants for taking part.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fdgth.2021.649275 pmid:34713123 pmcid:PMC8521845 fatcat:52pzfk3tj5f2nm4tnbcj3rhwty

The Quantified Self-in-Place: Opportunities and Challenges for Place-Based N-of-1 Datasets

Benjamin W. Chrisinger
2020 Frontiers in Computer Science  
Overall, the paper offers a vision for situating the quantified self in place, where researchers could support and amplify the creativity of self-tracking communities, and build testable hypotheses from  ...  When paired with geocoordinates, data from self-tracking technologies can offer new opportunities for researchers and participants to explore these causal pathways.  ...  Quantified Self-in-Place The opportunities for place-based N-of-1 studies are complemented by a broadening public use of wearable and self-tracking technologies, including a growing "quantified self "  ... 
doi:10.3389/fcomp.2020.00038 fatcat:c2wrt5zuufcgrdwacysh7sxlhy

Feminist Science Interventions in Self-Tracking Technology

Alessandra Mularoni
2021 Catalyst Feminism Theory Technoscience  
This essay examines the complex biases embedded in self-tracking technologies and introduces three manifestations of feminist science that subvert the monetization of personal health information: feminist  ...  Against the lure of connectivity, feminist science looks to circumvention as a method for understanding and disrupting the gendered and raced politics embedded in self-tracking technology.  ...  Acknowledgements I am grateful to the editors of this special issue, Luna Dolezal and Venla Oikkonen, and to the anonymous reviewers for their generous readings of this article.  ... 
doi:10.28968/cftt.v7i1.34062 fatcat:2mttqkh5nbawzmnrvhom4j2t3e

Health 2050: The Realization of Personalized Medicine through Crowdsourcing, the Quantified Self, and the Participatory Biocitizen

Melanie Swan
2012 Journal of Personalized Medicine  
This paper sets forth a vision and plan for the realization of preventive medicine by 2050 and examines efforts already underway such as participatory health initiatives, the era of big health data, and  ...  The concepts of health and health care are moving towards the notion of personalized preventive health maintenance and away from an exclusive focus on the cure of disease.  ...  Acknowledgements The author would like to acknowledge DIYgenomics/Genomera crowdsourced study participants, particularly in the 'Vitamin B-9 and MTHFR variants' and 'Knowledge generation through self-experimentation  ... 
doi:10.3390/jpm2030093 pmid:25562203 pmcid:PMC4251367 fatcat:ryumujluvbfw5cotb6p6z7facy

Digital Twins and the Emerging Science of Self: Implications for Digital Health Experience Design and "Small" Data

Steven M. Schwartz, Kevin Wildenhaus, Amy Bucher, Brigid Byrd
2020 Frontiers in Computer Science  
As treatment development and testing move toward the precision of individual differences inherent in every person and every treatment response (or non-response), group data and more recent big data approaches  ...  for generating new knowledge offer limited help to end users (including practitioners) for helping individuals evaluate their own digital twin-generated data and change over time under different conditions  ...  AUTHOR CONTRIBUTIONS All authors listed have made a substantial, direct and intellectual contribution to the work, and approved it for publication.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fcomp.2020.00031 fatcat:t7zgftcpzja7fgb4g5pxwxxthe

Exploring Value Propositions to Drive Self-Sovereign Identity Adoption

Mick Lockwood
2021 Frontiers in Blockchain  
This work extends a related investigation of a full agency engagement with a User-Centred Data Ecosystem utilising what is described as a Sovereign Boundary Mechanism (SBM).  ...  This paper presents research exploring the balancing of interactive friction and value proposition in the context of Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI) technology adoption.  ...  use of personal data, and engagement with activities and opportunities to protect and control personal information.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fbloc.2021.611945 doaj:845d3e5c9f294b3e922584b999b3bc93 fatcat:26kdessxz5crrbeqvipudkqoba

Web 2.0 Technologies of the Self

Maria Bakardjieva, Georgia Gaden
2011 Philosophy & Technology  
The label tentatively chosen for the new turn in the medium's evolution is Web 2.0.  ...  This conceptual choice, we argue, furnishes a study of Web 2.0 use, which holds in balance its liberatory potential and its susceptibility to new forms of domination, rationalization and commodification  ...  Acknowledgment The development of the ideas presented in this article has benefited from feedback and discussions in the context of the symposium Cultural Technologies/Culture of Technologies at Södertörn  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13347-011-0032-9 fatcat:s3bx3ahhyjbedfw7ha544blnqa

