externalizing our bodies through data to learn more about ourselves.
This process creates a bridge between our biological and personal information and the technical products in our lives.
It's easier than ever to find interesting patterns in commonly collected data; here, a person notices their weight increasing.
Based on our observations, we can start to ask new questions about ourselves to find correlations and trends; here, that an increase in visits to the local sandwich shop is correlated with weight gain.
Spreadsheet entries with qualitative data can be analyzed for patterns to explain why weight gain may have occurred.
Reducing people to data
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