I Am Data, Therefore I Am.

As far as self-obsession is concerned, technology is the ultimate enabler. Thanks to smartphones, tablets, and laptops, I now keep a record of my daily caloric intake and expenditure, quality of sleep, walking speed, personal happiness, internal dialogue and thought stream, and productivity during work. The “Track Your Happiness” app asks how I feel at random times in the day, providing a real time record of my state of well-being. “Sparkpeople” takes my daily food intake and calculates the breakdown by fats, carbohydrates and protein, putting a happy green when I meet my goals and coloring an angry red when … Continue reading I Am Data, Therefore I Am.