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The Quantified Self in the Age of Radical Transparency

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posted on 2016-09-03, 00:00 authored by Toija CinqueToija Cinque
Held on 3 June, 2016 at Deakin University Melbourne this colloquium was organized around the issues of the growth of personal data collection, data sharing as well as increased self-tracking practices using social media (such as tablets and smart phones) linked to wearable devices (such as Fitbits) and the various implications/advantages for children. Developing a greater understanding of children’s growing interaction with wearable options is a research focus for a number in the group, given that technological devices are increasingly embedded in childhood development and can be found in the social, educational and familial settings.

We were lucky to have Principal Research Fellow in Digital Social and Cultural Research in the Institute for Culture and Society, Associate Professor, Amanda Third, joining us from the Western Sydney University; Executive Director - Cyberspace Law and Policy Centre, David Vaile from UNSW; and, Dr Nicky Ridgers, Senior Research Fellow in the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN), School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at Deakin University. The session was recorded for the Persona, Celebrity Publics (PCP) research group's ’Thought Leaders’ In Conversation series.



The Quantified Self in the Age of Radical Transparency


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Proceedings of The Quantified Self in the Age of Radical Transparency