Download Seeing Ourselves Through Technology, How We Use Selfies, Blogs and Wearable Devices to See and Shape Ourselves Free Book

This book is open access under a CC BY license. Selfies, blogs and lifelogging devices have become important ways in which we understand ourselves. Jill Walker Rettberg analyses these and related genres as three intertwined modes of self-representation: visual, written and quantitative. Rettberg explores topics like the meaning of Instagram filters, smartphone apps that write…

Download Seeing Ourselves Through Technology, How We Use Selfies, Blogs and Wearable Devices to See and Shape Ourselves Free Book

This book is open access under a CC BY license. 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.