The Impact of Mindset on Self-Tracking Experience

Elçin Hancı, Peter A. M. Ruijten, Joyca Lacroix, Wijnand A. IJsselsteijn
2021 Frontiers in Digital Health  
This paper investigates the concept of mindset in the context of self-tracking and uses online survey data from individuals wearing a self-tracking device (n = 290) to explore the ways in which users with  ...  Overall, considering that how users respond to the self-tracking data is one of the core dimensions of self-tracking, our results suggest that mindset is one of the important determinants in shaping the  ...  From data fetishism to quantifying selves: self-tracking practices and the other values of data. New Media Soc.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fdgth.2021.676742 pmid:34713146 pmcid:PMC8521810 fatcat:jq3yibrbdra5nf4t5ye2vsapwy

Exploring Human-Tech Hybridity at the Intersection of Extended Cognition and Distributed Agency: A Focus on Self-Tracking Devices

Rikke Duus, Mike Cooray, Nadine C. Page
2018 Frontiers in Psychology  
Using a qualitative method, we analyzed the experiences of using a WAT, with a specific focus on how the tracker and the individual solve tasks, share competences, develop new skills, and negotiate for  ...  Using the extended mind theory (EMT) and agential intra-action, we aimed at exploring how human-tech hybrids gain collective skills and how these are put to use; how agency is expressed and how this affects  ...  The WATs affect, and for some transform, the experience of being-in-the-world, as they provide a new layer of quantified "life data."  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01432 pmid:30150957 pmcid:PMC6099722 fatcat:a52dpswzfrajdngcjft64gj3x4

Contiguous identities

Michael Saker, Jordan Frith
2022 First Monday  
We then argue that the virtual self is not a singular entity per se but forms a contiguous connection between the lived experience of VR and data gathered through social media about the identity associated  ...  Significantly, as of November 2021, users have only been able to access the VR space of Meta if they sign in through their social networking account.  ...  There is little in them about VR and few of the documents directly addressed how Facebook collects and uses user data.  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v27i3.12471 fatcat:ef6ccp5d7jannffkz7dkrchhtu

Emerging Patient-Driven Health Care Models: An Examination of Health Social Networks, Consumer Personalized Medicine and Quantified Self-Tracking

Melanie Swan
2009 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
This paper examines three categories of novel health services: health social networks, consumer personalized medicine and quantified self-tracking.  ...  A new class of patient-driven health care services is emerging to supplement and extend traditional health care delivery models and empower patient self-care.  ...  in quantified self-tracking health applications is wearable devices with automated data collection (Table 3 ).  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph6020492 pmid:19440396 pmcid:PMC2672358 fatcat:4ug7hubvtfcmtl5phyr7fcvofa

Master thesis: Growth and Self-Organization Processes in Directed Social Network [article]

Vladimir Gligorijevic
2013 arXiv   pre-print
Analysis of time series reveals self-organized dynamics with long-range temporal correlations in user actions.  ...  Beyond the topological features, the emergent collective state is further quantified by analysis of time series of users activities driven by emotions.  ...  These online communications can be seen as a large-scale social experiment where users’ activity and interactions on the Web can be quantified and stored in such way so that they can be further used for  ... 
arXiv:1303.3990v3 fatcat:apsato2mpjf6hmqtrxn74mzzem

Distributed Ledger Technologies, Value Accounting, and the Self Sovereign Identity

Sarah Manski
2020 Frontiers in Blockchain  
This paper investigates how the new possibilities afforded through distributed ledger technology make possible an alternative future of generative value accounting and self-sovereign identity practices  ...  Technological activists are designing blockchains and other distributed ledger technologies to challenge extractive value-accounting and identity management in global capitalism.  ...  The self-sovereign infrastructure allows users to set boundaries regarding who has access to their data and maintain their privacy. It can also reward users for being contributors.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fbloc.2020.00029 fatcat:mgcmeaznnraerl42t4imi7jpnu
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